Strategic Analysis: A Guide to Practice

Waldersee, Robert W. & Tywoniak, Stephane (2007) Strategic Analysis: A Guide to Practice. McGraw Hill, North Ryde.


Strategic Analysis: A Guide to Practice is uniquely designed to bridget the theory-practice divide. The book presents the fundamentals of strategic management theory alongside methods of analysis. Analytical mehtods are then applied to the theoretical concepts to describe best practice.

Students will be able to develop their skills with applciation exercises that allow them to practise the theories and analytical methods on real cases. The book contains a running case, "WineRidge", that allos the students to develop a comprehensive strategic analysis of a single organisation. Unlike traditional cases, WineRidge has been designed as a set of reports that mirrors the type of information from which an analyst would work.

In an environment of KPIs, profit centres, devolved decision making, project organisations and new public sector management, graduates will soon find themselves making strategic decisions. Yet many educators increasingly feel that the traditional approach to teaching strategy (based on detailed theory education) does not translate into an ability to apply what is learned. Strategic Analysis: A Guide to Practice provides that vital link.

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ID Code: 9896
Item Type: Book
Additional Information: For more information about this book please refer to the publisher's website (see link) or contact the author.
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Keywords: Strategic Planning, Management
ISBN: -13: 9780070131569
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > COMMERCE MANAGEMENT TOURISM AND SERVICES (150000) > BUSINESS AND MANAGEMENT (150300)
Divisions: Current > Research Centres > Australian Centre for Business Research
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > QUT Business School
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2007 McGraw Hill
Deposited On: 02 Oct 2007 00:00
Last Modified: 05 Jan 2011 13:33

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