About the Author : Gary Hamel has contributed to The Future of Management as an author. GARY HAMEL is founder and chairman of Strategos.
He is also a visiting professor of strategic and international management at the London Business School, and the Thomas S. Murphy distinguished research follow at Harvard Business School.
He lives in Woodside, California(less)
What is Strategic Management' 2. Exploring the External Environment: Competition and Opportunities 3.
Examing the Internal Organization: Activities, Resources, and Capabilities Part 2 Strategic Actions: Strategy Formulation 4. Building and Sustaining Competitive Advantage 5.
Strategy at the Business Level 6. Corporate-Level Strategy 7.
Acquisition and Restructuring Strategies 8. International Strategy 9.
Cooperative Strategy Part 3 Strategic Actions: Strategy Implementation 10. Corporate Governance 11.
Organizational Structure and Controls 12. Strategic Entrepreneurship 13.
Strategic Leadership Case Studies Case 1: 3M: Cultivating Core Competency Case 2: AMD vs. Intel: Competitive Challenges Case 3: Boeing: Redefining Strategies to Manage the Competitive Market Case 4: Dell: From a Low-Cost PC Maker to an Innovative Company Case 5: Ford Motor Company Case 6: The Home Depot Case 7: Huawei: Cisco's Chinese Challenger Case 8: ING Direct: Rebel in the Banking Industry Case 9: Microsoft's Diversification Strategy Case 10: Nestle: Sustaining Growth in Mature Markets Case 11: Sun Microsystems Case 12: Vodafone: Out of Many, One Case 13: Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
Tools and weapons include blog networks (Tumblr, Posterous), mobile and location-based networks (Foursquare, Brightkite), video podcasting (YouTube, Viddler, Ustream), social networks (FaceBook, LinkedIn, Orkut, Hi5, Brazen Careerist), and numerous others(less)
The book will be useful for wealth Managers, financial Planners, financial advisors, fund managers, relationship managers, product Managers, CEOs, CFOs, and students and teachers of MBA, CA and CFA(less)
Building biological databases with MySQL. 3.
Automating processes using Perl. 4.
Numerical data analysis using R. 5.
Programming for the web. Appendix: Using command line interfaces.
Index. "Modern bioinformatics encompasses a broad and ever changing range of activities involved with the management and analysis of data from molecular biology experiments.
Despite the diversity of activities and applications, the basic methodology and core tools needed to tackle bio-informatics problems is common to many projects. Building Bioinformatics Solutions provides a comprehensive introduction to this methodology, explaining how to acquire and use the most popular development tools, how to apply them to build processing pipelines, and how to make the results available through visualisations and web-based services for deployment either locally or via the internet.
The main development tools covered in this book are the MySQL database management system, the Perl programming language, and the R language for statistical computing. These industry standard(less)
Written for those considering a career in the field, this book explores each segment of the industry (lodging, foodservices, recreation, meeting planning etc.) and the various positions within each sector.
Profiling hospitality leaders and rising stars, it shows readers different career paths and helps them determine their own career goals and aspirations. With a new chapter on entertainment, a new section on condo-hotels, and revised coverage of healthcare foodservices, it keeps stride with the fast-paced hospitality industry and helps readers discover their own place within it(less)
Students develop a strong managerial foundation, organized around the four functions of management and supported by a seamless blend of theory and applications within the pages of each chapter. Unique photo essays, challenging cases, and topics not typically found in other management texts help students build the innovative skills to manage successfully throughout turbulent times in business today.
Fresh management ideas and the best practices blend with traditional theory as this book recognized for its quality and trusted for its strong content once again puts management into practice(less)
The subject coverage in this text is comprehensive, has depth and is relevant. Over the years, the environment in which businesses operate has been changing and companies have changed or adjusted their marketing mantras.
There is a saying, -whatever fails to change, fails to survive. -Therefore, with the opening up of the economy, privatisation, and globalisation, the marketing scenario in India and elsewhere is undergoing rapid changes and business are becoming increasingly proactive in anticipating and responding to changes and taking advantage of new opportunities.
Despite the changes and introduction of newer concepts, companies need to be customer-and-market driven. Fundamental concepts, such as segmentation, targeting, and positioning are very relevant today.
The significance of brand is becoming more and more relevant across the Globe. This book is written keeping focus on the needs of Indian students.
A full chapter is devoted to Rural Marketing with some comprehensive cases. The text is simple and easy-to-read with many suitable examples.
Most of the examples relate to Indian businesses. Many examples from other countries have also been included keeping in view the present context of open borders for companies.
The book has been divided in eight parts in order to provide some form of structure. These parts have been further divided in twenty-six chapters.
A key feature of this book is that it has 42 cases, some of them in detail. This provides much choice to select suitable cases for discussion.
Besides, these cases also serve as more detailed examples portraying real life business situations and offer deep insight to students into the game of marketing warfare(less)
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levels in personnel management and administration. While matter has been drawn from authentic and standard works of Indian and Western scholars, it has been narrated in a lucid manner, free from technical jargon.
Data have been given to support statements. Tables, Figures and Charts have been used to illustrate complex subjects(less)
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