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European Corporate Strategy Heading for 2000

European Corporate Strategy Heading for 2000

Author: Oliver L. Landreth Format: Hardback Release Date: 23/09/1992

Based on research conducted with senior managers across Europe, this book aims to identify the challenges being faced by companies in leading sectors and to present, by a case-study method, the solutions that these managers are finding as they prepare to safeguard their firms' positions and ensure future success in the 1990s and beyond.

International Review of Strategic Management 1992

International Review of Strategic Management 1992

Author: David Hussey Format: Hardback Release Date: 17/09/1992

This is the third volume of the International Review of Strategic Management and ocntinues to follow the objective of the series, which is to produce an annual critical review of developments and best practice in strategic management. Over the years this will accumulate to a significant reference source. Because of the intended reference nature of the series, each book includes cumulative indexes to the whole series. Each volume in the Review has included a number of contributions grouped around a theme, as well as a variety of articles on other topics. This provides the opportunity of dealing with a topic in some depth, while still leaving space to deal with other issues. In volume 1 the theme was competitor analysis. Volume 2, which consisted of two books, followed the themes of implementation of strategy, and issues for the 1990s. This volume clusters a number of contributions around the theme of strategic analysis and strategy formulation. Some of these articles continue the narrower competitor analysis theme, and to gain full value from the accumulated wisdom offered by the authors those interested in a particular topic may find more information in the cumulative contents lists and indexes.

Proposal Preparation

Proposal Preparation

Author: Rodney D. Stewart, Ann L. Stewart Format: Hardback Release Date: 29/07/1992

This is a must-have for anyone who desires to effectively and successfully sell their products, projects, ideas or services. The new edition has been revised and expanded to include detailed coverage of the current methods and procedures required by the government and used by commercial companies for bid preparation; the latest applications for identifying and tracking fund sources; new desktop publishing techniques for rapid proposal preparation along with available software; and storyboarding methods. The concept of straight-line control is presented for the first time and a complete case study provided to illustrate how to evolve a proposal from development through strategic marketing planning.

Strategische Netzwerke

Strategische Netzwerke

Author: Jorg (Ecole Polytechnique Paris) Sydow Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/07/1992

Value and Strategy Competing Successfully in the Nineties

Value and Strategy Competing Successfully in the Nineties

Author: Michael H. Shenkman Format: Hardback Release Date: 30/06/1992

Value and Strategy: Competing Successfully in the Nineties presents fresh ideas, concepts, and practical suggestions for decision makers who must sustain growth and profitability in today's competitive business environment. Clearly written and illustrated with examples, graphics, and a glossary, this compact volume propels the idea of customer value to the forefront of business strategy. Value has emerged as a key idea in strategy because, as never before, customers can from pick and choose from among many different products and services. As a result, their expectations and demands for value, including quality, innovation, and affordability, have reached new heights. Shenkman thus begins by showing how a valuing process is used in everyday life: how a buyer thinks about value; how the idea of value operates in the processes of buying and selling; and how value and profits are created in the course of a relationship between a business and its customers. Dr. Shenkman then shows how in today's markets businesses both compete and cooperate in order to establish a leading position for their products and services. These efforts are necessary to ensure profitability, but they also combine to create powerful forces that limit the viability of any product or service over time. Market forces thus fuel the phenomenon of turnover that requires constant innovation and organizational responsiveness. Value and Strategy outlines practical steps managers can take to ensure their organization's success. It helps decision makers see more clearly into the dynamic and ambiguous situations that arise each day as a result of relentless market pressures. It provides new insights that help to foster meaningful organizational change, while ensuring that employees have a personal stake in the business's profitability. Shenkman believes that work can play a constructive and creative role in people's lives. Using the strategy presented in this volume, managers can create the organizational conditions in which people can work together to innovate, solve problems, and create new opportunities for the business.

Corporate Responses to Environmental Challenges Initiatives by Multinational Management

Corporate Responses to Environmental Challenges Initiatives by Multinational Management

Author: Ann Rappaport, Margaret Fresher Flaherty Format: Hardback Release Date: 23/06/1992

Environmental concerns are on the corporate agenda, and companies are searching for effective managerial strategies. Multinational corporations command huge financial resources and technical skills, and their actions toward the environment can have a profound impact. Drawing detailed examples from major multinational companies, this book provides a wealth of practical insight on how companies approach the difficult task of responding to an increasing variety of environmental challenges. The authors identify several specific programs being developed and implemented by corporations to establish accountability for environment, health and safety and to integrate environmental concerns throughout the corporate decision making process. The material in this work is drawn from extensive interviews conducted in U.S.-based companies, and examinations of production facilities in developed and developing countries. In addition, results of a survey on corporate environment, health and safety practices are woven into the analysis. Although they note that there are inadequacies in some corporate responses to environmental challenges, the authors contend that improved practice will result from actions on the part of government and universities, as well as companies themselves. This book will help decision makers review their environmental programs and develop sound strategies to overcome the corporate environmental anxiety that, We know we're out of compliance somewhere in the world all of the time.

