Description

Strategic Management has a unique approach goes beyond the traditional application for the for profit sector to address issues for the non-profit sector. It is the only graduate-level text that approaches strategic management from a global cultural perspective.

Key Features

* Measures the impact of cultural, organizational, national and global issues on the strategic planning process * Provides examples, exercises, and solutions to make this key part of international management easier and more successful

Readership

Strategic Planning, Strategic Management on Business Policy and International Management courses

Details

No. of pages:
408
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2006
Published:
Imprint:
Butterworth-Heinemann
Print ISBN:
9780750679664
Electronic ISBN:
9780080517896

About the editor

Marios Katsioloudes

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Management, School of Business and Management, American University of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates

Reviews

"Professor Katsioloudes has demonstrated once again why he is one of the world’s most gifted scholars in the field of strategic management. His book conveys some of the most complex concepts of global business strategy in a clear and readily comprehensible manner. His emphasis on the role of culture and diversity sets this book apart from others in the field. Business leaders around the globe, including those future leaders still in the classroom, will find insights and answers to inscrutable questions that challenge contemporary managers." -- William J. McDevitt, Esq., J.D., Chair & Associate Professor, Saint Joseph's University "Katsioloudes effectively relates the importance of strategic planning to a wide audience and provides a framework for understanding how to effectively align individual actions with organizational goals and changes in the environment. A fine mix of theory and pragmatism." -- Brian A. Weiss, Director of Marketing, ARAMARK Facility Services, Business and Industry "New communication and information technologies, new governance and regulatory institutions, and new business models have largely overtaken the traditional country-specific transformation-oriented organization. The new business models go beyond transformation efficiency to include interaction efficiency, where the interactions of interest encompass global supply chains and empowered consumer groups. Global markets and new forms of contracting are supporting outsourcing, unbundling, contract manufacturing and a variety of other forms of extended value constellations. Against this background, Marios Katsioloudes frames the problem of Global Strategic Planning. He does so for both profit and non-profit organizations, emphasizing the critical links of strategic planning to learning, corporate culture and leadership. In the process, Katsioloudes has provided an important, readable and compr