Summary: The revised and updated edition of this classic text introduces strategic thinking and planning strategies to advanced undergraduate and graduate students as well as practitioners in the field of health care.
--Demonstrates how strategic managers may become strategic thinkers
--Shows how to develop and document a plan of action through strategic planning
--Teaches managers to evaluate strategic plans, learn more about what works, and incorporate new ...show more strategic thinking into future planning, strategy formulation, or situation analysis.
--Provides strategic momentum "maps" and other tools for evaluating the changing environment, analyzing data, and developing new strategic directions
--Consists of ten revised chapters that contain new or updated Introductory Incidents and Perspectives
--Appendix A has been revised to match new strategic thinking and implement the strategic momentum model
--Contains 8 new cases plus 4 completely updated classics.
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