Ein- Und Mehrstufige Lagerhaltung

Ein- Und Mehrstufige Lagerhaltung

Author: Hubert Fratzl Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/05/1992

Das Buch behandelt die Lagerproblematik in Handelsbetrieben. Bei Unsicherheiten im Bedarf und vorgegebenem Servicegrad wird die Lagermenge minimiert. Es vergleicht die g ngigen theoretischen Methoden und w hlt jene f r die Praxis relevanten aus. Das bislang ungel ste Problem der Optimierung von mehrstufigen Lagersystemen (Zentrallager - Filiallager) wird durch ein spezielles Verfahren gel st. Die spezifische Situation der Lagerhaltung in Gro handelsbetrieben wird in Form einer Case-Study er rtert. Ziel des Buches ist es, f r diese spezielle Situation des Handels ein praktisch erprobtes L sungsverfahren anzubieten und Tips f r die Implementierung zu geben. Der Leser, der sich mit dem Problem der Lagerhaltung im Handel besch ftigen will, erspart sich nicht nur langwieriges Literaturstudium, sondern erh lt auch neben Verfahrensvergleichen einen L sungsvorschlag durchgerechnet und ausprogrammiert. Durch die Beschreibung s mtlicher Schwierigkeiten bei der Umsetzung der L sung erh lt das Buch h chste Relevanz f r den Praktiker. Das Buch wurde im November 1991 mit dem Preis der sterreichischen Gesellschaft f r Operations Research ausgezeichnet.

A Strategy of Change Concepts and Controversies in the Management of Change

A Strategy of Change Concepts and Controversies in the Management of Change

Author: David C. (Warwick Business School) Wilson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/05/1992

A Strategy of Change provides a critical appraisal of current ideas about 'organizational culture', 'total quality management', 'flexibility', and 'excellence', drawing upon case material from a wide range of different organizational settings. This practical, issue-centred approach contrasts with the functionally oriented way in which management is often taught in the classroom and reflects instead the real needs of future managers and managers who have to work and communicate on a cross-functional basis. Dealing in an integrated way with the full spectrum of strategic change issues, this book provides an important tool for all those concerned with strategic change issues and organizational survival in today's changing environment.

International Strategic Management Challenges And Opportunities

International Strategic Management Challenges And Opportunities

Author: Franklin R. Root Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/05/1992

First Published in 1992. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Planung 2 Konzepte Der Prozess- Und Modellgestaltung

Planung 2 Konzepte Der Prozess- Und Modellgestaltung

Author: Christoph Schneewei Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/04/1992

Dieser zweite Band eines Lehrbuches der Planung gibt nach der in Band 1 erfolgten Einf}hrung in die normative Entscheidungstheorie eine Darstellung wichtiger Planungskonzepte. Hierzu gehren Grundz}ge zur Gestaltung des zu planenden Sachverhaltes sowie des Prozesses, nach dem sich Planung vollzieht. Dekomposition, Hierarchisierung und Dynamisierung gehren ebenso zu zentralen Planungskonzepten wie die wichtigen Begriffe entscheidungsorientierter Kosten und der Flexibilit{t oder generelle Konzepte zur Bew{ltigung systeminterner und -externer Strungen. Es erfolgt eine Integration dieser Konzepte und deren Anwendung auf den Planungsproze . Verfahren der k}nstlichen Intelligenz, speziell Expertensysteme, und auch die Darstellung wissenschaftstheoretischer Fragestellungen erscheinen dadurch in einem neuen Licht.

Das Sozialoekonomische Werk Wilhelm Roepkes

Das Sozialoekonomische Werk Wilhelm Roepkes

Author: Helge Peukert Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/03/1992

Die Schriften des Ordoliberalen W. Ropke beeinflussten die Wirtschaftspolitik der Nachkriegszeit nachhaltig. Die Studie untersucht schwerpunktmassig folgende Themen seiner Veroffentlichungen: Methodologische Uberlegungen, seine Anthropologie, das Leitbild eines humanen Liberalismus, die Lehre von der Marktwirtschaft, Ansatze einer rationalen Wirtschaftspolitik, die Keyneskritik, den konjunkturtheoretischen und -praktischen Beitrag, die kritische Beleuchtung der bundesrepublikanischen Nachkriegsentwicklung, die Ablehnung der europaischen Zollunion der EG und den potentiellen Beitrag des Ordoliberalismus Ropkescher Pragung zur Bewaltigung der Umweltkrise. Neben der Vermittlung der Einheit von Theorie, Wirtschaftspolitik und praktischem Engagement (z.B. in der Brauns-Kommission) bei Ropke steht der Aufweis der inneren Verbundenheit der verschiedenen Themenfelder im Vordergrund.