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AE Strategic Management: Competitiveness and Globalization: Concepts and Case,
13th Edition

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

ISBN-13: 9789814878173 | ISBN-10: 9814878170

Copyright 2020

| Published 2019

| 768 pages

List Price USD $188.95

Overview

Introduce students to strategic management with the market-leading text that sets the standard for this course. Written by today's most prominent management scholars and award-winning instructors, Hitt/Ireland/Hoskisson's STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT: COMPETITIVENESS AND GLOBALIZATION, 13E provides an intellectually rich, yet practical, analysis of strategic management. The authors combine a classic industrial organization model with a resource-based view of the firm to clearly demonstrate how today's businesses establish competitive advantages and create value for stakeholders. Also included at no additional charge are 20 leading business cases, carefully selected by the authors, which cover several US and international businesses across many industries. Cutting-edge research provides a strong global focus and helps students more accurately interpret the actions of more than 600 emerging and established companies that are striving to serve stakeholders and gain a competitive advantage over their rivals. Almost all Opening Cases are new to this edition as they introduce chapter concepts to readers. Updates to this edition's other cases provide fresh insights and reflect the latest developments. All-new mini cases in each chapter offer new contexts of study. In addition, MindTap online learning solution offers resources to help prepare your students to excel as strategic leaders, including You Make the Decision exercises, What Would You Do video activities and adaptive test prep.

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Meet the Authors

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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.

  • CASE STUDIES - 20 leading business cases carefully selected by the authors, which cover several US and international businesses across many industries.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.

Table of Contents

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Part I: STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT INPUTS.
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.
Part II: STRATEGIC ACTIONS: STRATEGY FORMULATION.
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.
Part III: STRATEGIC ACTIONS: STRATEGY IMPLEMENTATION.
10. Corporate Governance.
11. Organizational Structure and Controls.
12. Strategic Leadership.
13. Strategic Entrepreneurship.
Part IV: CASE STUDIES
C1 - Preparing an Effective Case Analysis
20 Leading Business Cases

Cengage provides a range of supplements that are updated in coordination with the main title selection. For more information about these supplements, contact your Learning Consultant.

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