Strategic Management Awareness and Change,
9th Edition

John Thompson, Jonathan M. Scott, Frank Martin

ISBN-13: 9781473767423 | ISBN-10: 1473767423

Copyright 2020

| Published 2019

| 720 pages

List Price USD $68.75


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John Thompson is Emeritus Professor of Entrepreneurship at the University of Huddersfield and a Visiting Professor of Social Entrepreneurship at Anglia Ruskin University. He has previously been a Visiting Professor in Australia, New Zealand and Finland. He is a member of the Executive Committee of The Case Centre and works with a number of other charities. His published work spans both strategy and entrepreneurship, and in 2009 he received the Queen’s Award for Enterprise Promotion.

Jonathan M. Scott is Senior Lecturer in Innovation and Strategy at the University of Waikato, Tauranga, New Zealand. He has been a visiting Research Fellow at the University of Turku, Finland and at Waikato Management School, New Zealand. His research interests include access to finance for SMEs, and he has published a number of articles in leading academic journals.

Frank Martin has over 25 years' experience teaching business strategy and entrepreneurship principally at the University of Stirling where he held the position of Senior Teaching Fellow in Entrepreneurship in Business and Organization. In addition, he has held the position of a Senior Honorary Research Fellow at the Adam Smith Business School at the University of Glasgow and a senior external examiner in business strategy at Henley Business School.

  • The accompanying, updated MindTap features a wide range of assignments and practice tests as well as scenario-based questions and video cases.
  • The authors introduce the 'resilient organization' and pave the way for students to understand how to stay ahead of the strategic game in the 21st century.
  • Contemporary Strategy in Practice examples from well-known brands, such as Fabergé, Domino's, Marvel, Spotify and Fever-Tree, help learners to understand why a particular strategy or tactic is chosen and implemented.
  • Engaging new and revised case studies illustrate key points and help students to gain a deeper appreciation of how strategy is practised by different organizations in a range of sectors and countries.
  • Critical Reflections challenge current debates and discussions on key theories, giving students the tools to critically evaluate what they are learning.
  • The book follows the proven ‘analysis, choice, implementation’ model to equip students with a thorough grounding in strategic management.
  • A wealth of fully updated cases featuring well-known brands such as Fabergé, Spotify and Fever-Tree, which students can easily relate to and glean valuable insight from.
  • This title is available with MindTap, a flexible online learning solution that provides you with all the tools students need to succeed, including an interactive eReader, engaging multimedia, practice questions, assessment materials, revision aids, and analytics to help you track their progress.
  • A fully updated companion website is available to support you including PowerPoint slides, Instructor Manual, and a Cognero Test Bank.
  • Critical Reflection features challenge topical debates on key theories, giving students the tools to evaluate these concepts.
  • Contemporary practice examples from high-profile companies help students learn why a particular strategy or tactic is chosen and implemented.

Table of Contents

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Part 1 Understanding strategy and strategic management
1 What is strategy and who is involved?
2 The business model and the revenue model
3 Strategic purpose

Part 2 Analysis and positioning
4 The business environment and strategy
5 Resource-led strategy
6 The dynamics of competition

Part 3 Strategy development
7 Introducing culture and values
8 Creating and formulating strategy: alternatives, evaluation
and choice
9 Strategic planning
10 Strategic leadership and intrapreneurship: towards
visionary leadership?

Part 4 Strategic growth issues
11 Strategic control and measuring success
12 Strategic growth: domestic and/or international?
13 Failure, consolidation and recovery strategies

Part 5 Strategy implementation and strategic management
14 Strategy implementation and structure
15 Leading change
16 Managing strategy in the organization
17 The resilient organization


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Strategic Management Awareness and Change

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