Strategic Management: Concepts and Cases: Competitiveness and Globalization,
13th Edition

Michael A. Hitt, R. Duane Ireland, Robert E. Hoskisson

ISBN-13: 9780357033838 | ISBN-10: 0357033833

Copyright 2020

| Published 2019

| 768 pages

List Price USD $207.95


Examine strategic management with the market-leading book that sets the standard as today's most intellectually rich, practical analysis of strategic management. Written by prominent management scholars and award-winning instructors, Hitt/Ireland/Hoskisson's STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT: COMPETITIVENESS AND GLOBALIZATION, 13E incorporates cutting-edge research and new examples from more than 600 companies to reveal how firms effectively use the strategic management process. This edition combines a classic industrial organization model with a resource-based view of the firm to demonstrate how businesses establish competitive advantages and create value for stakeholders in the global marketplace. You study how firms govern themselves, the value of strategic alliances to global companies and the value firms create by melding strategic management and entrepreneurial behaviors when competing. MindTap online learning solution is also available with new real-world activities designed to help you outperform and excel as a strategic leader.

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Michael A. Hitt is a University Distinguished Professor Emeritus at Texas A&M University. Dr. Hitt received his Ph.D. from the University of Colorado. He has co-authored or co-edited 28 books and authored or co-authored numerous journal articles. A recent article lists him as one of the 10 most cited authors in management during a 25-year period and the Times Higher Education 2010 lists him among the top scholars in economics, finance and management, based on the number of highly cited articles he has authored. The Academy of Management Perspectives recognizes Dr. Hitt as one of the top two management scholars, based on the impact of his work in academia and beyond. The Academy of Management Learning and Education lists him as the highest cited author in strategic management texts. Dr. Hitt has served on the editorial review boards of multiple journals and is former editor of the Academy of Management Journal, former co-editor of the Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal and former editor-in-chief of Oxford Research Encyclopedia. He is a fellow in the Academy of International Business and is a fellow and former president of both the Academy of Management and the Strategic Management Society and. He has received honorary doctorates (Doctor Honoris Causa) from the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid and from Jonkoping University. He has received awards for the best article published in the Academy of Management Executive, Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Management and Family Business Review. He has received the Irwin Outstanding Educator Award, the Career Achievement Award for Distinguished Service and the Career Award for Distinguished Educator from the Academy of Management. He also received Distinguished Alumnus Awards from Texas Tech University and from the University of Colorado.

R. Duane Ireland is a University Distinguished Professor Emeritus in Mays Business School, Texas A&M University, where he held the Benton Cocanougher Chair in Business. He has also served in various leadership roles, including head of the Department of Management, executive associate dean, acting dean and interim dean. Dr. Ireland taught strategic management courses at all educational levels. He has more than 200 publications, including approximately 25 books. His research focuses on diversification, innovation, corporate entrepreneurship, strategic entrepreneurship and the informal economy. He also has served on multiple editorial review boards and is a former editor of the Academy of Management Journal. He is also a former consulting editor for the Academy of Management Executive, and he has been a guest editor for 13 special issues of journals. Dr. Ireland is a past president of the Academy of Management. He is a fellow of the Academy of Management and the Strategic Management Society, and is a research fellow with the Global Consortium of Entrepreneurship Centers. The Academy of Management Learning and Education lists him as among the most highly cited authors in strategic management texts. He has received awards for the best article published in Academy of Management Executive, the Academy of Management Journal, and the Journal of Applied Management and Entrepreneurship. He received an Association of Former Students Distinguished Achievement Award for Research from Texas A&M University. For five years Thomson Reuters has identified Dr. Ireland as a Thomson Reuters Highly Cited Researcher (a list of the world’s most influential researchers). He has also received two Distinguished Service awards from the Academy of Management.

