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Unformatted text preview: : Sustainable Advantages for Individuals, Organizations, and Societies, chapter 1. Westport, CT: Quorum Books.
4. Timmons, J.A. (1999). New Venture Creation, 5th ed., chapters 6–9. Boston: Irwin/
McGraw-Hill. Related Topics
Depending upon the sophistication of the audience, this case can be used to discuss
organizational structure and management succession. Speciﬁcally, issues such as legal
and interpersonal issues in creating partnerships and management teams; stafﬁng (hiring)
issues such as skill assessment and training; competitive issues such as vertical integration, alliances, and logistics (retail location and Internet limitations). There is enough
ﬁnancial information in the case for a discussion of efﬁciency, systems and logistics, cash
ﬂow management, and marketing and product positioning. References Recommended for Instructors
1. D’Aveni, R.A. (1994). Hypercompetition: Managing the dynamics of strategic maneuvering. New York:
The Free Press.
2. Druker, P.F. (1992). The New Venture. In Sahlman & Stevenson, (eds.), The Entrepreneurial Venture,
247–262. Harvard Business School Publications.
3. Hamermesh, R.G. (1982). Note on Implementing Strategy, Harvard Business School Publishing #9-383015.
4. Pascale, R. & Athos, A. (1981). The Art of Japanese Management: Applications for American Executives.
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