Alan N. HoffmanBentley University · Department of Management
Alan N. Hoffman
16th edition now available. Strategic Management and Business Policy Pearson, 2024 ISBN 9780137928156
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Currently co-author of the textbook: Strategic Management and Business Policy: Globalization, Innovation and Sustainability, 16th edition, Charles E. Bamford, Alan N. Hoffman, Thomas L. Wheelen (deceased), J. David Hunger (deceased), Pearson/Prentice-Hall, 2024...Now Available.
Utilizes a Strategic Management Model to Learn and Apply Key Concepts Through Cases In the 15th Edition of the popular Strategic Management and Business Policy: Globalization, Innovation and Sustainability, Wheelen and Hunger’s approach to teaching Strategy is brought into sharper focus with a new emphasis on globalization, innovation, and sustaina...
This study explored the effects of interorganizational linkages as a moderator between organizational performance and environmental conditions. Analyses covered 145 commercial television stations in 25 markets over a 15-year period. Results indicated that inter organizational linkages can serve to protect television stations from adverse effects of...
The broad concern in this paper is a long-standing one in organizational sociology, the determinants of organizational structures. However, it is argued that internal structures are better conceived and operationalized in network terms than in the "distributional" terms of past organizational research. From a survey of 36 agencies, network data wer...
This study explored the relationship among organization structure, context, and network centrality in four interorganization networks: 1) clients sent, 2) clients received, 3) director contacts, and 4) joint programs. Analyses covered 52 youth service delivery agencies in a large metropolitan area. Results indicated that formalization and organizat...
In 1988 the Journal of Business Ethics published a paper by David Mathison entitled Business Ethics Cases and Decision Models: A Call for Relevancy in the Classroom. Mathison argued that the present methods of teaching business ethics may be inappropriate for MBA students. He believes that faculty are teaching at one decision-making level and that...
Strategic Management and Business Policy Textbook
A class-tested approach to Strategy for Strategic Management and Business Policy courses Wheelen and Hunger’s class-tested approach to teaching Strategy is brought into sharper focus with a new emphasis on globalization, innovation, and sustainability . This text equips students with the strategic concepts they will need to know as they face the i...
Presents a case study of a year-long consulting project in an urban school system. Drawing on a multi-method, stakeholder-driven field design, describes the consulting process and intervention. In the analysis and discussion, focuses on the lessons learned from this project and the ramifications posed by the unique nature of school systems for exte...