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Patterns of Strategy Specialization

Andrea M. Herrmann

in One Political Economy, One Competitive Strategy?: Comparing Pharmaceutical Firms in Germany, Italy, and the UK

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199543434
eISBN:
9780191715693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199543434.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy, Political Economy

This chapter opens by contrasting two opposing theories on how firms respond to the increasing pressures of international competition: the resource-based view of strategic management on the one hand, ... More


Introduction

Andrea M. Herrmann

in One Political Economy, One Competitive Strategy?: Comparing Pharmaceutical Firms in Germany, Italy, and the UK

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199543434
eISBN:
9780191715693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199543434.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy, Political Economy

This introductory chapter gives an outline of the book. It develops the theoretical framework by combining insights from classical trade theory, the market-based view of strategic management studies, ... More


Why Competitive Strategy succeeds – and with whom 1

J.-C. Spender and Jeroen Kraaijenbrink

in Competition, Competitive Advantage, and Clusters: The Ideas of Michael Porter

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199578030
eISBN:
9780191724923
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199578030.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

This chapter poses the question why the book Competitive Strategy had such a huge impact and was so widely embraced by managers, policy makers, consultants, and strategy teachers, although at the ... More


Contemporary Research Trends in International Marketing: The 1990s

Masaaki Kotabe

in Oxford Handbook of International Business

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199241828
eISBN:
9780191596834
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199241821.003.0017
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

The state of the art in research in international marketing is examined for the 1990–9 period, with particular emphasis on the conceptual framework and theory development in the field. This decade ... More


Introduction

John Child, David Faulkner, and Stephen B. Tallman

in Cooperative Strategy: Managing Alliances, Networks, and Joint Ventures

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199266241
eISBN:
9780191699139
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199266241.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy, Organization Studies

The attempt made by organizations in attaining their goals and objectives through cooperating with other organizations instead of competing with them is referred to as cooperative strategy. This can ... More


Antecedents and precedents to Porter's Competitive Strategy

Robert E. Hoskisson, Michael A. Hitt, William P. Wan, and Daphne Yiu

in Competition, Competitive Advantage, and Clusters: The Ideas of Michael Porter

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199578030
eISBN:
9780191724923
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199578030.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

This explores the influence IO economics has exerted on the theoretical and methodological frameworks of strategic management research, highlighting the significance of Porter's work in furthering ... More


Pricing and Positioning, 1

John Kay

in Foundations of Corporate Success: How Business Strategies Add Value

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198289883
eISBN:
9780191718205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019828988X.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

The type of the competitive market in which firms operate will depend on the implicit rules that govern the behaviour of the companies. When there are long‐term relational contracts, there is the ... More


Conclusion: Porter's perspective

Robert Huggins and Hiro Izushi

in Competition, Competitive Advantage, and Clusters: The Ideas of Michael Porter

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199578030
eISBN:
9780191724923
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199578030.003.0013
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

This chapter provides an interpretation of the key perspectives and debates concerning Porter's contributions across the range of fields and disciplines into which he has delved, as well as Porter's ... More


Pricing and Positioning, 2

John Kay

in Foundations of Corporate Success: How Business Strategies Add Value

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198289883
eISBN:
9780191718205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019828988X.003.0015
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

Successful companies must strive for stable competitive environments that can be the result of factors such as product homogeneity, stability of cost/demand conditions and limited number of sellers. ... More


Establishing strategic management as an academic discipline

Jay B. Barney

in Competition, Competitive Advantage, and Clusters: The Ideas of Michael Porter

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199578030
eISBN:
9780191724923
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199578030.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

This chapter introduces the reader to the influence of Porter's thinking in the field of strategic management. The frameworks presented in Porter's seminal work, Competitive Strategy, addressed many ... More


Introduction

Michael H. Best

in The New Competitive Advantage: The Renewal of American Industry

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198297451
eISBN:
9780191595967
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198297459.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

Competing perspectives on the role of technology in economic growth are briefly presented. Neoclassical growth theory does not control for technology; the ‘new growth theory’ accounts for new ideas; ... More


Advertising and Branding

John Kay

in Foundations of Corporate Success: How Business Strategies Add Value

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198289883
eISBN:
9780191718205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019828988X.003.0016
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

Advertising and branding are recognized as important tools of competitive strategy. The main value of advertising rests on its demonstration of the suppliers’ continued commitment to the market. ... More


The Japanese Enterprise System: Competitive Strategies and Cooperative Structures

W. Mark Fruin

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198288985
eISBN:
9780191596285
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198288980.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

Four streams of inquiry and interpretation are merged in a study of the evolution and emergence of Japan's 200 leading industrial firms during the twentieth century. First, the book is a study of how ... More


The Strategy Challenge

Benoît Chevalier-Roignant and Lenos Trigeorgis

in Competitive Strategy: Options and Games

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015998
eISBN:
9780262298711
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015998.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter first discusses the changing corporate environment, highlighting the need for firms to be careful when formulating their corporate strategies in an uncertain, competitive environment. It ... More


Firms and Industries

John Kay

in The Business of Economics

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198292227
eISBN:
9780191596520
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198292228.003.0020
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

This final chapter begins with surveys of two industries – once hugely successful, recently in serious decline – the Lloyd's insurance market and the British horse racing industry. It continues with ... More


The Promise

Phillip Brown, Anthony Hesketh, and Sara Williams

in The Mismanagement of Talent: Employability and Jobs in the Knowledge Economy

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199269532
eISBN:
9780191699412
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269532.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR, Political Economy

The shift from an industrial economy to a knowledge-based economy gives rise to the value of intelligence and talent as employers focus on diversifying their talent pools. Governments around the ... More


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