Key Management Models: The 60+ Models Every Manager Needs to Know

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Financial Times/Prentice Hall, 2009 - Business & Economics - 249 pages
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With over 33,500 copies sold of the previous edition, the winning formula of this incredibly successful book will remain the same. From SWOT analysis and core competencies to risk reward analysis and the innovation circle, Key Management Models explains each model in a clear, structured and practical way.

There is a brief overview of each of the 61 essential models that spans no more than

3-4 pages. For each model you will find:

The model in a nutshell (‘the big idea’)

Its applicability (‘when to use it’)

The practicalities of applying it (‘how to use it’)

A critical appraisal (‘the final analysis’)

The PERFECT reference book, no matter what business you’re in.

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About the author (2009)

Marcel van Assen(1969) is a senior consultant at the Operations Management group of Berenschot. His industrial consulting experience covers various manufacturing, supply chain, and strategic issues, from operational excellence, outsourcing & contract manufacturing to value-innovation based on strategic conversation, roadmapping and foresight.

In addition, he is an assistant professor of manufacturing management at the Department of Management of Technology and Innovation Department of RSM Erasmus University he is (co)author of several books and articles on operations and innovation management. He holds an MSc. in mechanical engineering from the University of Twente, an MSc. inbusiness administration (strategy and organisation) from the Open University, and a Ph.D. inbusiness administration froe member of ERIM (Erasmus acturing firms, clusters and networks.

Gerben van de Bergread business administration at the University of Groningen. He works at Berenschot as consultant in the Business Strategies group. He is a co-author of the bookExcellence = optimization and innovation and (co)author of several articles concerning strategic management.

Paul PietersmaMSc. BA is a strategy consultant and managing director of Business Strategies at Berenschot. He has more than 10 years of experience in the consultancy business in which he advised many CEOs and boards of directors on various strategic issues. He has won the Dutch Professionals Award of Management Consultancy, he has published several articles on strategy and he is the (co)author of two leading Dutch strategy books Het Strategieboek I and Het Strategieboek II.

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