Strategic Management Books

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We have compiled the list of Best Reference Books on Strategic Management subject. These books are used by students of top universities, institutes and colleges. Here is the full list of best books on Strategic Management along with reviews.

Kindly note that we have put a lot of effort into researching the best books on Strategic Management subject and came out with a recommended list of best books. The table below contains the Name of these best books, their authors, publishers and an unbiased review of books on “Strategic Management” as well as links to the Amazon website to directly purchase these books. As an Amazon Associate, we earn from qualifying purchases, but this does not impact our reviews, comparisons, and listing of these top books; the table serves as a ready reckoner list of these best books.

List of Strategic Management Books with author’s names, publishers, and an unbiased review as well as links to the Amazon website to directly purchase these books.

1. Strategic Planning Management

1. “Strategic Management Concepts” by Robert E Hoskisson and Michael A Hitt

“Strategic Management Concepts” Book Review: In-depth research and trends that are shaping business strategy are provided in this book. This book is a guide to the strategic management process using a unique model. This model blends the classic industrial organizational model with the resource-based view of the firm. This explains how firms use the strategic management process to build a sustained competitive advantage. The book has carefully selected examples and highlights that help put the ideas presented into context. The book has four color designs, illustrative models and figures that also helps to focus. The book includes 35 compelling case studies. This book is useful to business management students.

2. “Strategic Marketing Management: planning, implementation and control” by Colin Gilligan and Richard M S Wilson

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“Strategic Marketing Management: planning, implementation and control” Book Review:
The book explains the key features that make a strong emphasis on implementation of strategic marketing management. This book gives up to date mini cases, questions and summaries in each chapter to highlight the key points. This book is a good resource for undergraduate and graduate students of business and marketing, and students of the CIM Diploma.

3. “Strategic Planning and Management in Contemporary Zambia” by James Mulungushi

“Strategic Planning and Management in Contemporary Zambia” Book Review: This book focuses on strategic planning and management. The book explains the theoretical aspect of strategic planning and management. It looks at application of strategic planning and management in Zambia. The book gives practical examples of institutions that have applied strategic planning and their experiences in terms of performance and achieving objectives. The book also includes challenges of applying strategic planning and management in the 21st century. It is a useful book to both students and practitioners in the field of Management.

4. “Strategic Human Resource Management: An Indian Perspective” by Anuradha Sharma

“Strategic Human Resource Management: An Indian Perspective” Book Review: This book emphasizes the strategic importance of formulating HR objectives, strategies and policies. This is done with a view to developing the skills and abilities for the achievement of competitive advantage. This book reviews the key issues in strategic human resource management in India. The focus of the book is on the reality of “people management” in large, global companies. The book also focuses on establishing the effectiveness of strategic HRM with respect to organizational performance. The book also provides case studies of companies operating in the country. This book can be used by management students and practitioners.

5. “Strategic Human Resource Management” by Tanuja Agarwala

“Strategic Human Resource Management” Book Review:This book helps in understanding the changing environment. The book highlights the implications for managing human resources to achieve the competitive advantage and corporate excellence. This book is useful for management students.

6. “Strategic Project Management (Strategic Success)” by Paul Roberts

“Strategic Project Management (Strategic Success)” Book Review: The book characterizes and describes the organizational factors and conditions necessary for projects to thrive and to deliver the organization’s strategic objectives. This book is accessible, practical and free of jargon. This book offers the solutions needed to successfully prioritize and manage a portfolio of projects and communicate aims. It also helps to align priorities to organizational objectives, evaluate progress, manage supplier relationships and anticipate and mitigate the risks at every stage. The book is supported by a package of online resources for project portfolio planning, management and analysis. This book uses real life case examples.This book will help to build skills, knowledge and confidence of management students.

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2. Strategic and Technology Management

1. “STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT OF TECHNOLOGY and INNOVATION” by Robert Burgelman and Clayton Christensen

“STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT OF TECHNOLOGY and INNOVATION” Book Review: The book can be referred by undergraduate and graduate students who are involved in the field of innovation and technology, technology management and innovation management. It discusses the perspective of general managers at different levels. It also explains interaction between the different levels of general management. It describes how the companies manage their technology assets.

2. “ITSM Information Technology and Strategic Management for CA IPCC November 2017” by Manish M Valechha and Valechha Educational

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“ITSM Information Technology and Strategic Management for CA IPCC November 2017” Book Review: The book contains information about Information technology business process management. It discusses IT Information systems and IT fundamentals telecommunication and networks business information systems. It explains business process automation through application software flow charts. The book also provides various exercise questions.

3. “Solved Scanner CA IPCC Group-II Paper-7 Information Technology and Strategic Management” by Dr Arpita Ghose and Gourab Ghose
4. “Paduka’s – Students Handbook on Information Technology and Strategic Management – CA Inter / IPC” by G Sekar

“Padhuka’s – Students Handbook on Information Technology and Strategic Management – CA Inter / IPC” Book Review: The book is well-organized and understandable. The book gives details of various aspects related to information system and strategic management. It contains various tables and flowcharts for better understanding of the topic. The book also provides a number of questions at the end of each chapter.

5. “MakeMyDelivery CA IPCC Smart Study ITSM – Information Technology and Strategic Management By Deepak Saini Applicable for November 2017 Exam” by CA Deepak Saini and MakeMyDelivery
6. “Innovator’s Dilemma: When New Technologies Cause Great Firms to Fail (Management of Innovation and Change)” by Christensen

“Innovator’s Dilemma: When New Technologies Cause Great Firms to Fail (Management of Innovation and Change)” Book Review: The book is valuable for managers, business leaders and entrepreneurs. It explains how successful companies can lose market leadership, even by doing everything right. It discusses that the managers should understand how and when to discontinue traditional business processes and adopt new innovations to be in the field of market leaders.

7. “Information Technology and Strategic Management For CA-IPCE (FIRST)” by CA NIKHIL SINGHAL and Summary Book on ITSM for CA-IPCC/IPCE
8. “Information Technology and Strategic Management” by Mohit Bansal and Paridhi Sinha
9. “Information Technology and Strategic Management” by Sheikh A M

“Information Technology and Strategic Management” Book Review: The book is especially beneficial for students. It describes data storage and database management systems. It contains information about hardware and software systems. The book discusses business policy, strategic management, strategic analysis and strategic planning. It also explains formulation of functional strategy, and strategy implementation and control. The book provides various subjective and objective questions for better understanding of the topic.

10. “Strategic Management Concepts and Cases: A Competitive Advantage Approach” by David

“Strategic Management Concepts and Cases: A Competitive Advantage Approach” Book Review: This book contains the latest research in the field of strategic management. It is a straightforward and understandable book. It describes the complexity of the current business environment. The book explains the concept of Response to Intervention (RTI). It shows the effect of the current global recession on the business environment.

People who are searching for Free downloads of books and free pdf copies of these books on Strategic Management – we would like to mention that we don’t have free downloadable pdf copies of these good books and one should look for free pdf copies from these Authors only if they have explicitly made it free to download and read them.

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