Text and Cases
'Exploring Strategy stands out as an excellent textbook on strategic management that covers all the basics yet, unlike other texts, adds on to this a coverage of strategy process and the practice of strategy. This coverage of both analytical and managerial aspects of Strategy make it a highly relevant text for both undergraduate and MBA students.'
Julia Balogun, Professor of Strategic Management and Director of University of Liverpool Management School.
'The book is engaging, accessible and certainly one of the most "classroom ready" texts on strategy. It is a must-have for students, scholars and practitioners.'
Dr. Florian Kapmeier, Professor of Strategy and International Project Management, Reutlingen University, ESB Business School.
'When teaching and learning with this book, strategy comes alive! Exploring Strategy addresses the fascinating issues of "strategy in action". As strategic change is everywhere nowadays, this textbook provides unique and invaluable insights for the men and women who are daily involved in the processes and practice of strategizing.'
Linda Rouleau, Professor of Management, HEC Montreal
'Exploring Strategy is the go-to text book for students studying Strategic Management. It enables students to quickly get to grips with a dynamic subject area with up to date case examples.'
Peter Barton, Liverpool John Moores University
'Well-structured and user friendly book on strategy which is a superb textbook for undergraduate courses providing an introduction to the complex world of strategy.'
Mohammad Roohanifar, Manchester Metropolitan University
Gerry Johnson is Emeritus Professor of Strategic Management at Lancaster University School of Management, Richard Whittington is Professor of Strategic Management at the Said Business School, University of Oxford, Kevan Scholes is Emeritus Professor of Startegic Management and formerly Director of the Sheffield Business School, Duncan Angwin is Professor of Strategic Management at Lancaster University, Patrick Regner is Professor of Strategic Management at Stockholm School of Economics.
Chapter 1: Introducing Strategy
Chapter 2: Macro Environmental Analysis
Chapter 3: Industry and Sector Analysis
Chapter 4: Resources and Capabilities Analysis
Chapter 5: Stakeholders and Governance
Chapter 6: History and Culture
Chapter 7: Business Strategy and models
Chapter 8: Corporate Strategy
Chapter 9: International Strategy
Chapter 10: Entrepreneurship and Innovation
Chapter 11: Mergers, Acquisitions and Alliances
Chapter 12: Evaluating Strategies
Chapter 13: Strategy Development Processes
Chapter 14: Organising and Strategy
Chapter 15: Leadership and Strategic Change
Chapter 16: The Practice of Strategy