An Extended Review For A Remarkable Book: Systemic Approaches To Strategic Management
Bianca Teodorescu and
Oprea Valentin Busu
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Bianca Teodorescu: University of Craiova, Romania
Oprea Valentin Busu: University of Craiova, Romania
Social Sciences and Education Research Review, 2016, vol. 3, issue 2, 126-130
The volume "Ioan Constantin Dima (Ed.), Systemic Approaches to Strategic Management: Examples from the Automotive Industry (pp. 396-424). Hershey, PA: IGI Global. doi:10.4018/978-1-4666-6481-4" is a high quality scientific book; it appeared at prestigious American publishing house IGI Global. The book is coordinated by Ioan Constantin Dima, Professor at "Valachia" University of Targoviste (Romania) and contains 14 chapters. Professor Dima himself contributes 7 chapters, two are developed by Professor Mariana Man (University of Petrosani, Romania), to the remaining 5 chapters contribute 10 reputed researchers: Maria Nowicka-Skowron (Czestochowa University of Technology, Poland), Janusz Grabara (Czestochowa University of Technology, Poland), Sebastian Kot (Czestochowa University of Technology, Poland), J. Novak-Marcincin (Technical University of Kosice, Slovakia), Vladimir Modrak (Technical University of Kosice, Slovakia), Ioan Cosmescu ("Lucian Blaga" University of Sibiu, Romania), Sorin Mihai Radu (University of Petrosani, Romania), Maria Macris (University of Petrosani, Romania), Dorina Tanasescu ("Valachia" University of Targoviste, Romania), Ion Stegaroiu ("Valachia" University of Targoviste, Romania). In the book are debated in a structured mode a set of major problems of strategic management as that activity that consists of decision-making involving critical organization's objectives: considerations regarding the theory of systems, system management risk, organization as system, the company on the terms of market economy, formal and informal structure of the organization, theoretical approaches of the current strategic management, theoretical approaches of company strategies, production strategies in the mining machine and machinery manufacturing industry, strategies regarding the production quality in the company. The book gathers strategies, methods, concepts, samples of high performance, tested, applied by companies in automotive industry, which is one of the most complex one. The approach represents a challenge for companies to apply the most efficiently methods, concepts regarding strategic management. New technology conjugated with strategic management applied to systems theory generate powerful companies that follow high quality of products, efficient flow production, cost reduction, environment protection, finally customer satisfaction. Thus, the book highlights the system of strategies, which the industrial companies must elaborate in order to have a favorable evolution under the current globalization conditions. By its issues, an interdisciplinary and even international approach, the book is very helpful to production specialists, scientists, students, master students, as well as to professors.
Keywords: systemic; strategic management; globalization; logistic strategies; budget (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: O47 O57 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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