Practicing Strategy: Text and Cases

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SAGE Publications, May 17, 2013 - Business & Economics - 272 pages
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Practising Strategy is a groundbreaking new textbook focusing wholly on the cutting-edge Strategy as Practice approach, which considers strategy not only as something an organisation has but something which its members do.

Key features:

- The first textbook to use the insights from the research from a strategy as practice perspective to start informing managerial practice

- Packed with case studies

- Learning features include chapter summaries and discussion questions

By bringing together a number of distinctive investigations of strategy practice, this book will enrich our understanding of the dynamic process through which organizational strategies are created and executed.

Practising strategy will be an invaluable text for postgraduate students of strategy, strategic management and related modules.

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Sotirios Paroutis is an Associate Professor of Strategic Management at Warwick Business School. He earned his PhD from the University of Bath. His research has been published in journals such as the Strategic Management Journal, Journal of Management Studies, Human Relations, California Management Review, and Journal of Knowledge Management. His research interests lie in the study of strategy practices and processes in challenging and complex organizational settings in the UK and globally. More information can be found at

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Loizos Heracleous is a Professor of Strategy and Organization at Warwick Business School. He earned his PhD from the University of Cambridge. His research has been published in leading journals such as the Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Strategic Management Journal, MIS Quarterly, Harvard Business Review, and MIT Sloan Management Review. He researches strategic change processes, organization development, organizational discourse, corporate governance, and other related areas. More information can be found at

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Duncan Angwin is Professor of Strategy, Oxford Brookes University. He earned his PhD from University of Warwick. He researches strategic practice in M&A and has recently completed a major EU funded research project on European M&A. He holds a major research award at Said Business School, Oxford University, to study M&A communications practices. Duncan sits on the Advisory Boards of the M&A research centre, CASS Business School and a Grand Ecole business school, Paris and is senior judge for the Management Consulting Association. Duncan has published six books and thirty-five journal articles on Strategy and M&A.

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