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Macmillan Higher Education Palgrave Higher Education

Global Strategic Management

Edition 3rd Edition
ISBN 9780230293816
Publication Date July 2012
Formats Paperback Ebook 
Publisher Palgrave

How many of us are aware that HSBC, 'The World's Local Bank', originated in Hong Kong and Shanghai?

Business managers need to have a global vision in order to be successful, with the skills to formulate and implement strategy across borders. Global Strategic Management lays down the foundations of 'traditional' strategy theory from a global perspective, while highlighting issues unique to companies operating worldwide and discusses truly 'transnational' firms, whose place of origin can no longer be pinpointed.

The third edition of this popular text offers substantially revised chapters on Emerging global players and Global trends, as well as more coverage of ethics and sustainability, and outsourcing and offshoring. It also includes:

• All new Mini Cases with questions, to help you analyse the activities of 'transnational' firms such as Shell, Danone, Siemens and eBay
• New Examples which are highlighted throughout, demonstrating how each aspect of theory has been applied in real-life organisations
• New and improved learning features to aid your understanding and help with revision

Visit www.palgrave.com/business/lasserre3e for self-test questions, useful weblinks and resources, links to long cases online and a searchable glossary.

Lecturers can access PowerPoint presentations, a lecturer manual and a testbank.

Philippe Lasserre is Emeritus Professor of Strategy and Asian Business at INSEAD, Singapore. He is the author of various articles on strategy, business in Asia and joint ventures, as well as a number of books on strategy.

PART I: THE PROCESS OF GLOBALISATION Globalisation of Markets and Competition
Designing a Global Strategy
Designing a Global Organisation
Global Strategic Alliances, M&As and Assessing Countries' Attractiveness
Entry Strategies
Global Operations
Global Innovation 
Cross-cultural Management
Global Human Resource Management
Global Financial Management
The Social Responsibility of the Global Firm
Global Trends.


Lasserre gives strong practical advice on operational aspects of global management and I love the innovative treatment of topics.' – Sai Lan, Peking University, China
'The breadth and depth of topics covered is the best in the market in my view. The global trends section is very strong and just what is needed for this complex area of study.' - Carolyn Richardson, Senior Lecturer, University of Cumbria Business School, UK
'The new edition covers key topics in great depth with excellent frameworks that students can use in their analysis.' - Dr Saleema Kauser, University of Manchester (MBS), UK
'I really like how the important themes and issues are consistently tied to real-life business through examples.' – Olli Kuivalainen, Lappeenranta University of Technology (LUT), Finland
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