1. Personal eTextbook (Kortext) 5 items
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    2. Strategic management: competitiveness & globalization, Concepts and cases - Michael A. Hitt, R. Duane Ireland, Robert E. Hoskisson 2017

      Book Essential – PeT

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    4. Strategic management: competitiveness & globalization, Concepts and cases - Michael A. Hitt, R. Duane Ireland, Robert E. Hoskisson 2017

      Book Essential – PeT

  2. How to access Harvard Business Review articles 1 item
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  3. Recommended 9 items
    1. Strategic management: an integrated approach, Theory & cases - Charles W. L. Hill, Gareth R. Jones, Melissa A. Schilling 2017 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended

    2. Strategic management: the challenge of creating value - Peter T. FitzRoy, James M. Hulbert, Tim O'Shannassy 2016

      Book Recommended

    3. Strategic management: concepts & cases - Frank T. Rothaermel 2013

      Book Recommended

    4. Strategic management: competitiveness & globalization: concepts and cases - Michael A. Hitt, R. Duane Ireland, Robert E. Hoskisson 2017 (electronic resource)

      Book Essential

    5. Contemporary strategy analysis - Robert M. Grant 2016

      Book Recommended

    6. Foundations of strategy - Robert M. Grant, Judith Jordan 2015

      Book Recommended

    7. Crafting and executing strategy: the quest for competitive advantage, Concepts - Arthur A. Thompson, Arthur A. Thompson 2018

      Book Recommended

    8. Strategic management: text & cases - Gregory G. Dess, Gerry McNamara, Alan B. Eisner 2016

      Book Recommended

    9. Strategy safari: the complete guide through the wilds of strategic management - Henry Mintzberg, Bruce W. Ahlstrand, Joseph Lampel 2009

      Book Recommended

  4. Suggested Reading 14 items
    (Good for the brain)
    1. Return on strategy: how to achieve it! - Michael Moesgaard Andersen, Morton Froholdt, Flemming Poulfelt 2009 (electronic resource)

      Book Further

    2. Strategic management: competitiveness and globalization: concepts and cases - Henk Wijtze Volberda, and others 2011

      Book Digitisation (Further reading) Indian Oil Corporation - Pages 49-50

    3. Strategic management: competitiveness and globalization: concepts and cases - Henk Wijtze Volberda, and others 2011

      Book Digitisation (Further reading) Does Google have the market power to ignore external pressures? Pages 82-83

    4. Strategic management: competitiveness and globalization: concepts and cases - Henk Wijtze Volberda, and others 2011

      Book Digitisation (Further reading) RIM at the edge: privacy, protection, policy and company performance - Pages 119-120

    5. Strategic management: competitiveness and globalization: concepts and cases - Henk Wijtze Volberda, and others 2011

      Book Digitisation (Further reading) Acer Group: using a "bare bones" cost structure to succeed in global PC markets - Pages165-166

  5. Journal Articles 5 items
    1. Spotlight on strategic management - Michael A. Hitt 2005

      Article Recommended

    2. Predictable Surprises: The Disasters You Should Have Seen Coming. - Watkins, Michael D., Bazerman, Max H. 2003

      Article Recommended

    3. Charting your company's future - Kim, W. Chan, Mauborgne, Renee 2002

      Article 

  6. Week 1 1 item
    1. Strategic management: competitiveness & globalization, Concepts and cases - Michael A. Hitt, R. Duane Ireland, Robert E. Hoskisson 2017

      Book Essential – PeT Chapter 1 p 9-14

  7. Week 2 3 items
    1. Strategic management: competitiveness & globalization, Concepts and cases - Michael A. Hitt, R. Duane Ireland, Robert E. Hoskisson 2017

      Book Essential – PeT Chapter 1 p 14-28; Preparation: Strategic Focus: The Failure of Blackberry to Develop an Ecosystem of Stakeholders p 20 Mini case: Competition in the airline industry p 29 - 30

    2. The Premature Death of a Google Forerunner at Microsoft - Frank T. Rothaermel 2013

      Chapter Digitisation Exam Case handout

  8. Week 3 3 items
    1. Strategic management: competitiveness & globalization, Concepts and cases - Michael A. Hitt, R. Duane Ireland, Robert E. Hoskisson 2017

      Book Essential – PeT Chapter 2 p39-55

    2. Case 5/6: Tesla Motors and the U.S. auto industry - Frank T. Rothaermel 2013

      Chapter Digitisation Essential

    3. Preparation: Short case: Hollywood discovers the golden age

  9. Week 4 3 items
    1. Strategic management: competitiveness & globalization, Concepts and cases - Michael A. Hitt, R. Duane Ireland, Robert E. Hoskisson 2017

      Book Essential – PeT Chapter 2 p 55-65

    2. Preparation: Short case: SSP Group: Feeding people on the move

    3. Case 15: De Beers’s diamond dilemma - Frank T. Rothaermel 2013

      Chapter Digitisation Essential

  10. Week 5 0 items
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  12. Week 7 2 items
    1. Strategic management: competitiveness & globalization, Concepts and cases - Michael A. Hitt, R. Duane Ireland, Robert E. Hoskisson 2017

