Concise and student-friendly, the anthology Acting Strategically, Thinking Critically: A Casebook for Business Students uses case studies, exercises, and discussion questions to help students think and act strategically and conduct critical inquiry. Emphasizing life-long learning and application, the book provides information that will be of use in a variety of classroom settings, business organizations, and environments.Developed for the capstone course required in undergraduate business and master's of business administration degrees, Acting Strategically, Thinking Critically prepares students to make meaningful contributions to the organizations in which they work.Students will gain a foundation in strategic management and its process, become familiar with various schools of thought regarding strategy, and acquire analytical tools. They will learn to identify the tools and concepts used in strategy analysis, crafting, and execution. Students will apply concepts, tools, and models to case studies and reflect on the impact of strategy on specific situations, and personal and organizational success. They will also come to understand the critical role strategic leaders play in managing organizational change.