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AN EXTENDED REVIEW FOR A REMARKABLE BOOK: SYSTEMIC APPROACHES TO STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT
AN EXTENDED REVIEW FOR A REMARKABLE BOOK: SYSTEMIC APPROACHES TO STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT

Author(s): Bianca Teodorescu, Oprea-Valentin BUȘU
Subject(s): Social Sciences, Media studies, Communication studies, Management and complex organizations
Published by: Editura Sitech
Keywords: systemic; strategic management; globalization; logistic strategies; budget;

Summary/Abstract: 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 (Częstochowa University of Technology, Poland), Janusz Grabara (Częstochowa University of Technology, Poland), Sebastian Kot (Częstochowa University of Technology, Poland), J. Novák-Marcinčin (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 Măcriș (University of Petrosani, Romania), Dorina Tănăsescu ("Valachia" University of Targoviste, Romania), Ion Stegăroiu ("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.

  • Issue Year: 3/2016
  • Issue No: 2
  • Page Range: 126-130
  • Page Count: 5
  • Language: English