Running head: IDENTIFYING THE BEST PRACTICES IN STRATEGIC
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Identifying the Best Practices in Strategic Management Gertrude Steinbeck ORG 500 – Foundations of Effective Management Colorado State University – Global Campus Dr. Stephanie Allong
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August 6, 2010
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management is an approach in which organizations create a competitive advantage, enhance productivity, and establish long-term financial performance. Chandler (as cited by Whittington, 2008, p. 268) defines strategy as “the determination of the basic long-term goals and objectives
This is an example of an author of an enterprise, and the adoption of courses of -highlightedtheyellow) whoof resources necessary (Chandler action and in allocation that has been cited in the source you are for carrying out these goals” Similarly, Wheelen andaHunger (2008) define strategic reading (called “secondary source”). Notice that the author’s name is only management as the managerial decisions and actions of an organization that achieve long-run used at the beginning of the sentence. This such is performance of the business, with benefitsauthoras:not cited in your paper. The text where you found this author Clearer sense of vision will be cited (highlighted in turquoise). for the organization on the Reference page.
Sharper focus on what is strategically important Improved understanding of a changing environment.
The Strategic Management Model (SMM) provides the framework for integrating strategic planning into an organization sophrase out the first Spell that the aforementioned benefits are realized.
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IDENTIFYING THE BEST PRACTICES IN STRATEGIC Strategic Management Model
When citing 3-5 authors, list all the A Level 2 header When citing authors the first time and should be bold, proposed. Ginter, Ruck, and Duncan (1985) indentify eight elements of the then use et al. models were for the following in-text3-5 authors, you citations. If left-justified and all list all the for all have 6 or more authors, normative major words strategic model: vision and mission; objective setting; external environmental use et al. authors the in-text citations. This is an example of capitalized. first time and scanning; internal environmental scanning;used at the authors strategic alternatives; strategy selection; then use et beginning of a sentence. implementation; and control (French, 2009). Wheelen and Hunger stated that normativeal. for the The year must follow the following inauthor’s last name in strategic management models are an “explicit, planned and rational approach” (as cited in Ginter text citations. parentheses. The authors are being to Ginter et of et al., 1985, p. 581) to management. Similarused as a partal., Wheelen established the SMM (see a sentence, therefore the Figure 1) which includes four mainword “and” environmental scanning, strategy formulation, elements: is used and not the symbol “&.” When quoting, you must include the page number or the paragraph number of evaluating, and extracting of information from the external and internal environments in order where you found the quote and cite...