Strategic Management: Concepts and Cases, 3rd Edition Strategic Management: Concepts and Cases, 3rd Edition By Jeffrey H. Dyer, Paul Godfrey, Robert Jensen, David Bryce Strategic Management 3e delivers an insightful, clear, concise introduction to strategy management concepts and links these concepts to the skills and knowledge students need to be successful in the professional world. Written in a conversational Harvard Business Review style, this product sparks ideas, fuels creative thinking and discussion, while engaging students via contemporary examples, innovative whiteboard animations for each chapter, outstanding author-produced cases, unique Strategy Tool Applications with accompanying animations and Career Readiness applications through author videos. WileyPLUS for Strategic Management gives you and your students insight into the professional business world through a wealth of resources such as author created animations to summarize key concepts, strategic tools to allow students to apply a theory and career readiness videos featuring the authors giving helpful information about landing a job. Schedule a Demo Sign Up for a Test Drive Adopt WileyPLUS Want to learn more about WileyPLUS? Click Here Hear from our Authors What’s Inside About the Authors Table of Contents Strategy Tools Strategy Tools teach students how to apply a theory, framework, or concept by actually “doing”/conducting analysis that will help formulate strategic decisions – such as how to calculate and use a scale or experience curve or how to create a net promoter score to access whether a differentiation strategy is working. Several of the Strategy Tools are accompanied by animations in WileyPLUS. Two of the new animations cover how to analyze a case and how to create a strategy canvas. Innovative White Board Animations Innovative author-produced white board animations open and complement each chapter and bring content to life for students. These executive summary animations can be assigned before students come to class and also used by students as an excellent summary/study tool. Career Readiness Tools Feature boxes display 1-2 minute videos that link key course concepts to career-readiness in the work-world and provide helpful information for landing a job and being successful in a job. JEFF DYER (PhD, UCLA, 1993) is the Horace Beesley Professor of Strategy at the Marriott School, BYU where he serves as Chair of the Department of Organizational Leadership and Strategy. Before joining BYU, Dyer was a professor at the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School where he maintains an adjunct professor position and continues to teach executive MBAs. Dyer’s has considerable consulting experience, having spent 5 years working as a strategy consultant and manager at Bain & Company, where he consulted with such clients as Baxter International, Kraft, Maryland National Bank, and First National Stores. Since then he has been a consultant, speaker, or trainer for a variety of companies, including Adobe, AT&T, Cisco, General Electric, General Mills, Gilead Sciences, Harley-Davidson, Hewlett Packard, Intel, Johnson & Johnson, and Sony. Dyer is the only strategy scholar in the world to have published at least five times in the Harvard Business Review and five times in Strategic Management Journal, the top academic journal in the strategy field. In 2012, he was ranked the world’s #1 “most influential” management scholar among scholars who completed their PhDs after 1990. This ranking, published in Academy of Management Perspectives, was based upon an equal weighting of academic citations (academic influence) and non-“.edu” Google searches (business influence). His recent book, The Innovator’s DNA, is a business bestseller and has been published in 13 languages, and his new book, The Innovator’s Method, has already hit top 10 business bestseller lists. PAUL C. GODFREY (PhD, Washington, 1994) currently serves as the William and Roceil Low Professor of Business Strategy in the Marriott School of Management at Brigham Young University. Godfrey teaches classes to BYU undergraduates, as well as MBA and Executive MBA students, and he was honored in 2013 with the Marriott School’s Teaching Award. His research has appeared in the Academy of Management Review, the Strategic Management Journal, the Journal of Business Ethics, and the Journal of Management Inquiry. He has recently published a book on eliminating poverty with Stanford University Press. He has also co-edited two other books and served as a special issue editor for two academic journals. He currently serves as Associate Academic Director of the Economic Self-Reliance Center at the Marriott School, and he has been working with Habitat for Humanity