Practicing Strategy: Text and Cases

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SAGE Publications, Aug 12, 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 Professor of Strategic Management and Head of the Strategy and International Business Group at the Warwick Business School. His research interests lie at the intersections of strategy practices and processes in complex organizational settings in the UK and globally. He uses qualitative and quantitative methods to examine the discursive, cognitive and visual activities organizational actors employ when dealing with strategic tensions.

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 the Sir Roland Smith Professor in Strategic Management at Lancaster University. He earned his PhD from the University of Warwick. He researches strategic practices 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 eight books and fifty journal articles on strategy and M&A.

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