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Author: Hoskisson, Robert E.

Brand: Cengage Learning

Edition: 3


  • Used Book in Good Condition

Binding: Paperback

Number Of Pages: 480

Release Date: 26-07-2012

Details: Product Description Discover what it takes to create a sustainable competitive advantage in management and business today with this straightforward, powerful strategic management resource. COMPETING FOR ADVANTAGE, 3E focuses specifically on the issues most important to today's current or future practitioner. The book details the processes and tools you need to better understand and effectively contribute to your organization's strategic management process. Applied examples illustrate the latest thinking, practices, and research in strategic management today with in-depth discussions that examine critical topics such as strategic leadership and corporate governance. Access to relevant cases, a focus on the emerging issues such as ethics, and an emphasis on technology throughout prepare you for success in the fast-paced, ever-changing global economy in which today's firms compete. About the Author Robert E. Hoskisson is the George R. Brown Emeritus Chair of Strategic Management at the Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business, Rice University. He received his Ph.D. from the University of California-Irvine. Dr. Hoskisson's research focuses 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 26 books, including recent books on business strategic and competitive advantage. Dr. Hoskisson has served on several editorial boards, including the Strategic Management Journal (Associate Editor), Academy of Management Journal (Consulting Editor), Journal of International Business Studies (Consulting Editor), Journal of Management (Associate Editor) and Organization Science. 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, Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, California Management Review and the Journal of World Business. He is a fellow of the Academy of Management and charter member of the Academy of Management Journal's Hall of Fame. He is also a fellow of the Strategic Management Society and has received awards from the American Society for Competitiveness and the William G. Dyer Alumni Award from the Marriott School of Management, Brigham Young University. He completed three years of service as Representative-at-Large for the Board of Governors of the Academy of Management. He also served as president and served on the Executive Committee of Board of Directors of the Strategic Management Society. Michael Hitt is a University Distinguished Professor Emeritus at Texas A&M University and a Distinguished Research Fellow at Texas Christian University. Dr. Hitt received his Ph.D. from the University of Colorado. He has co-authored or co-edited 27 books and numerous journal articles. A recent article listed him as one of the 10 most cited authors in management during a 25-year period. The Times Higher Education 2010 listed him among the top scholars in economics, finance and management based on the number of highly cited articles he has authored. A recent article in the Academy of Management Perspectives lists him as one of the top two management scholars in terms of the combined impact of his work both inside (i.e., citations in scholarly journals) and outside of academia. Dr. Hitt has served on the editorial review boards of multiple journals and is a former editor of the Academy of Management Journal and a former co-editor of the Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal. He is a fellow in the Academy of Management, the Strategic Management Society and the Academy of International Business. He has received h

Package Dimensions: 8.8 x 6.1 x 0.9 inches

Languages: English