Revised and updated to reflect the cutting edge of academic thinking about business strategy, the Fourth Edition of Besanko, Dranove, Shanley, and Schaefer’s. David Dranove (Author), . Economics of Strategy, Binder Ready Version $ (4) This item:Economics of Strategy by David Besanko Hardcover $ Economics of Strategy. Front Cover · David Besanko, David Dranove, Mark Shanley, Scott Schaefer. John Wiley & Sons, Sep 22, – Business & Economics.
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This book lays down the economic perspectives that is used to to understand strategy. Competitive firms do realize a profit, but bringing production of an input in house is no guarantee of capturing that profit both because the supplier is working at scale and there is a potential for the supplier to get lost in the bureaucracy of the firm and the potential profits instead become costs to overhead.
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Write a customer review. Share your thoughts with other customers. I teach strategic management to undergraduates at an Australian university and have used the 2nd and 3rd editions of this book in the past three years to supplement the theory from our prescribed texts. Customers who bought this item also bought. Discover the art of strategic thinking Revised and updated to reflect the cutting edge of academic thinking about schqefer strategy, the Fourth Edition of Besanko, Dranove, Shanley, and Schaefer’s highly acclaimed text offers a solid economic foundation for strategic analysis.
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There is a chapter that introduces most of the stuff you would cover in a micro class, but it is just one chapter and not an in-depth look at all you should know. It then explores strategic positioning and dynamics as well as topics associated with internal organization, including personnel economics, organization structure, and strategic fit.
It was a rich source of information. Sorry to be pedantic but I guess these things can detract from the perceived quality of an otherwise top-quality text. Supplies students with an economic lens for viewing the activities of firms and a logical framework for strategic analysis.
I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? This allows the supplier to have lower costs because they are operating at scale where a singular manufacture of automobiles would have higher costs because they are manufacturing for only themselves. The book begins by focusing on the besanmo of the firm and examines competitive strategy from the perspective of industrial organization IO economics, strategg Porter’s Five Forces.
Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. Discover the art of strategic thinking Revised and updated to reflect the cutting edge of academic thinking about business strategy, the Fourth Edition of Besanko, Dranove, Shanley, and Schaefer’s highly acclaimed text offers a solid stategy foundation for strategic analysis. Garret rated it really liked it Dec 31, Carlos rated it it was amazing Aug 22, Lea Crandall rated schaeder it was amazing Apr 18, I read it as a part from my study for EMBA at Manchester business school, great and easy to understand.
Brilliant book that outlines various different concepts of strategies that can be found in any firm. Hardcoverpages. A third important take-away from studying the strategy of competitive markets is the importance of the demand curve. Integration is not always perfect, there is a cost to search, and the demand curve can be limiting. The only real big issue I had with it was that it assumed so much previous micro knowledge, that you really need to have taken a micro class at some level for it to make sense.
Economics of Strategy by David Besanko
It was said that Ford, who owned the mines for the coal and iron ore and the plantations of rubber trees for the rubber, would have the ships unload their cargo on one end and the other end would spit out fully formed Ford automobiles. Perhaps the most valuable parts to me were the treatment of oligopoly and discussion of market structure — including the role of endogenous costs in giving rise to soft-drink-like markets with few dominant forms and many small entrants.
If a particular sweater is only available in Mongolia, and the firm does not ship it, then the buyer has to both find the sweater and go to Mongolia to obtain it. By presenting basic concepts of economic theory with ideas in modern strategy literature, the book provides an economic lens for viewing the broad sweep of the strategic activities of the firm. Selected pages Title Page. Consolidated Chapters on Information and Value Creation have been added and expanded, delving into new topics including:.
Scott Eagan rated it really liked it Oct 04, The other issue was more based on the structure of my class, but is based partly on the book. The book’s focus is more on the management aspect rather then economics itself.
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