Designed to facilitate understanding and retention of the material presented, each chapter contains the following pedagogical features:u Opening Case: Each chapter begins with an opening case highlighting strategies and actions followed by Indian companies while trying to exploit the opportunities present in a competitive environment.u Real World Examples: Each chapter contains a number of real- world examples illustrating how a particular firm has exploited the gaps present in the environment, using its own resources to best advantage. u Terminology: Key ideas and terms that are vital to understanding strategic management have been highlighted throughout the book and explained at the end in a summarised formu References: Each chapter is also supported by carefully selected references for the benefit of readers who might be interested in exploring the topic(s) further.u Personality Profiles: Personality sketches of leading corporate heroes have also been provided at appropriate places, illustrating the manner in which they fought against heavy odds and emerged as winners in the end.u Review and Discussion Questions : Following the terminology, review and discussion questions offer an opportunity to focus on each of the key ideas illustrated at the beginning of each chapter and stimulate clear thinking.u Research Inputs: The book provides a comprehensive coverage of a vast, growing subject well-supported by a wealth of research data collected from multifarious sources.u Concluding Case: Each chapter contains a thoroughly researched and widely-acclaimed case, picked up from Business Today, relevant to the topic in question.u Student Oriented Text: The subject matter has been presented in a simple and lucid manner, keeping the unique requirements of students in mind.The Minneapolis based 3M company - makers of more than 6, 000 products including sand paper, adhesives, floppy ... a cross-functional team must bring a set of known deliverables (customer needsa#39; survey, technical analysis, competitiveanbsp;...
|Author||:||V.S.P. Rao, V.S.P. Rao; V. Hari Krishna, Hari V. Krishna|
|Publisher||:||Excel Books India - 2004-05-01|