of Utah County for the past 18 months in refining their strategic plan. Godfrey received his MBA and PhD degrees from the University of Washington and a Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science from the University of Utah. ROBERT J. JENSEN (PhD, Wharton, 2006) serves as the Whitman Faculty and Peery Research Fellow Associate Professor of Strategy and International Business at the Marriott School, BYU. Jensen teaches undergraduate classes in strategy and global strategy and master’s degree classes in strategy. He has published in many of the top management journals, including Strategic Management Journal, Organization Science, Management Science, and the Journal of International Business Studies (where he currently serves on the editorial review board). His professional awards include the McKinsey & Company/ SMS Best Conference Paper prize (honorable mention), finalist for both the Blackwell Best Dissertation Prize from the Academy of Management, the William H. Newman Best Paper from a Dissertation award, and runner up for the Booz Allen Hamilton/SMS PhD fellowship. His work was honored as the best paper published in Competitiveness Review in 2009, and his papers have been selected seven times for the best paper proceedings of the Academy of Management. DAVID J. BRYCE (PhD, Wharton, 2003) is associate professor of organizational leadership and strategy at the Marriott School of Management and has been an adjunct associate professor of management at the Wharton School where he has taught strategy in the MBA program for executives. Bryce earned a PhD in strategy and applied economics, and his articles have appeared in the Harvard Business Review. He conducts research in the area of corporate strategy and has published in top academic journals such as Management Science and Organization Science. For more than 20 years, Bryce has served as consultant on important strategic challenges to executives of start-ups, mid-market companies, and major corporations, including Eli Lilly, Prudential, Procter & Gamble, Microsoft, Johnson & Johnson, and the LG Group. He has worked with clients on enterprise strategy, new market entry, branding, pricing, positioning, and growth. He has also conducted many strategy-oriented leadership training sessions over the past 10 years within the Fortune 50, including extensively at Microsoft. Prior to his academic career, he held partner, vice president, and other senior positions at several global management consulting firms. Chapter 1: What is Business Strategy Chapter 2: Analysis of the External Environment: Opportunities and Threats Chapter 3: Internal Analysis: Strengths, Weaknesses and Competitive Advantage Chapter 4: Cost Advantage Chapter 5: Differentiation Advantage Chapter 6: Corporate Strategy Chapter 7: Vertical Integration and Outsourcing Chapter 8: Strategic Alliances Chapter 9: International Strategy Chapter 10: Innovative Strategies That Change the Nature of Competition Chapter 11: Competitive Strategy Chapter 12: Implementing Strategy Chapter 13: Corporate Governance and Ethics Chapter 14: Strategy and Society Case 01 Walmart Stores: Gaining and Sustaining A Competitive Advantage Case 02 Coca-Cola and Pepsi: The Shifting Landscape of the Carbonated Soft Drink Industry Case 03A ESPN in 2015: Continued Dominance in Sports Television Case 03B: ESPN in 2019: A Network in Search of a Solution Case 04 Southwest Airlines: Flying High with Low Costs Case 05 Harley-Davidson: Growth Challenges Ahead Case 06 Ecolab and the Nalco Acquisition: Sustainable Advantage Through Shared Values Case 07 Nike: Sourcing and Strategy in Athletic Footwear Case 08 AT&T and Apple: A Strategic Alliance Case 09 Samsung: Overtaking Philips, Panasonic, and Sony as the Leader in the Consumer Electronics Industry Case 10 Tesla Motors: Disrupting the Auto Industry? Case 11 Smartphone Wars Case 12 Lincoln Electric: Aligning for Global Growth Case 13 Case: Icarus Revisited: The Rise and Fall of Valeant Pharmaceuticals Case 14 Safe Water Network: Mastering the Model at Dzemeni Case 15 Facebook at a Crossroads: Russian interference in the 2016 Election Case 16 Vivint Home Security: Finding New Pathways for Growth Case 17 Uber Technologies Inc. Additional Cases Can Be Found in WileyPLUS Wiley Team for Success. Dedicated to Student Achievement. The Team for Success authors are dedicated to ensuring that all of their Accounting titles are accessible to students, current, accurate, and have a consistent voice and pedagogy from introductory accounting to the intermediate level. Millions of students worldwide have learned from their exceptional resources—and now students are getting real results using ORION Adaptive Practice available in WileyPLUS for Accounting.