Robert E. Hoskisson is the George R. Brown Emeritus Chair of Strategic Management at the Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business, Rice University. Dr. Hoskisson received his Ph.D. from the University of California-Irvine. His research topics focus on corporate governance, acquisitions and divestitures, corporate and international diversification and cooperative strategy. He teaches courses in corporate and international strategic management, cooperative strategy and strategy consulting. He has co-authored 34 books. Dr. Hoskisson has served on several editorial boards for such publications as the Strategic Management Journal (Associate Editor), Academy of Management Journal (Consulting Editor), Journal of International Business Studies (Consulting Editor), Journal of Management (Associate Editor), Organization Science and Journal of Management Studies (Special Issue Guest Editor). His research has appeared in more than 130 publications, including the Strategic Management Journal, Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Organization Science, Journal of Management, Academy of Management Perspective, Academy of Management Executive, Journal of Management Studies, Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of Business Venturing, Leadership Quarterly, Organization Studies, Strategic Management Review, Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, California Management Review and Journal of World Business. The Academy of Management Learning and Education lists him among the most highly cited authors in strategic management texts. He is also included in the Thomson Reuters Highly Cited Researcher list that catalogues the world’s most influential research scholars. Dr. Hoskisson is a fellow of the Academy of Management and a charter member of the Academy of Management Journal’s Hall of Fame.

  • NEW OR UPDATED CHAPTER-OPENING CASES HIGHLIGHT STRATEGIES IN ACTION WITHIN REAL ORGANIZATIONS. This edition's chapter-opening cases focus around the actions of real companies as they introduce students to the chapter’s core topics. Meaningful discussion of every case highlights the value of each individual component within the strategic management process.
  • REDESIGNED MINDTAP DIGITAL LEARNING SOLUTION ACTIVITIES ENCOURAGE CRITICAL THINKING AND ANALYSIS. This edition's MindTap online resources reflects changes based on an in-depth analysis of the strategic management course as well as input from students and instructors, like you, throughout the country. The MindTap immersive learning environment provides activities within the gradual release of the responsibility instructional model to elevate thinking and help students master the case analysis process.
  • NEW OR REVISED MINI-CASES IN EVERY CHAPTER PROMPT MEANINGFUL DISCUSSION AND ANALYSIS. Thirteen mini-cases, one for each chapter, provide rich content that serves as a catalyst for thoughtful class discussion or individual or group analysis. A set of questions following each mini-case guides analysis and discussion.
  • MINDTAP DIGITAL LEARNING SUITE ELEVATES STUDENT THINKING WITH ENGAGING ACTIVITIES THAT TEACH THEM TO THINK LIKE MANAGERS. You can streamline planning with a fully customizable learning path designed for the strategic management course. MindTap offers multimedia quizzing, directed cases, branching exercises and a collaborative work environment in which students can complete case analysis projects. Track student progress in real time with measurable learning objectives and analytics.
  • EXPANDED COVERAGE AND RECENT, NEW EXAMPLES INTRODUCE IMPORTANT TRENDS, CONTEMPORARY EVENTS AND THEIR IMPACT ON STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT. Additional coverage throughout this edition addresses emerging and critical topics, such as explanations of different types of Business Models, Cyber Security, sustainable physical environment, mentoring new CEOs, strategic leadership in family owned/controlled companies, acquisitions and innovation, open innovations and managing the innovation portfolio. These engaging topics initiate dynamic class discussions and highlight this edition's practical, engaging focus.
  • CASE STUDIES - 20 leading business cases carefully selected by the authors, which cover several US and international businesses across many industries.
  • FRESH NEW "STRATEGIC FOCUS" SEGMENTS EMPHASIZE THE RELEVANCE OF KEY CONCEPTS. Students examine interesting, international strategy leaders from today's business world and review the actual decisions these leaders have implemented. Students explore how these decisions influence strategy within a variety of organizations.
  • THE LATEST RESEARCH, CURRENT FINDINGS AND NEW CASES KEEP MATERIAL IMMEDIATELY RELEVANT TO STUDENTS. This edition integrates current research and developments to ensure content is engaging. Twenty new cases focus on a variety of topics, organizational settings and industries to emphasize the practicality of what students are learning. Cases highlight familiar organizations, including Alphabet (Google), Tesla, BMW (autonomous vehicle strategy), Mattel, Pfizer, Volkswagen and Trivago.

Table of Contents

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1. Strategic Management and Strategic Competitiveness.
2. The External Environment: Opportunities, Threats, Industry Competition, and Competitor Analysis.
3. The Internal Organization: Resources, Capabilities, Core Competencies, and Competitive Advantages.
4. Business-Level Strategy.
5. Competitive Rivalry and Competitive Dynamics.
6. Corporate-Level Strategy.
7. Merger and Acquisition Strategies.
8. International Strategy.
9. Cooperative Strategy.
10. Corporate Governance.
11. Organizational Structure and Controls.
12. Strategic Leadership.
13. Strategic Entrepreneurship.
C1 - Preparing an Effective Case Analysis
20 Leading Business Cases

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