Ebook Crafting and Executing Strategy 20e by Gamble, Thimson, Peteraf, Strickland


Crafting and Executing Strategy: Concepts and Readings
20th Edition
by Arthur A. Thompson • Margaret A. Peteraf • John E. Gamble • A. J. Strickland III
Copyright © 2016
McGr*w-Hill Education
PDF 18.3 MB

Table of contents
PART 1 Concepts and Techniques for Crafting and Executing Strategy
Section A: Introduction and Overview
1 What Is Strategy and Why Is It Important? 2
2 Charting a Company’s Direction: Its Vision, Mission, Objectives, and Strategy 18
Section B: Core Concepts and Analytical Tools
3 Evaluating a Company’s External Environment 44
4 Evaluating a Company’s Resources, Capabilities, and Competitiveness 78
Section C: Crafting a Strategy
5 The Five Generic Competitive Strategies 116
6 Strengthening a Company’s Competitive Position 144
7 Strategies for Competing in International Markets 174
8 Corporate Strategy 210
9 Ethics, Corporate Social Responsibility, Environmental Sustainability, and Strategy 254
Section D: Executing the Strategy
10 Building an Organization Capable of Good Strategy Execution 286
11 Managing Internal Operations 316
12 Corporate Culture and Leadership 342
PART 2 Readings in Crafting and Executing Strategy
Section A: What Is Strategy and How Is the Process of Crafting and Executing Strategy Managed?
1 The Perils of Bad Strategy R-2
2 The Role of the Chief Strategy Officer R-7
3 Managing the Strategy Journey R-10
4 The Balanced Scorecard in China: Does It Work? R-16
Section B: Crafting Strategy in Single-Business Companies
5 Competing in Network Markets: Can the Winner Take All? R-26
6 BlackBerry Forgot to Manage the Ecosystem R-35
8 Meta-SWOT: Introducing a New Strategic Planning Tool R-42
9 Are You Ready for the Digital Value Chain? R-51
10 Limits to Growing Customer Value: Being Squeezed between the Past and the Future R-54
11 Organizational Ambidexterity: Balancing Strategic Innovation and Competitive Strategy in the Age of Reinvention R-65
12 Pioneering and First Mover Advantages: The Importance of Business Models R-70
13 Adding Value through Offshoring R-78
Section C: Crafting Strategy in International and Diversified Companies
14 Reverse Innovation: A Global Growth Strategy That Could Pre-empt
Disruption at Home R-84
15 How Emerging Giants Can Take on the World R-91
16 Why Conglomerates Thrive (Outside the U.S.) R-96
17 Diversification: Best Practices of the Leading Companies R-106
Section D: Strategy, Ethics, Social Responsibility, and Sustainability
18 Pragmatic Business Ethics R-114
19 Leaders as Stewards R-117
Section E: Executing Strategy
20 Attract Top Talent R-119
21 Building Superior Capabilities for Strategic Sourcing R-121
22 How Collaboration Technologies Are Improving Process, Workforce, and Business Performance R-125
23 The ROI of Employee Recognition R-128
24 The Critical Few: Components of a Truly Effective Culture R-130
25 How Strategists Lead R-136

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