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Essentials of Strategic Management

The Quest for Competitive Advantage

Author: John Gamble,Arthur A. Thompson,Margaret Ann Peteraf

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781259546983

Category: Business planning

Page: 496

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Revised edition of the authors' Essentials of strategic management, 2015.

Essentials of Strategic Management: Pearson New International Edition

Author: J. David Hunger,Thomas L. Wheelen

Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed

ISBN: 1292034157

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 192

View: 2549

For undergraduate and graduate level Strategic Management courses. Get straight to the heart of important strategic management concepts. This brief text offers a concise explanation of the most important concepts and techniques in strategic management. Further, cases and simulations are a perfect supplement to Essentials of Strategic Management, while its brevity also makes it suitable for use in corporate and executive training programs. This edition contains new information to reflect the latest changes in the discipline while remaining brief and to the point.

Essentials of Strategic Management

Author: Charles Hill,Gareth Jones

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1111525196

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 432

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Thorough yet concise, ESSENTIALS OF STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT, Third Edition, is a brief version of the authors’ market-leading text STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT: AN INTEGRATED APPROACH. Following the same framework as the larger book, ESSENTIALS helps students identify and focus on core concepts in the field in a more succinct, streamlined format. Based on real-world practices and current thinking, the text’s presentation of strategic management features an increased emphasis on the business model concept as a way of framing the issues of competitive advantage. Cutting-edge research, new strategic management theory, and a hands-on approach allow students to explore major topics in management, including corporate performance, governance, strategic leadership, technology, and business ethics. In addition, a high-quality case program examines small, medium, and large companies--both domestic and international--so that students gain experience putting chapter concepts into real-world practice in a variety of scenarios. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Strategic Management and Competitive Advantage

Concepts and Cases

Author: Jay B. Barney,William S. Hesterly

Publisher: Pearson

ISBN: 9780134741147

Category:

Page: 544

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For courses in strategy and strategic management. Core strategic management concepts without the excess Strategic Management and Competitive Advantage: Concepts and Cases strips out the unnecessary, by presenting material that answers the question: does this concept help students analyze real business situations? Each chapter has four short sections that cover specific issues in depth, to adapt the text to the students' particular needs. By utilizing this carefully crafted approach, the 6th Edition provides students with the tools they need for strategic analysis. Also available with MyLab Management By combining trusted authors' content with digital tools and a flexible platform, MyLab personalizes the learning experience and improves results for each student. Note: You are purchasing a standalone product; MyLab Management does not come packaged with this content. Students, if interested in purchasing this title with MyLab, ask your instructor to confirm the correct package ISBN and Course ID. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information. If you would like to purchase both the physical text and MyLab Management, search for: 0134890507 / 9780134890500 Strategic Management and Competitive Advantage: Concepts and Cases Plus MyLab Management with Pearson eText -- Access Card Package, 6/e Package consists of: 0134741145 / 9780134741147 Strategic Management and Competitive Advantage: Concepts and Cases 0134744497 / 9780134744490 MyLab Management with Pearson eText -- Access Card -- for Strategic Management and Competitive Advantage: Concepts and Cases

Essentials of Strategic Planning in Healthcare

Author: Jeffrey P. Harrison

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781567937916

Category: Health planning

Page: N.A

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Essentials of Management

Author: Andrew J. DuBrin

Publisher: South-Western Pub

ISBN: N.A

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 472

View: 6374

Information: 5th ed. Includes bibliographical references and index.

The Fast Forward MBA in Project Management

Author: Eric Verzuh

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119086671

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 528

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The all-inclusive guide to exceptional project management The Fast Forward MBA in Project Management is the comprehensive guide to real-world project management methods, tools, and techniques. Practical, easy-to-use, and deeply thorough, this book gives you answers you need now. You'll find the cutting-edge ideas and hard-won wisdom of one of the field's leading experts, delivered in short, lively segments that address common management issues. Brief descriptions of important concepts, tips on real-world applications, and compact case studies illustrate the most sought-after skills and the pitfalls you should watch out for. This new fifth edition features new case studies, new information on engaging stakeholders, change management, new guidance on using Agile techniques, and new content that integrates current events and trends in the project management sphere. Project management is a complex role, with seemingly conflicting demands that must be coordinated into a single, overarching, executable strategy — all within certain time, resource, and budget constraints. This book shows you how to get it all together and get it done, with expert guidance every step of the way. Navigate complex management issues effectively Master key concepts and real-world applications Learn from case studies of today's leading experts Keep your project on track, on time, and on budget From finding the right sponsor to clarifying objectives to setting a realistic schedule and budget projection, all across different departments, executive levels, or technical domains, project management incorporates a wide range of competencies. The Fast Forward MBA in Project Management shows you what you need to know, the best way to do it, and what to watch out for along the way.

