Strategic Management: Strategists at Work provides a practical and simple approach to developing a comprehensive strategic plan, as the authors share what they have learned through two decades of strategy work with a myriad of organisations. Focusing on the practicalities of developing strategy and presenting cutting edge theory in an accessible manner, this book delivers key insights into the strategist's role. Key benefits: • Provides a comprehensive range of templates that have been road-tested with over 400 senior managers • Includes extensive case material and interviews • Lecture slides, tutorials, and multiple choice questions available on the companion website
Managing Change: Enquiry and Action, Australasian edition offers a fresh perspective of change theory with contemporary examples providing students with the tools they need to navigate the complexities of change within organisations. The book features notions of innovation, disruption and agile learning that are necessary in an intensified business world. Using an enquiry-action framework, the text is separated into three parts: diagnosing, explaining and enacting to combine theory with the practical tools needed to understand and manage change. Cases reinforce student understanding and focus on actions and outcomes while a selection of fifteen extended cases bring different concepts together. Written by leading professionals, Managing Change: Enquiry and Action, Australasian Edition is an essential resource for students looking to develop a strong skills base that can be employed in practice.
This book is a fresh look at Toronto's history from aboriginal times up to the War of 1812. Diversity was a characteristic of Toronto from its very beginnings such as the successive aboriginal communities that occupied the north shore of Lake Ontario for centuries before the first Europeans. Half Toronto's recorded history was a story of the French regime. The celebrated founding of the city by John Graves Simcoe is cast in a new light, with the argument that an almost unknown settler should be considered a co-founder. William Berczy, leader of a group of German-speaking settlers, established a village of almost 200 residents in Markham when York had only two civilian homes. More than two hu...
Over 750,000 students worldwide have used this best-selling book to understand and explore strategic management through their academic and professional careers. Available in two versions (Text and Text & Cases), Exploring Corporate Strategy has established a reputation as a pre-eminent textbook in its field, based upon the expertise of authorship, range of cases, depth of commentary and wealth of supporting resources. The 8th edition builds on these strengths, including coverage of key topic areas in this fast-moving discipline such as internationalisation, innovation and entrepreneurship. It is written for students of Strategic Management at all levels