Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xviii
  2. Strategic Management Processes

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-3
    2. Henry Mintzberg, James A. Waters
      Pages 4-19
    3. James Brian Quinn
      Pages 20-36
    4. Gerry Johnson
      Pages 37-56
    5. Sue Birley
      Pages 78-82
  3. Strategy Formulation

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 83-85
    2. Ron Mclellan, Graham Kelly
      Pages 102-112
    3. Jack L. Engledow, R. T. Lenz
      Pages 113-132
    4. Michael E. Porter
      Pages 133-143
    5. Philippe Haspeslagh
      Pages 144-161
    6. Howard H. Stevenson
      Pages 162-176
    7. Ralph Biggadike
      Pages 177-190
    8. John Coyne, Mike Wright
      Pages 201-218
    9. Kathryn Rudie Harrigan, Michael E. Porter
      Pages 219-233
    10. Michael E. Porter
      Pages 234-255

About this book


Readings in Strategic Management contains a wide range of contributions from leading authors in the field designed to reflect the broad and diverse nature of this complex subject. The collection contains a mixture of older established articles and new contributions, with three being specially written. It also combines papers which develop the conceptual framework of strategic management with articles which report on the findings of empirical research.


business management Organisation organization Portfolio strategic management strategic planning strategy

Editors and affiliations

  • David Asch
    • 1
  • Cliff Bowman
    • 2
  1. 1.School of ManagementOpen UniversityUK
  2. 2.School of ManagementCranfield Institute of TechnologyUK

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