Leadership and Nursing Care Management

Author: Diane Huber

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 145574073X

Category:

Page: 560

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Research Notes in each chapter summarize relevant nursing leadership and management studies and show how research findings can be applied in practice. Leadership and Management Behavior boxes in each chapter highlight the performance and conduct expected of nurse leaders, managers, and executives. Leading and Managing Defined boxes in each chapter list key terminology related to leadership and management, and their definitions. Case Studies at the end of each chapter present real-world leadership and management situations and illustrate how key chapter concepts can be applied to actual practice. Critical Thinking Questions at the end of each chapter present clinical situations followed by critical thinking questions that allow you to reflect on chapter content, critically analyze the information, and apply it to the situation.A new Patient Acuity chapter uses evidence-based tools to discuss how patient acuity measurement can be done in ways that are specific to nursing. A reader-friendly format breaks key content into easy-to-scan bulleted lists. Chapters are divided according to the AONE competencies for nurse leaders, managers, and executives. Practical Tips boxes highlight useful strategies for applying leadership and management skills to practice.

Strategic Management

Awareness & Change

Author: John L. Thompson,Frank Martin

Publisher: Cengage Learning EMEA

ISBN: 1408018071

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 802

View: 9008

The new edition of Strategic management by Thompson and Martin is essential reading for all students of strategy at undergraduate, diploma and MBA level. Maintaining the traditional analysis, formulation and implementation framework, the sixth edition has been revised and updated to include modern strategy topics such as the Blue Ocean strategy, as well as new cases throughout the text which have been expertly prepared by ECCH case tutor, John Thompson. New experiential activity can be found at the end of every chapter to offer students a more applied and in-depth learning experience.

Introduction to Research

Understanding and Applying Multiple Strategies

Author: Elizabeth DePoy,Laura N. Gitlin

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323261728

Category: Medical

Page: 416

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Bridge the gap between research and practice with Introduction to Research: Understanding and Applying Multiple Strategies, 5th Edition. This easy-to-read edition covers all the major research design strategies: qualitative, quantitative, naturalistic, experimental-type, and mixed method. And with the text’s up-to-date research information and references, you will have a solid foundation from which to critique and understand research designs and their applications to healthcare and human service settings. Case examples provide real-life snapshots of what it is like to participate in different types of research processes, identify research dilemmas relevant to chapter subjects, and alert you to problems you might encounter. Authors make the topics more accessible, so research becomes more relevant - and topics come to life. Covers experimental-type, naturalistic, and mixed method design strategies to improve your ability to compare, contrast, and integrate different methods. Presents complex information clearly in a highly readable, and easy-to-understand, manner. Includes detailed discussions of qualitative and quantitative methodologies, a unique and balanced focus that makes this text more comprehensive than others in its field. NEW! Up-to-date research methods, strategies, and references, like digital sources, visual methods, and geographical analysis, give you the latest information on research in diverse areas of health and human services.

Strategic Management of Technological Innovation

Author: Melissa Schilling

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education

ISBN: 1259737810

Category:

Page: 352

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Fundamentals of Human Resource Management

Author: Barry Gerhart,John R. Hollenbeck,Raymond Andrew Noe,Patrick M. Wright

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education

ISBN: 9781259686702

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 576

View: 6553

Fundamentals of Human Resource Management provides a complete introduction to human resource management for the general business manager who wants to learn more about how HRM is used in the everyday work environment. Its adaptive learning program and its engaging, focused, and applied content make it the fastest growing HRM program on the market.

