Corporate Strategies in Recession and Recovery Social Structure and Strategic Choice

Innbundet / 2013 / Engelsk

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ISBN13
9780415710824
Publisert
2013
Utgiver
Vendor
Routledge
Aldersnivå
05, UP, UU
Språk
Product language
Engelsk
Format
Product format
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Sider
326
Vekt
567 gr
Høyde
216 mm
Bredde
138 mm
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Corporate Strategies in Recession and Recovery Social Structure and Strategic Choice

Innbundet / 2013 / Engelsk
First published in 1989, this book is based on detailed comparative case studies of eight firms' responses to the recession of the early 1980s, the worst crisis for British manufacturing in the post-war period. Following these companies' progress from 1979 to 1985, Whittington examines the various recession strategies they adopted and the consequences of these for management change and financial performance in the recovery. Drawing on the Realist social theory of Roy Bhaskar, Whittington argues that the class, gender, generation and ethnicity of the decision-makers involved in the eight case studies collectively made an impact on their strategic choices. This is a timely and practical reissue, which will be of value to students, managers and academics concerned with strategic management, developments in organizational theory, and the current economic climate.
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List of Figures; List of Tables; Acknowledgements; 1. Strategic choice and recession 2. Determinist accounts of corporate strategy 3. Towards strategic choice 4. Realism and agency 5. Social structure and strategic choice 6. How and where the research was done; Appendix 1: Domestic appliance companies' performances; Appendix 2: Office furniture companies' performances; Bibliography; Index
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ISBN13
9780415710824
Publisert
2013
Utgiver
Vendor
Routledge
Aldersnivå
05, UP, UU
Språk
Product language
Engelsk
Format
Product format
Innbundet
Sider
326
Vekt
567 gr
Høyde
216 mm
Bredde
138 mm
Se alle