Strategic Management for ReMa

Faculteit Economie en Bedrijfskunde
Jaar 2017/18
Vakcode EBM187A05
Vaknaam Strategic Management for ReMa
Niveau(s) master
Voertaal Engels
Periode semester II a
ECTS 5
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Uitgebreide vaknaam Strategic Management for ReMa
Leerdoelen Upon completion of the course the student is able to:
1. Develop knowledge and understanding of key theories and topics in strategy research.
2. Summarize, integrate, and critically evaluate theoretical and empirical research in strategy.
3. Reproduce and apply key topics and theories within the field of strategic management.
4. Develop skills to effectively communicate and defend research.
Omschrijving This course is aimed at enhancing students’ knowledge of the foundations of strategic management research. It is an introductory course especially indicated for future researchers in strategic management or related areas of inquiry, such as international business, organization theory, sociology of organizations, industrial organization, entrepreneurship, marketing strategy, and corporate finance.

Along the course, we will introduce and examine a broad range of theories and focus on different research topics informed by these theories. Overall, these theories and topics will help us to answer the fundamental question of strategic management research: Why firms differ in performance. Through the seminars, we will review the main explanations of performance differentials among firms, such as the industry-based view, the resource-based view, industry dynamics, corporate strategies, and issues related to the implementation of these strategies.
Uren per week
Onderwijsvorm hoorcolleges
(Small group teaching, interactive lectures and tutorials)
Toetsvorm
(assignment(s), presentation(s), written exam)
Vaksoort master
Coördinator prof. dr. J. Surroca
Docent(en) dr. K.J. McCarthy ,prof. dr. A.R. Muller
Verplichte literatuur
Titel Auteur ISBN Prijs
A set of articles selected by the lecturers
Entreevoorwaarden Students are expected to have basic familiarity with strategic management topics. Students without such a basic knowledge are advised to read a standard textbook on the course (for example, the compulsory literature of the course EBB649C05) prior to the start of the seminars.
Opmerkingen This course can only be taken by Research Master students.
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Opleiding Jaar Periode Type
Research Master in Economics and Business  (Business Research) 1 semester II a verplicht