Gower Handbook of Supply Chain Management

Author: John Gattorna

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1351932292

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 720

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The ability to build and also maintain a world class logistics and distribution network is an essential ingredient in the success of the world's leading businesses, but keeping pace with changes in your sector and in others is hard to do. With the Gower Handbook of Supply Chain Management you will need to look no further. Written by a team of leading consultants with contributions from leading academic experts, this book will help you to keep pace with the latest global developments in supply chain management and logistics, and plan for the future. This book has over thirty chapters with detailed accounts of key topics and the latest developments, from e-collaboration and CRM integration, to reverse logistics and strategic sourcing, and includes case studies from Asia, Europe and North America. It looks at all aspects of operational excellence in logistics and supply chain management. The Gower Handbook of Supply Chain Management will help managers to benchmark their operations against the best-of-breed supply chains across the world. It provides a unique single source of expert opinion and experience.

Essentials of Human Resource Management

Author: Shaun Tyson

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136155074

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 440

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The field of human resource management changes rapidly. Following the recession, new approaches are needed to succeed in a highly competitive global market place, and HR managers now draw on disciplines such as business strategy, marketing, information systems and corporate social responsibility to meet the need for functional interdependence. Essentials of Human Resource Management, 6th Edition uniquely provides a strategic explanation of how established human resource policies can be adapted to meet new challenges. In addition to a thorough exposition of the main policy areas, this comprehensive text offers an introduction to organizational behaviour studies, incorporates relevant aspects of employee relations, and presents an overview of employment law. This new edition shows how HR managers can: Meet the challenges of international competitiveness through organizational agility. Develop policies in talent management, total rewards and employee engagement. Utilize new technology to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of HRM Balance business demands with corporate social responsibility Written in an accessible manner, Essentials of Human Resource Management acts as an introduction to the subject for undergraduate students on HRM courses, as well as for postgraduate students on MBA programmes, and it will also be a valuable reference source for line managers. A companion website supports this text with further materials.

International Management

Strategic Opportunities and Cultural Challenges

Author: Paul D. Sweeney,Dean B. McFarlin

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135955697

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 624

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As the economies of many countries become more interrelated, international managers are facing huge challenges and unique opportunities associated with their roles. Now in its fifth edition, Sweeney and McFarlin's International Management embodies a balanced and integrated approach to the subject, emphasizing the strategic opportunities available to firms on a global playing field, as well as exploring the challenges of managing an international workforce. Integrating theory and practice across all chapter topics, this book helps students to learn, grasp, and apply the underlying principles of successful international management: Understanding the broad context of international business, including the critical trends impacting international management, the legal and political forces driving international business, and the ethical and cultural dilemmas that can arise Mastering the essential elements of effective interaction in the international arena, from cross-cultural understanding and communication to cross-border negotiation Recognizing and taking advantage of strategic opportunities, such as entering and operating in foreign markets Building and leading effective international teams, including personal and behavioral motivation, as well as taking an international perspective on the hiring, training, and development of employees These principles are emphasized in the text with current examples and practical applications, establishing a foundation for students to apply their understanding in the current global business environment. With a companion website featuring an instructor’s manual, powerpoint slides, and a testbank, International Management, 5e is a superb resource for instructors and students of international management.

Loose-Leaf Essentials of Strategic Management

Author: Arthur A Thompson Jr.,Margaret Peteraf,John E Gamble

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education

ISBN: 9781260139563

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 432

View: 7990

Essentials of Strategic Management 6th edition by Gamble, Peteraf, and Thompson presents concise, straight-to-the-point discussions, timely examples, with a writing style that captures students’ interest. It features 10 chapters with 12 tightly linked cases. The content is solidly mainstream and balanced, mirroring both insights of academic thought and real-world strategic management. For years strategy instructors have been shifting from purely text-cases to a text-cases-simulation course structure. Two widely used online competitive strategy simulations, The Business Strategy Game and GLO-BUS, are optional companions. Both simulations are closely linked to the content.

