Strategic Management for Chartered Accountants has assumed tremendous importance for business planning and growth in today's competitive scenario. It is an integral element of the core syllabi at the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, MBA, MCOM, PGDBM, PGDMM, PGDHRM, ICWAI, and ICFAI. This book presents an indepth and comprehensive coverage of strategic management.
Cover Preface Contents Chapter 1. Business Environment 1.1 Introduction 1.2 Definition of Business 1.3 Characteristics of Business 1.4 Components of Business 1.5 Objectives of a Business 1.6 Characteristics of Business Environment 1.7 Environmental Influences on Business 1.8 Environmental Analysis 1.9 Components of Business Environment 1.10 Relationship between Organisation and its Environment 1.11 Internal Analysis of the Organisation/Company 1.12 The Value of Systematic Internal Assessment 1.13 Identification of Strategic Factors 1.14 Evaluation of Strategic Internal Factors 1.15 External Environment 1.16 Economic Environment 1.17 Political-Legal Environment 1.18 Socio-Cultural Environment 1.19 Demographic Environment 1.20 Natural Environment 1.21 Technological Environment 1.22 Global Environment 1.23 Strategic Response to the Environment 1.24 Competitive Environment 1.25 Competitive Advantage Chapter 2. Business Policy and Strategic Management 2.1 Introduction 2.2 Business Policy as a Discipline 2.3 Importance of Business Policy 2.4 Classification of Business Policy 2.5 Definition of Strategy 2.6 Generic Strategic Alternatives 2.7 The Dynamics of Competitive Strategy 2.8 Meaning of Strategic Management 2.9 Dimensions of Strategic Decisions 2.10 Tasks in Strategic Management 2.11 Strategic Management Model 2.12 Vision, Mission and Objectives 2.13 The Need for Explicit Mission of Organisation 2.14 Defining Organisation Mission Chapter 3. Strategic Analysis 3.1 Introduction 3.2 Strategic Analysis 3.3 Issues for Consider for Strategic Analysis 3.4 Situational Analysis 3.5 The Methods of Industry and Competitive Analysis 3.6 Strategic Groups 3.7 Key Factors for Competitive Success. 3.8 SWOT Analysis 3.9 TOWS Matrix Analysis 3.10 Portfolio Analyses 3.11 Strategic Business Units 3.12 Stages in Product/Market Evolution or Product Life Cycle 3.13 BCG Matrix 3.14 ADL Matrix 3.15 The General Electric Model Chapter 4. Strategic Planning 4.1 Corporate Strategy 4.2 The Stages of Corporate Strategy Formulation-Implementation Process 4.3 Strategic Alternatives 4.4 Cost Leadership Strategies 4.5 Differentiation Strategy 4.6 Focus Strategy 4.7 Characteristics and Scope of Various Grand Strategies 4.8 Diversification 4.9 Retrenchment, Divestment and Liquidation Strategy 4.10 Turnaround Strategy 4.11 The Causes of Corporate Decline 4.12 Divestment/Cutback Strategy Chapter 5. Formulation of Functional Strategy 5.1 Introduction 5.2 Marketing Strategy Formulation 5.3 Developing the Marketing Mix 5.4 Dealing with the Marketing Environment 5.5 Marketing Strategy Techniques 5.6 Financial Strategy Formulation 5.7 Production Strategy Formulation 5.8 Logistics Strategy 5.9 Research and Development Strategy 5.10 Human Resource Strategy Chapter 6. Strategy Implementation and Control 6.1 Introduction 6.2 Inter Relationships between Formulation and Implementation 6.3 Issues in Strategy Implementation 6.4 Organisation and Strategy Implementation 6.5 Implementing Strategic Change: Steps in the Changing Process 6.6 Vertical Differentiation 6.7 Horizontal Differentiation 6.8 Strategic Business Units 6.9 Matrix Organizational Structure 6.10 Integration and Integrating Mechanisms 6.11 Multidomestic Strategy and Structure 6.12 Global Organisational Structure 6.13 Strategic Business Units and Core Competence 6.14 The Value Chain 6.15 Matching Structure and Control at the Corporate Level 6.16 Strategic Leaders. 6.17 Operational Control Systems 6.18 Strategic Reward System Chapter 7. Reaching the Strategic Edge 7.1 Introduction 7.2 Business Process Reengineering 7.3 Benchmarking 7.4 Total Quality Management 7.5 Six Sigma and Management 7.6 Importance of Six Sigma in Organization Chapter 8. Contemporary Strategic Issues 8.1 Introduction 8.2 Strategies for Internet Economy 8.3 Strategy Shaping Characteristics of the E-Commerce Environment 8.4 Strategic Management in Non Profit and Government Organization.
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