Strategy: Critical Perspectives on Business and Management, Volume 1

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David Faulkner
Taylor & Francis, 2002 - Business planning - 528 pages
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This is the most comprehensive collection to date on all aspects of strategy. The articles selected here discuss key themes, including:* different conceptions of strategy, such as the classical, rational models of Porter, the empirical, emergent emphasis of Mintzberg, and the competence based models of Grant and others * the relationship between strategy and other subjects including economics and organizational studies * scenario planning, networks, strategic groups and knowledge, and other key new developments * the implications of globalization and international management * key strategic decisions including diversification and mergers and acquisitionsWith a new introduction by the editor and an extensive index, this collection is an invaluable reference tool and teaching aid.
 

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Contents

General introduction
1
PART
6
PART 1
19
Twoperson cooperative games 247
27
a survey
35
some elementary considerations 106
37
Economies of scope and the scope of the enterprise 33
51
The contributions of industrial organization to strategic management
72
Is your strategic alliance really a sale?
214
The population ecology of organizations
219
escaping the Red Queen effect
255
institutional isomorphism and collective
283
implications
297
PART 4
302
toward
330
Linking cognitive organizational and political factors
343

Technology and strategic management progress and future
79
Diversification strategy and profitability 59
85
Collaboration or paradigm shift? Caveat emptor and the risk
90
the scientific evidence 349
103
Economics and business
105
network forms of organization
119
Multinationals diversification and the riskreturn tradeoff
128
Of strategies deliberate and emergent
139
Why diversify? Four decades of management thinking
146
reconsidering the basic premises of strategic
163
The value of the parent company
169
On strategic networks
177
a critique
189
Causes of failure in network organizations
193
Three models of strategy
202
Making strategic change happen
356
logical incrementalism
371
Rethinking incrementalism
392
International strategies
397
Strategic management in an enacted world
403
an organizing framework
416
Strategy formulation as a political process
417
Context and action in the transformation of the firm
419
achieving a sustained improvement in performance
442
Corporate rejuvenation
460
new organizational responses
468
Momentum and revolution in organizational adaptation
479
The tortuous evolution of the multinational corporation
485
Knowledge of the firm and the evolutionary theory of
500
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