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Key Management Models: The 75+ Models Every Manager Needs to Know, 3rd Edition

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Key Management Models: The 75+ Models Every Manager Needs to Know, 3rd Edition


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  • Copyright 2015
  • Dimensions: 234X156
  • Pages: 344
  • Edition: 3rd
  • Book
  • ISBN-10: 1-292-01627-2
  • ISBN-13: 978-1-292-01627-6

This best selling management book is a true classic. If you want to be a model manager, keep this new, even better 3rd edition close at hand.

Key Management Models has the winning combination of brevity and clarity, giving you short, practical overviews of the top classic and cutting edge management models in an easy-to-use, ready reference format.

Whether you want to remind yourself about models you’ve already come across, or want to find new ones, you’ll find yourself referring back to it again and again. It's the essential guide to all the management models you’ll ever need to know about.

  • Includes the classic and essential management models from the previous 2 editions.
  • Thoroughly updated to include cutting edge new models.
  • Two-colour illustrations and case studies throughout.
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    Table of Contents

    About the authors


    Using this book

    Part 1: Corporate and Business Strategy

    1 Ansoff’s matrix and product market grid

    2 BCG-matrix

    3 Strategic Dialogue

    4 BHAG

    5 Blue ocean strategy

    6 Business model canvas

    7 Business scope

    8 Competitive analysis: five forces model

    9 Core Competences

    10 Internationalization strategy framework

    11 Road-mapping

    12 Scenario planning

    13 Strategy maps

    14 SWOT analysis

    15 Value-disciplines

    Part 2: Organization & governance

    16 7-S Framework

    17 Balanced Score Card (BSC)

    18 Benchmarking

    19 Greiner’s growth model

    20 Off shoring and outsourcing

    21 Organizational configurations (Mintzberg)

    22 Overhead value analysis

    23 Risk Management

    24 The value chain

    Part 3: Finance

    25 Activity-based costing

    26 Capital Asset Pricing Model (CAPM)

    27 Discounted Cash Flow (DCF) and Net Present Value (NPV)

    28 DuPont scheme

    29 Economic Value Added (EVA) and Weighted Average Cost of Capital (WACC)

    30 Financial ratio analysis: liquidity, solvency and profitability ratios

    31 Investment stages

    32 Real Options theory

    33 Risk reward analysis

    34 Value-based management

    Part 4: Marketing & sales

    35 4Ps of marketing (Kotler)

    36 Branding pentagram

    37 Client Pyramid (Curry)

    38 Crowdsourcing

    39 Customer Journey mapping

    40 MABA analysis

    41 Social network analysis

    42 Stakeholder management

    Part 5: Operations, supply chain management and procurement

    43 Business process redesign

    44 House of purchasing and supply

    45 Kaizen / Gemba

    46 Lean thinking / Just-in-Time

    47 Purchasing model (Kraljic)

    48 Root Cause Analysis / Pareto Analysis

    49 Six Sigma

    50 The EFQM model

    51 Value stream mapping

    Part 6: Innovation, technology management and e-business

    52 Diffusion model

    53 Disruptive innovation

    54 Hype cycle

    55 Innovation circle

    56 ITIL®

    57 Stage-Gate model

    58 Strategic IT-alignment model

    59 TOGAF®

    Part 7: HR and change management

    60 Change quadrants

    61 Compensation Model

    62 Eight Phases of Change (Kotter)

    63 HR Business roles

    64 Motivational Insights

    65 Six Thinking Hats (De Bono)

    66 Socially engineered change

    67 Team roles (Belbin)

    68 The Deming Cycle: Plan–Do–Check–Act

    Part 8: Leadership and (inter)cultural management

    69 Bottom of the Pyramid

    70 CAGE distance framework

    71 Competing values

    72 Core quadrants

    73 Cultural dimensions (Hofstede)

    74 Culture dimensions (Trompenaar)

    75 Focus-Energy Matrix

    76 Seven habits of highly effective people (Covey)

    77 Situational Leadership Model

    Model Matrix and Categorization


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