What Really Works
A result of the world’s first large-scale, statistically rigorous study of the most reliable indicators of enduring business success, What Really Works presents the clear correlation between sustainable performance and eight areas of management practice. The 4+2 formula reveals that if a company succeeds in the four primary practices presented and any two of the four secondary ones, it has a 90 percent chance of becoming a winner.
The SMS Blackwell Handbook of Organizational Capabilities: Emergence, Development, and Change
How do the resources and capabilities of organizations emerge and develop over time? This new handbook brings together scholars of strategic management, economics, history, organizational theory, international business, and technology management in order to address this question.
Global Strategy and Organization
The authors focus on the four essential tasks for transforming a company in a global success: Identify market opportunities worldwide and pursue opportunities by establishing the necessary presence in all key markets, convert global presence into global competitive advantage, cultivate a global mindset, and strive to reinvent the rules of the global game.
Advances in Mergers and Acquisitions, Volume 3 (Advances in Mergers and Acquisitions Series)
This textbook brings together work by academics from various disciplines, integrating the disparate but growing body of literature on mergers and acquisitions. The series is published to explain and discuss the unsatisfactory outcomes that result from many poorly conceived mergers. Topics include: creating value through merger and acquisition integration, integrating acquisitions, organizational change processes in international acquisitions, and value creation in large European mergers and acquisitions.
Why Smart Executives Fail: And What You Can Learn from Their Mistakes
Discover just why executives and their companies falter when engaging in such perilous tasks as creating successful new ventures, managing mergers and acquisitions, coping with innovations and change, and developing winning strategies in the face of new competitive pressures. Finkelstein presents fascinating, detailed case histories of dozens of companies to uncover not just what goes wrong, but how to avoid failure.
Elements of Sequencing and Scheduling (revised edition 2003)
This is the classic textbook on scheduling theory, first published in 1973 and comprehensively updated in 1995. The book is aimed at graduate students and researchers investigating basic results in the field of scheduling. The coverage introduces the essential models and algorithms of modern scheduling theory and prepares the reader to explore the research literature.