Competence-based strategic management

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Wiley, 1997 - Business & Economics - 337 pages
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Competence-Based Strategic Management brings together the central concepts in competence-based strategic management and highlights important new integration of theory and practice. Divide into five sections, the volume discusses fundamental concepts and current issues in the competence perspective and suggests new approaches to linking theory and practice; explores the dynamics of competence-based competition; investigates processes for managing competences systemically; focuses on processes for managing the cognitions of decision-makers who will lead changes in organizational competences; and concludes with a holistic perspective on competence.

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Ron Sanchez is professor of Strategy and Technology Management at IMD--International Institute for Management Development, Lausanne, Switzerland. He was previously on the faculties of University of Illinois (Champaign-Urbana), University of Western Australia, and Copenhagen Business School, where he will again be Visiting Professor of Management in 2003-2004. He has also taught in many countries of the world, including Argentina, China, India, Finland, Germany, Morocco, Sweden, and the United Kingdom. Professor Sanchez has degrees from MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) in psychology, comparative literature, architecture, and engineering, as well as a Ph.D. in Technology Strategy. He also received an MBA (with Honors) from Saint Mary's College of California. Before becoming a management professor, he worked as a design engineer, as a technical and market development representative for a major trade association, and as founder and manager of a firm specializing in organizing joint product development projects between American and Japanese companies.

Prof. Dr. Aime Heene holds a Ph.D. in eduational sciences and an MBA from Ghent University (Belgium). He is an associate professor at Ghent University and at Antwerp University Management School. At Ghent University he is the head of the Department of Management and Organization. Prof. Heene teaches strategic management for private and for public organizations and currently focuses his research on competence-based management in social profit organizations. He has been the vice-president of the Dutch-Flemish Academy for Management, a founding member and secretary of the Flemish Strategy Society, and a member of the advisory boardof the European Foundation for Business Qualification.

Ron Sanchez is Professor of Strategy and Technology Management at the International Institute for Management Development (IMD) in Lausanne, Switzerland. From 1998-1999 he was a Visiting Professor of Management in the Department of Industrial Economics and Strategy at the Copenhagen Business School.
Previous appointments have included Associate Professor of Management at the University of Western Australia, Assistant Professor of Policy and Strategy at the University of Illinois, and Visiting Professor of Strategic Management at ESSEC in France.

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