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Managing Change for Competitive Success

Managing Change for Competitive Success

Andrew Pettigrew, Richard Whipp

ISBN: 978-0-631-19142-1

Dec 1993, Wiley-Blackwell

340 pages

Select type: Paperback

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This extremely successful book, already in use on courses in hardback, is now being made available in paperback. Based on a major in-depth study of four UK industry sectors, the book provides an authoritative and searching analysis of how UK companies manage strategic change and how it effects their competitive performance.
List of Figures.


1. Competitiveness and Managing Change.

2. A Changing Backcloth: New Rules and Relationships.

3. Understanding the Environment.

4. Leading Change.

5. Linking Strategic and Operational Change.

6. Human Resources as Assets and Liabilities.

7. Coherence.

8. Conclusion.



"A far reaching study." Financial Times

"A highly significant contribution to the strategy literature." Times Higher Education Supplement

  • The hardback has attracted a great deal of attention and is already being adopted in the MBA sector
  • Combines core theory with numerous practical case studies to provide a comprehensive and well-researched overview of corporate approaches to change and competition.