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Recommended Books

  • R.Srinivasan, Strategic Management -The Indian Context,
    4th Edition, Prentice Hall of India, 2012
  • R.Srinivasan, Case Studies in Marketing – The Indian
    Context,5th Edition, Prentice Hall of India, 2012
  • Exploring Corporate Strategy by Johnson & Scholes, Publishing House: Prentice Hall
  • The Strategy Process by Mint burg, Quinn, and Ghosal, Publishing House: Prentice Hall
  • Strategic Management by Ireland, Hoskisson & Hitt, Indian Edition, Cengage Learning
  • Concepts in Strategic Management & Business Policy by Thomas L. Wheelen & J. David Hunger, Pearson

Syllabus

Unit I: Strategic Planning

Strategic Context and Terminology; Definition of Strategy; Difference between policy, Strategy, and Tactic;
Difference between Long Range Planning and Strategic Planning; Characteristics of Strategic Decisions

Unit II: Different Approaches to Strategy

Introduction to Different Approaches to Strategy; Incremental and Emergent Strategies; Implicit and Explicit Strategies; Approaches to Strategic Management; Strategic Implementation; Strategic Evaluation and Control; Planning Process: Feature, Importance, and Steps; Strategic Planning Process; Strategic Planning in the Next Millennium

Unit III: Strategy Formulation: Environmental Auditing

Environmental Analysis; Environmental complexity; Pestle Analysis; Porter’s 5 Force Analysis

Unit IV: Strategy Formulation: Strategic Direction

Introduction to Understanding Business; Competitor Analysis; Boston Matrix; International Dimensions of Strategy: Growth, Stability, Profitability, Efficiency, Market Leadership, Survival, Merger, and Acquisition; Core Competence

Unit V: Strategy Formulation: The Internal Audit

Bench Marking; the Use of McKinsey’s 7S Framework; SWOT (Strength, Weakness, Opportunities, and Threats) Analysis; Value Chain Analysis; Scope of Activities and Markets

Unit VI: Strategy Implementation

The framework of Strategic Implementation: Concept, Factors Causing Unsuccessful Implementation of Strategy.
Activation Strategy; Structural Implementation; Functional Implementation; Behavioral Implementation;
Resource Mobilization and Allocation: Finance, Human Resources, Materials, and Time

Unit VII: Strategic Evaluation and Control

Strategic Evaluation and Control: Concept, Role, and Barriers; Control Process; Techniques of Strategic Evaluation and Control

Important Questions

What is meant by resource allocation? Explain techniques generally employed for
allocating resources.

Outline the various qualitative and quantitative criteria for strategy evaluation and
control? State the problems faced by strategists while fixing those criteria.
Briefly discuss the development of the theory of strategic management.
Discuss the role of leadership in strategy implementation.

Discuss the nature and importance of strategic management.
 Explain the concept of competitive advantage, and how to sustain it?
What is turnaround management? Explain the elements of a successful turnaround
strategy.

 Case Study:
Mr. Palani, Chairman of a company just had a discussion with a group of local people. The group is known as ‘Council for Environmental Action’ demanded an immediate reduction of the pollutants thrown into the air by the plants of the company. Mr. Palani had explained the company’s policy of gradual reduction of pollutants and promised to study the matter further.

But the group has not satisfied and asked for another meeting in a week’s time. Mr. Palani reluctantly agreed. Suggest a suitable proposal to present to the group at the next meeting to convince it totally.

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