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Images of Strategy: Studies in Economic Reform and Social Justice

By Steve Cummings, David Wilson (Joint author)

Images of Strategy develops an innovative and multi-faceted approach to strategic management which will enable students to use and develop interesting and wide-ranging applications alongside some of the latest ideas and analysis.

  • An innovative and multi-functional approach to strategic management.
  • Approaches strategy from different viewpoints: functional, eg technology and systems management, marketing, accounting and HRM, and analytical, eg organization theory, game theory and knowledge management
  • Helps students to analyse, integrate and apply the many competing functional elements of strategic choice in today's world.
  • Includes case examples to illustrate the chapters.
  • Provides further reading sections and student questions
  • Written by a team of top management scholars with many years of successful MBA teaching experience.

Further lecturer resources and links, including case analyses and Power Point slides, are available at www.blackwellpublishing.com/cummings

“An excellent book that will have a major impact on the strategy/organisation field/discourse. A 'must buy' for those researching, teaching and studying in the strategy/organisation field. A book that raises fundamental questions about and provides highly provocative responses to the paradoxes of crafting strategy in a highly uncertain and ambiguous world. It rips strategy free from the contorting embrace of rational, linear thinking and relocates it in a real world where history, politics, power and culture are the driving forces of change.” "Michael Reed, Lancaster University "

""Images of Strategy" breaks new ground. It takes us away from the stale bureaucratic metaphors of strategy towards a dynamic field that is much more useful to the real world of business. "Images of Strategy" is a must read for all who call themselves "strategic thinkers. The academic field of strategy won't be the same." "R Edward Freeman, Darden University of Virginia"

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About the Hardcover

Publisher Not available
Publish date 06/27/2003
Pages 464
ISBN-13 9780631226093
ISBN-10 0631226095
Language English

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