Handbook of Strategic Management, Second Edition,

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Jack Rabin, Gerald J. Miller
CRC Press, May 16, 2000 - Business & Economics - 848 pages
Revised and updated for the second edition, the Handbook of Strategic Management provides a set of broad-based bibliographic essays on strategic management. It covers synoptic approaches, complexity theory, organizational capacity, financing strategy, networks, and chaos theory and offers an in-depth look the use of strategic management in the private, public, and nonprofit sectors. The National Institute of Personnel Management called this book "...the most comprehensive single-source treatment of strategic management." New topics discuss the role of strategic management in political decision making, uncertainty, the absence of strategy, productivity, teamwork, leadership, and change.
 

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Contents

Context and Major Theories
1
A Review of Research on Incremental Approaches to Strategy
31
Applications and Limitations of Complexity Theory in Organization
67
Major Concepts and Ideas
89
Managing the Strategic Change Portfolio
123
Organizational Capacity in Strategic Management
141
A Contingency Perspective
181
Uncertainty and Strategic Management
203
Chaos Theory and Strategic Management
475
Use of Strategic Management in the Three Sectors
493
Enhancing Worldwide Strategic Planning
515
B Public Sector
545
Necessary
561
Strategic Planning in the Office of Child Support Enforcement
595
The Strategic Management Process at the IRS
611
Use of Strategic Planning and Reinvention and the Implementation of
623

The Philosophy of Science and the Problem of Unobservables
227
Financing Strategy
249
Strategy Absence
273
The Organization and Strategy
289
Strategy Structure and Performance
327
Strategic Management for Productivity or Is It the Other
343
Collaborative Strategies
371
External Orientations and Strategic Planning
387
Environment of PublicSector Executives
431
Strategic Management and Economic Development
461
Strategic Management in State Government
657
Achieving Governmental Missions with Innovative Practices
675
Strategic Management in City Government
691
The Case
709
Negotiating the Path to a Strategic
739
Thinking Strategically in the Changing Health Care Environment
763
The Environment of Strategic Management in Health Care
777
A Theory and Case Study in Academic
797
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