Filled with helpful insights into the state of the art in strategic management, this book provides a framework for the formulation, implementation, and control of strategies for all types of domestic and global organizations. You'll also find 21 suggested corporate cases for analysis (complete with reference sources), including Blockbuster Video, PepsiCo, Harley-Davidson, Nike, Home Depot, and Microsoft.
This up-to-date volume gives you a comprehensive overview of strategic management in an easy-to-read format. It addresses important current issues, such as TQM (Total Quality Management), reengineering, benchmarking, and the formulation of strategic management in international markets. Strategic Management: Formulation, Implementation, and Control in a Dynamic Environment is a part of The Haworth Press, Inc. promotion book series edited by Richard Alan Nelson, Ph.D., APR.
Here is a small sample of what Strategic Management: Formulation, Implementation, and Control in a Dynamic Environment will teach you about: the definition, meaning, and history of strategic management the difference between business policy and business strategy corporate structure, governance, and culture mission statements how to assess the corporate/business environment—internal, external, and macro how to formulate an effective business strategy strategic alternatives—specialization, diversification, alliances, joint ventures, acquisitions, and more dealing with foreign governments and competing on a global scale the role of the general manager and the board of directors the control process and ways to measure the financial soundness of strategic decisions management techniques for not-for-profit companies Strategic Management: Formulation, Implementation, and Control in a Dynamic Environment is an ideal reference for any teacher, student, or professional in the management arena.
All businesses go through difficult times, but how you, as the owner, face and tackle these challenges can make the difference between survival and going to the wall. Realistic but inspiring, this revised edition covers:
Realising there's a problem
Focusing on what you do best: your core business
Being paid on time
Cutting down on inefficiency
Steadying the ship: maintaining staff morale
Working at external relationships (the bank, customers, suppliers)
Working out survival tactics (and ways to stick to them)
Keeping up the good work... and not letting things slip
'a great little package' The Bookseller
In this book, Enrico Camerinelli provides the supply chain manager and the chief financial officer with the means to link the value of the supply chain to an organization's bottom line. He explores the problem with current supply chain metrics, shows how to close the gap between financial decisions and supply chain performance, suggests a model to provide a lingua franca for supply chain, financial and other managers throughout the company and points to ways in which new technology can help measure the value of the supply chain.
Using case studies and interviews with supply chain and financial experts, Measuring the Value of the Supply Chain will help financial and supply chain managers achieve strategic advantage through effective supply chain management.
To move up the business ladder, you will need to get involved in creating strategy and gain experience in the more common strategic techniques. More importantly, you need to focus on the really valuable activities – good networking, crisp planning and effective implementation. Fast Track to Success: Strategy will teach you the key skills you need to excel in strategy and accelerate your career development. It includes:Strategy in a nutshell - a series of FAQs to give you a concise overview of the subject The top 10 tools and techniques to develop your approach to strategy Advice on leading your team – how to decide your leadership style and build your team Simple checklists to help you identify the strengths and weaknesses of your capabilities and those of your team Tips on how to progress your career, whether it’s your first 10 weeks in the job or whether you’re looking to get right to the top
Don’t get left behind, set out on the Fast Track today. For more resources, log on to the series website at www.Fast-Track-Me.com.
EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO ACCELERATE YOUR CAREER
This book provides an invaluable resource for managers, designers, manufacturers, professional practitioners and academics interested in quality management. It also offers a useful supplementary text for marketing and quality management courses.
It's not enough to build a company full of people with leadership skills. The Performance Pipeline digs deep into the real work of executing business results at each leadership layer.Filled with lessons and examples from the author's 40 years of experience Shows how to set performance standards, make sure the right work is being done, and remove performance barriers Illustrates how leaders can make the transition to the next level and achieve full performance
This book gives leaders in any industry an advantage over the competition.