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Strategic Management & Organizational Studies
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Building Strategy and Performance
by Kim Warren - The Saylor Foundation , 2013
This book uses a blend of frameworks and illustrations to teach you how to tackle the challenge of driving performance into the future. It shows what causes performance to deteriorate and what you can do to change this trajectory for the better.
Mastering Strategic Management
by Dave Ketchen, Jeremy Short - The Saylor Foundation , 2011
Teaching the strategic management course can be a challenge for many professors. This book covers all of the traditional topics that standard texts cover, but in an exciting way that will assist you in engaging your students in your course.
Fundamentals of Global Strategy
by Cornelis de Kluyver - The Saylor Foundation , 2013
Creating a global competitive advantage has become a key strategic issue for many companies. Crafting a global strategy requires making decisions about which strategy elements can and should be globalized and to what extent.
Focusing on Organizational Change
by William Judge - The Saylor Foundation , 2013
This book offers an alternative to the traditional approach by focusing on building the change capacity of the entire organization in anticipation of future pressures to change. It offers a method for diagnosing your organizational change capacity.
by Cornelis de Kluyver - The Saylor Foundation , 2013
It is designed to help students understand corporate governance by looking at the subject from both a macro- and micro-perspective. Clear coverage on why proper corporate governance has become a moral imperative and how to corporations achieve it.
Strategic Planning for Business: A Self Help Manual
by John Blakemore - MASC Pty Limited , 2011
New strategic issues have emerged. This guide is written for the small-to-medium sized enterprise. It provides a framework for such businesses to refocus their efforts and prepare for the new opportunities created by the information age.
In Pursuit of World Class Excellence
by Dawei Lu - Bookboon , 2012
The book represents a forefront management development in today's globalised competitive environment. It introduces concept based discussion on business excellence as the ultimate measure of sustainable success for organisations across industries.
Performance Improvement Guide
by Jeff Wright - Smashwords , 2013
The Performance Improvement Guide is a book of very helpful improvement tools. The PIG also contains explanations of many key elements related to improvement as well as some detailed instruction, such as how to develop a strategic plan.
Business Models: Networking, Innovating and Globalizing
by Christian Nielsen, Morten Lund (eds.) - BookBoon , 2013
This book emphasizes how three major tendencies in business -- networking, innovating and globalizing -- are achieved through a business model perspective and how business models and profitability to greater extent become intertwined.
Corporate Governance and Risk Management
by David Crowther, Shahla Sefi - BookBoon , 2012
It is clearly accepted that good governance is fundamental to the successfully continuing operating of any organisation. One factor which is significantly affected by such governance is that of risk assessment and management ...
Risk Management Made Easy
by Andy Osborne - BookBoon , 2012
Written in an informal style, this book brings the concepts of effective risk management to a wider audience than that served by most books on the subject. It will benefit anyone looking to implement an effective risk management program.
Business Dynamics in the 21st Century
by Chee-Heong Quah, Ong Lin Dar - InTech , 2012
This book introduces new insights into new problems regarding performance and quality improvement, networking and logistics in the interconnected world, as well as developments in monetary and financial environment surrounding enterprises today.
Sustainability, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship
by Andrea Larson - Flat World Knowledge , 2011
The deep roots of sustainability thinking are now evident in widespread and increasingly visible activities worldwide, and Sustainability, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship explores this evolution; its necessity, its implications and its progression.
Economic Theory of Teams
by Jacob Marschak, Roy Radner - Yale University Press , 1972
The book is concerned with economic, that is, optimal, efficient ways of providing information and of allocating it among decision-makers who constitute a team: optimal, that is, with respect to common interests and beliefs.
by Ted James - BookBoon , 1911
Operations strategy is is considered in many organizations as the implementation of an improvement approach such as lean operations. The author also covers business process reengineering, enterprise resource planning, project management, etc.
- Wikibooks , 2010
Business (or Strategic) management is the art, science, and craft of formulating, implementing and evaluating decisions that will enable an organization to achieve its objectives. Strategic management is the highest level of managerial activity.
The Flexible Enterprise
by David Gewirtz - John Wiley & Sons , 1996
Companies need to continually adapt to changing conditions in order to survive. In The Flexible Enterprise, you'll find a proven methodology for managing repeated change and building on your company's strengths as you adjust to changing market needs.
Risk Management Trends
by Giancarlo Nota - InTech , 2011
The book Risk Management Trends offers to both researchers and practitioners new ideas, experiences and research that can be used either to better understand risks in a rapidly changing world or to implement a risk management program in many fields.
by Olaf Passenheim - BookBoon , 2010
Only those who manage the changes professionally during ongoing operations with minimal stress will be successful in the future. The book explains different change management approaches and provides numerous checklists and best practice examples.
by MTD Training - BookBoon , 2010
Thinking strategically requires research, analysis, and forethought. In this textbook you'll receive an insight into the strategic thinking. What does it take to formulate a strategy? And how does strategic thinking differ from normal thinking?
Risk Management for Enterprises and Individuals
by Etti Baranoff, Patrick Lee Brockett, Yehuda Kahane - Flat World Knowledge , 2009
This book is intended for the Risk Management and Insurance course where Risk Management is emphasized. This book may represent one of the most critical topics of study that the student of the 21st century could ever undertake.
by Talya Bauer, Berrin Erdogan - Flat World Knowledge , 2010
A new Organizational Behavior textbook that bridges the gap between theory and practice with a distinct experiential approach. The book gives students the vocabulary, framework, and critical thinking skills necessary to diagnose situations.
by Neil Ritson - BookBoon , 2008
This free textbook on strategic management introduces the reader to the different approaches and schools within strategic thinking as well as the tools used to investigate the strategic environment surrounding a business.
Corporate Social Responsibility
by David Crowther, Gueler Aras - BookBoon , 2008
Corporate social responsibility (CSR) has recently become central to the strategic decision making of every organization. This book introduces the reader to the issues involved and their application in strategic decision making.
by Jorgen Laegaard - BookBoon , 2006
Organizational theory is the systematic study and application of knowledge about how people act within organizations. This book introduces different theories within field of organization as well as to the different types of organizations structures.
by James Rowe - BookBoon , 2008
This book introduces some of the key writers, ideas, models and approaches in Strategic Management. Hopefully the book will bring together ideas and models from other areas of business and management study to support the planning of strategy.
Turning a Business Around
by Mark Blayney - How to Books , 2006
This book will help you to turn a business around by explaining: why businesses fail, how to spot the warning signs, key ways to stabilize your finances, how to devise a realistic recovery plan, and how to manage that plan into effective action.