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Essentials of Strategic Management

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

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
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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.

Strategic Management and Competitive Advantage

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

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

Essentials of Management

  • Author: Andrew J. DuBrin
  • Publisher: South-Western Pub
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Business & Economics
  • Page: 472
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Information: 5th ed. Includes bibliographical references and index.

Leadership and Nursing Care Management

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.

The Fast Forward MBA in Project Management

The Fast Forward MBA in Project Management

  • Author: Eric Verzuh
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 1119086671
  • Category: Business & Economics
  • Page: 528
  • View: 9791
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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.

Strategic Management

Strategic Management

Awareness & Change

  • Author: John L. Thompson,Frank Martin
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning EMEA
  • ISBN: 1408018071
  • Category: Business & Economics
  • Page: 802
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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

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.

Essentials of Strategic Management

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 of Technological Innovation

Strategic Management of Technological Innovation

  • Author: Melissa Schilling
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
  • ISBN: 1259737810
  • Category:
  • Page: 352
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Gower Handbook of Supply Chain Management

Gower Handbook of Supply Chain Management

  • Author: John Gattorna
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • ISBN: 1351932292
  • Category: Business & Economics
  • Page: 720
  • View: 949
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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

Essentials of Human Resource Management

  • Author: Shaun Tyson
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • ISBN: 1136155074
  • Category: Business & Economics
  • Page: 440
  • View: 8737
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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.

Loose-Leaf Essentials of Strategic 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: 1901
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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 Human Resource Management

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: 9436
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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.

Sports Marketing

Sports Marketing

A Strategic Perspective, 5th edition

  • Author: Matthew D. Shank,Mark R. Lyberger
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • ISBN: 1317743458
  • Category: Business & Economics
  • Page: 672
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Now in a fully revised and updated 5th edition, Sports Marketing: A Strategic Perspective is the most authoritative, comprehensive and engaging introduction to sports marketing currently available. It is the only introductory textbook to adopt a strategic approach, explaining clearly how every element of the marketing process should be designed and managed, from goal-setting and planning to implementation and control. Covering all the key topics in the sports marketing curriculum, including consumer behavior, market research, promotions, products, pricing, sponsorship, business ethics, technology and e-marketing, the book introduces core theory and concepts, explains best practice, and surveys the rapidly-changing, international sports business environment. Every chapter contains extensive real-world case studies and biographies of key industry figures and challenging review exercises which encourage the reader to reflect critically on their own knowledge and professional practice. The book’s companion website offers additional resources for instructors and students, including an instructors' guide, test bank, presentation slides and useful weblinks. Sports Marketing: A Strategic Perspective is an essential foundation for any sports marketing or sports business course, and an invaluable reference for any sports marketing practitioner looking to improve their professional practice.

Fundamentals of Weed Science

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

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).

International Management

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.

Strategic Management: Competitiveness and Globalization, Concepts

Strategic Management: Competitiveness and Globalization, Concepts

  • Author: Michael Hitt,R. Duane Ireland,Robert Hoskisson
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • ISBN: 0324581122
  • Category: Business & Economics
  • Page: 448
  • View: 9030
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STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT: COMPETITIVENESS AND GLOBALIZATION, CONCEPTS, Eighth Edition, is a comprehensive Strategic Management text that combines proven scholarship; cutting-edge research; a practical global focus; and the most thorough, up-to-date, and relevant business examples available. Now, this trusted business text is enhanced by the addition of powerful new media and technology resources, including an updated video program, ThomsonNOWTM online learning tools, and the Business and Company Resource Center (BCRC)--a complete electronic business library that makes in-depth research simple. The highly respected authors, all active teachers and experts in the strategic management field, use a unique model to illustrate how real-world businesses use strategic management to build a sustained competitive advantage. The text includes current and relevant examples, outstanding figures and models, and a wide selection of critical issues you will confront as rising professionals in today's evolving business environment. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.