Images of Strategy: Studies in Economic Reform and Social Justice

By Steve Cummings, David Wilson (Joint author)
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"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



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“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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Publisher Wiley-Blackwell
Publish date 10/19/2014
Pages 464
ISBN-13 9780631226093
Language English