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Introduction and Book Plan
Part One – Foundations:
Foundations of management thinking; National culture and management; Trust.
Part Two – Principles of Management:
Organization and structure I; Organization and structure II; Communicating; Co-ordinating; Planning; Decision-making; Controlling.
Part Three – Styles of Management and Leadership:
Organization culture; Styles of management; Humanistic styles of management; Leadership; Teams and teamwork.
Part Four – External Influences and Globalization:
Boundary management and the external environment; Technology, the market, and international competition; Internationalization and globalization.
Part Five – International Management Styles:
International culture and management; European management; South East Asian management.
Part Six – Management Practices and Processes:
Personal time management; Management skills and competencies; Stress management; Managing change; Managing diversity; Social responsibility, environmentalism, and ethics.
Part Seven – Knowledge and Strategy:
Knowledge management; Strategic management.
Part Eight – Rethinking Management:
New management paradigms.
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Introduction and Book Plan: The strategic management concept.
Part One – Concepts and Techniques of Strategic Analysis:
Corporate appraisal; Financial appraisal; Sources of competitive or comparative advantage, resource management, capability, value generation, and critical success factors; Competitive analysis; Environmental analysis.
Part Two – Business Planning, Risk Assessment, Forecasting, the Strategic Management of Time, and Crisis Management:
The strategic management of time; Risk assessment; Business planning and forecasting; Crisis management.
Part Three – Strategy Formulation, Leadership, Governance, Strategic Decision-Making, and Performance Evaluation:
The concepts of mission, objective, and strategy; Business ethics, environmentalism, and social responsibility; Financial strategy and management; Strategy formulation, governance, and strategic decision-making; Planning style and strategy; Performance evaluation, performance management, and excellence; Leadership and strategy.
Part Four – Strategy Choice and Implementation:
Strategic Foundations – Structure, architecture, culture, and supply chain management; The strategic management of knowledge, technology, and innovation; Core competencies; Resource stretch and leverage; Competition strategy.
Business Strategies – Volume and cost-based strategies; Differentiated, focus, and niche strategies; Brands, reputation, and corporate identity; Product-market development strategies; Business development strategies and strategic alliances.
International Business Strategy – International business strategy.
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