Strategy for Action – I The Logic and Context of Strategic Management /


Main Author: Gandellini, Giorgio.
Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Other Authors: Pezzi, Alberto., Venanzi, Daniela.
Format: Electronic
Language: English
Published: Milano : Springer Milan, 2012.
Series: SpringerBriefs in Business,
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Table of Contents:
  • Overview of the series and of the first volume
  • Part I: Defining and understanding strategic management
  • 1. What is strategy?
  • 2. The source of the company’s wealth
  • 3. The importance (and usefulness) of modeling
  • 4. A simplified conceptual model
  • 5. The S-shaped curve and the opportunity costs.
  • 6. The relationship between investments and value: direct and indirect tools, and professional resources
  • 7. Translation of the above concepts into spreadsheett models.
  • 8 Structure and contents of the subsequent chapters
  • Appendix I
  • Part II: Environmental analysis
  • 9. Environmental variables: internal, industry, social, stakeholders
  • 10. SWOT analysis
  • 11. Porter’s five forces
  • 12. Industry and corporate value chain
  • 13. RBW and distinctive competencies
  • 14. Holdup and slack
  • Appendix II
  • Short introduction to the second volume
  • References.