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Strategic Management

Strategic Management

Tenth Edition (Revised and Updated Edition)
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May 2024 | 760 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
Taking a truly international approach, Strategic Management offers you comprehensive coverage of all the core areas of business strategy in a reader-friendly way. Thoroughly updated and with the addition of four brand-new authors, the tenth edition features:

• Balanced treatment of prescriptive and emergent models of strategic management.
• Application of strategic theory to key areas such as technology and innovation, sustainability, entrepreneurial and public sector strategy.
• Cutting-edge content on navigating change in the strategic environment, digital transformation strategies and the role of strategic groups.
• 15 brand new case studies showcasing real-life examples from recognisable brands such as Coca-Cola, Airbnb, Apple, Tesla, Toyota, Alibaba, Samsung, Starbucks and UK banks, plus updated case material throughout. 
• A range of practical tools to support your learning, including summaries of key strategic principles, strategic project ideas, critical reflections, questions and further reading.

Suitable for both undergraduate and postgraduate study.

Professor Richard Lynch is Emeritus Professor of Strategic Management at Middlesex University, London.
Dr Oliver Barish is Lecturer in Management at Birkbeck Business School, Birkbeck, University of London.
Dr Vinh Sum Chau is Senior Lecturer in Strategy at Kent Business School, University of Kent.
Dr Charles Thornton is Lecturer in Service Operations Management and Business Strategy at Plymouth Business School, University of Plymouth.
Dr Karl Warner is Lecturer in Strategy at Adam Smith Business School, University of Glasgow.

Part 1 Introduction
Chapter 1 Strategic Management
Chapter 2 A Review of Theory and Practice
Part 2 Strategic Analysis and Purpose
Chapter 3 Analysing the Strategic Environment
Chapter 4 Analysing Resources and Capabilities
Chapter 5 Strategy Dynamics
Chapter 6 Prescriptive Purpose Delivered through Mission, Objectives and Ethics
Chapter 7 Purpose Emerging from Innovation, New Resources and Technologies
Part 3 Developing the Strategy
Chapter 8 Developing Business-level Strategy Options
Chapter 9 Developing Corporate-level Strategy Options
Chapter 10 Strategy Evaluation and Development: The Prescriptive Process
Chapter 11 Finding the Strategic Route Forward from Knowledge, Learning and Networks
Chapter 12 Organisational Structure, Style and People Issues
Part 4 The Implementation Process
Chapter 13 Implementing and Controlling the Strategic Plan
Chapter 14 Green Strategy and Sustainability
Chapter 15 Managing Strategic Change
Part 5 Different Strategy Contexts
Chapter 16 Strategic Leadership
Chapter 17 Entrepreneurial Strategy
Chapter 18 Government, Public Sector and Not-for-profit Strategies
Chapter 19 International Expansion and Globalisation Strategies

As in previous editions, Strategic Management provides a comprehensive framework for designing and delivering strategy, written in an engaging, contemporary style. In the 10th edition, the authors provide an array of new cases and embrace topical themes including sustainability strategy, digital transformation, and deglobalisation. This is a must read text for any introductory course on strategic management.

Professor Thomas C. Lawton
Professor of Strategy and International Business, University College Cork, Ireland

For almost two decades, Lynch's 'Strategic Management' series has been at the forefront of transforming the teaching of strategy. With each edition building upon its predecessor, the 10th edition continues this success story with a fresh perspective and updated content. This is not just a textbook; it is an indispensable resource for anyone seeking to understand the intricacies of strategic decision making.

Professor Nicholas O'Regan
Aston University, College of Business and Social Sciences, UK

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