Required textbook: None. We will use our readings in iLearn instead.
Recommended textbook: None.
If you feel you really want to buy a book called “Strategic Management” so you have it on your bookshelf, there are several reasonable possibilities.
- Dess, G, Lumpkin, G T, Eisner, A, and McNamara, G, Strategic Management: Text and Cases, 7th edition, McGraw-Hill/Irwin, 2013. ISBN: 9780077862527.
- Hubbard, G, and Beamish, P, Strategic Management: Thinking, Analysis, Action, 4th edition, Pearson Australia, 2010. ISBN: 9781442528680.
- Rohaermel, F, Strategic Management: Concepts, 2nd edition, McGraw-Hill/Irwin, 2014. ISBN: 9780077645069.
- Carpenter, MA, Sanders, WG, Rice, J, and Martin N, “Strategic Management: A Dynamic Perspective”, Pearson Australia, 2009. ISBN: 9781442500372.
Readings: A selection of readings on strategic management will be made available to you. Each article is identified with a particular class session.
Other current articles may be handed out in class.
Additional optional readings specific to the session’s topic will be listed at the end of each slide set. These are for people who want to delve deeper into a particular issue we discuss in class.
For those with an unquenched interested in the field of strategy, here are some books both classic and more contemporary you may enjoy.
Afuah, A, Strategic Innovation, Routledge, New York, 2009.
Black, R.J, Organisational Culture: Creating the Influence Needed for Strategic Success, Routledge, New York, 2003.
De Wit, B, and Meyer, R, Strategy Synthesis, South-Western Publishing, Hampshire, 2010.
Fleisher, CS, and Bensousson, BE, Business and Competitive Analysis, FT Press, New Jersey, 2009.
Gamble, JE, and Thompson, AA, Essentials of Strategic Management: The Quest for Competitive Advantage, 2nd edition, McGraw-Hill Irwin, New York, 2011.
Hamel, G, Leading the Revolution, McGraw Hill, 2000.
Luthans, F, and Doh, JP, International Management: Culture, Strategy, and Behavior, 8th edition, HarperCollins, New York, 2011.
Kotler, P, and Caslione, JA, Chaotics, Amacom, New York, 2009.
Leinwand, P, and Mainardi, C, The Essential Advantage, Harvard Press, Boston, 2011.
Mintzberg, H, The Rise and Fall of Strategic Planning, Prentice Hall, 1994.
Mintzberg, H, and Quinn, JB, The Strategy Process, Prentice-Hall International, 1991.
Osterwalder, A, and Pigneur, Y, Business Model Generation, Wiley, New Jersey, 2010.
Taylor, WC, and LaBarre, PG, Mavericks at Work, HarperCollins, New York, 2006.
Thompson, AA Jr, Peteraf, M, Gamble, J, and Strickland, AJ III, Crafting & Executing Strategy: The Quest for Competitive Advantage, 19th edition, McGraw-Hill Irwin, New York, 2013.
Zweifel, Thomas D, and Edward J Borey, Strategy-in-Action: Marrying Planning, People and Performance. CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2014.
The web page for this unit can be found at https://ilearn.mq.edu.au/login/MGSM/