Fundamentals of Weed Science

Author: Robert L Zimdahl

Publisher: Academic Press

ISBN: 0128111445

Category: Science

Page: 758

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Fundamentals of Weed Science, Fifth Edition, provides the latest information on this constantly advancing area of study. Placing weed management in the largest context of weed research and science, the book presents the latest advances in the role, control and potential uses of weed plants. From the emergence and genetic foundation of weeds, to the latest means of control and environmental impact, the book uses an ecological framework to explore the role of responsible and effective weed control in agriculture. In addition, users will find discussions of related areas where research is needed for additional understanding. Explored topics include the roles of culture, economics and politics in weed management, all areas that enable scientists and students to further understand the larger effects on society. Completely revised with 35% new content Contains expanded coverage of ethnobotany, the specific identity and role of invasive weed species, organic agriculture, and herbicide resistance in GM crops Includes an emphasis on herbicide resistance and molecular biology, both of which have come to dominate weed science research Covers all traditional aspects of weed science as well as current research Provides broad coverage, including relevant related subjects like weed ecology and weed population genetics

Essentials of Elementary Social Studies

Author: William B. Russell III,Stewart Waters,Thomas N. Turner

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136185763

Category: Education

Page: 288

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Essentials of Elementary Social Studies is a teacher friendly text that provides comprehensive treatment of classroom planning, instruction, and strategies. Praised for its dynamic approaches and a writing style that is conversational, personal, and professional, this text enables and encourages teachers to effectively teach elementary social studies using creative and active learning strategies. New to this Edition This fourth edition has been significantly refined with new and relevant topics and strategies needed for effectively teaching elementary social studies. • Keeping with the book’s emphasis on planning and teaching, a full, new chapter on lesson plans has been added. This chapter is designed to provide elementary teachers with 14 classroom tested lessons for each grade level (K-6). • A new chapter on technology is designed to better prepare elementary teachers to effectively teach social studies with technology. Attention is given to digital history, media literacy, teaching with film and music, and numerous other types of impactful technology. • Each chapter now includes a “Resources” section. The resources section provides various resources for further development. The section includes articles, books, and web resources. • Each chapter now includes “Extension” and "Focus" activities. These activities provide readers with the opportunity to extend the learning experience with relevant and meaningful scenarios. Instructors can also use the extension and focus activities as class activities. • Brand new companion website expands on chapter content and provides resources for further study (www.routledge.com/cw/Turner).

Agribusiness Management

Author: Freddie L. Barnard,Jay T. Akridge,Frank J. Dooley,John C. Foltz,Elizabeth A. Yeager

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317485904

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 466

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Today’s food and agribusiness managers operate in a rapidly changing, highly volatile, international, high technology, consumer-focused world. Agribusiness Management helps prepare students and managers for a successful career in this new world of food and fiber production and marketing. This text uses four specific approaches to help readers develop and enhance their capabilities as agribusiness managers. First, it offers a contemporary focus that reflects the issues that agribusiness managers face today and are likely to face tomorrow. Second, the book presents conceptual material in a pragmatic way with illustrations and examples that will help the reader understand how a specific concept works in practice. Third, the book has a decision-making emphasis, providing contemporary tools that readers will find useful when making decisions in the contemporary business environment. Finally, Agribusiness Management offers a pertinent set of discussion questions and case studies that will allow the reader to apply the material covered in real-world situations. This fifth edition of Agribusiness Management has been updated throughout and continues to provide students and adult learners with an essential understanding of what it takes to be a successful agribusiness manager in today’s rapidly evolving, highly unpredictable marketplace.

Managing Airports

Author: Anne Graham

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136385894

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 292

View: 8956

Approaching management topics from a strategic and commercial perspective rather than from an operational and technical angle, Managing Airports, second edition, provides an innovative insight into the processes behind running a successful airport. It contains examples and case studies from airports all over the world to aid understanding of the key topic areas and to place them in a practical context. The book: * tackles the key airport management issues related to economic performance, marketing and service provision within the context of the industry's wider development * systematically considers the impact that airports have on the surrounding community, from both an environmental and economic viewpoint * analyses the contemporary trends towards privatization and globalization that are fundamentally changing the nature of the industry Accessible and up-to-date, Managing Airports second edition, is ideal for students, lecturers and researchers of transport and tourism, and practitioners within the air transport industry. Airport case studies include those from BAA, Vienna, Aer Rianta, Amsterdam, Australia and the USA.

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