      Book Essential – PeT Chapter 3 p77-89

    2. Preparation:

      Exercise: From Good to Great to Gone: the rise and fall of Circuit City
      Exercise: Enterprise valuation

  13. Week 8 6 items
    1. Strategic management: competitiveness & globalization, Concepts and cases - Michael A. Hitt, R. Duane Ireland, Robert E. Hoskisson 2017

      Book Essential – PeT Chapter 3 p 89-98

    2. Preparation:

      Mini case: Zara: The capabilities behind the Spanish "Fast Fashion" retail
      giant
      Short case: De La Rue (Hitt et al p100-101)

    3. The strategy pathfinder: core concepts and live cases - Duncan Angwin, Stephen Cummings, Chris Smith 2011 (electronic resource)

      Book Essential Please read pages 73-77

    4. Contemporary strategy analysis - Robert M. Grant 2018

      Book Digitisation Please read: Defining Industries: Where to draw the boundaries, pp.75-76

    5. Contemporary strategy analysis - Robert M. Grant 2018

      Book Digitisation Segmentation and Strategic Groups p98-102

    6. Strategic management: concepts & cases - Frank T. Rothaermel 2013

      Book Digitisation Please read: Explaining Performance Differences Within the Same Industry: Strategic Groups, pp.74-76 (section of Chapter 3)

  14. Week 9 3 items
    1. Strategic management: competitiveness & globalization, Concepts and cases - Michael A. Hitt, R. Duane Ireland, Robert E. Hoskisson 2017

      Book Essential – PeT Chapter 4 p109-131, 133

    2. Preparation:

      Short case: Swatch
      Mini-case: Is JCPenny Killing Itself with a Failed Strategy (Hitt et al p135-
      136)

    3. Reading 4.5 Generic strategies - Henry Mintzberg 2014

      Chapter Digitisation Essential Please read 'Generic strategies' - Pages 111-122

  15. Week 10 1 item
    1. Strategic management: competitiveness & globalization, Concepts and cases - Michael A. Hitt, R. Duane Ireland, Robert E. Hoskisson 2017

      Book Essential – PeT Chapter 2 p65-67 Chapter 5 p143-152

  16. Week 11 3 items
    1. Strategic management: competitiveness & globalization, Concepts and cases - Michael A. Hitt, R. Duane Ireland, Robert E. Hoskisson 2017

      Book Essential – PeT Chapter 5 p152-164

    2. Preparation:

      Mini-case: FedEx and United Parcel Service (UPS) (Hitt et al p166-167)

  17. Week 12 3 items
  18. Week 13 4 items
    1. Hitt et al (Personal eTextbook) - Chapter 6

    2. Strategic management: competitiveness and globalization: concepts and cases - Henk Wijtze Volberda, and others 2011

      Book Digitisation Vodafone Group - p204

    3. Strategic management: competitiveness and globalization: concepts and cases - Henk Wijtze Volberda, and others 2011

      Book Digitisation Key debate - p227

    4. Strategic management: competitiveness and globalization: concepts and cases - Henk Wijtze Volberda, and others 2011

      Book Digitisation GlaxoSmithKline - p228

  19. Week 14 1 item
    1. Hitt et al (Personal eTextbook) - Chapter 7

  20. Week 15 1 item
    1. Hitt et al (Personal eTextbook) - Chapter 8

  21. Week 16 3 items
    1. Hitt et al (Personal eTextbook) - Chapter 9

    2. Hitt et al (Personal eTextbook) - p200-201

    3. Strategic management: competitiveness and globalization: concepts and cases - Henk Wijtze Volberda, and others 2011

      Book Digitisation (Essential reading) Daimler-Chrysler - p303

  22. Week 17 2 items
    1. Competing on Resources: Strategy in the 1990s - David J. Collis, Cynthia A. Montgomery 1995

      Article 

  23. Week 18 2 items
    1. Hitt et al (Personal eTextbook) - p239

    2. Hitt et al (Personal eTextbook) - p248

  24. Week 19 5 items
    1. Hitt et al (Personal eTextbook) - Chapter 10

    2. Strategic management: competitiveness and globalization: concepts and cases - Henk Wijtze Volberda 2011

      Book Digitisation Entry into China by foreign firms - p316

    3. Strategic management: competitiveness and globalization: concepts and cases - Henk Wijtze Volberda 2011

      Book Digitisation Using cooperative strategies at IBM - p361

  25. Week 20 1 item
    1. Hitt et al (Personal eTextbook) - Chapter 12

  26. Week 21 1 item
    1. Hitt et al (Personal eTextbook) - Chapter 13

  27. Week 23 1 item
  28. Further Reading 1 item
    You are expected to undertake independent research on the topics covered in this module and to read more widely than the resources provided in this reading list.
    1. The Library's Online Subject Guides (http://libguides.mdx.ac.uk / http://libguides.mdx.ac.uk/business) are a good place to start with your research, as they bring together the key research tools for your subject area and offer a wide range of support.  

       

      Your Subject Liaison Librarian will also help you with your research, finding and accessing resources and referencing your work: