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Economics of Strategy by David Besanko

In a monopoly, the seller has pricing power, but they still have to face the quantity consequences of that pricing. This book provides valuable theoretical and practical information on strategy. Many of the examples involve businesses outside of the United States. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. It is also, what may look to be the best way to realize profit in a market system is vertical integration.

I teach strategic management to undergraduates at an Australian university and have used the 2nd and 3rd editions of this book in the past three years to supplement the theory from our prescribed texts. The book begins by focusing on the boundaries of the firm and examines competitive strategy from the perspective of industrial organization IO economics, particularly Porter’s Five Forces.

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Economics of Strategy

It is also not wholly a straight line. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. In addition, inhe held a post-doctorate position on the Economics Staff at Bell Communications Research.

This scyaefer an example of perfect vertical integration from tree to tearing up the country roads. The only labor issue was in the historysection in one of the first chapters where the authors hit on Taylorism very briefly. This textbook is comprehensive and well-written, over viewing a lot of ground about how firms and markets organize and evolve.

Kindle Edition Verified Purchase. For example, pages in the “Economic Profit versus Acccounting Profit” section has errors in the figures quoted for economic profit for McDonalds and Starbucks.

Account Options Sign in. An important thing to take into consideration is that the market is not everywhere and anywhere. This is why Delphi and Mopar were spun off the larger parent companies, and they have gone through further specialization themselves.

The book is dense in content about strategy and economics, but I found it a little bit complicated and dry with no concerete numerical exercises. ComiXology Thousands ceonomics Digital Comics. These and other ideas in microeconomics are crucial takeaways from the science.

The book can be used as a starter for understanding a concept of business competition, competitive environment and strategy. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime.

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Economic Concepts for Strategy. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? It was a rich source of information. Also useful was the treatment of micro and macro dynamics of competition — both are important to understand if one wants to pick firms which are likely to, for example, attain and retain market dominance, or coexist profitably with other market powers. Any prospective manager, as well as current manager, should be cognizant of these results of microeconomics.


This book lays down the economic perspectives that is used to to understand strategy. In macroeconomics, the demand curve is given and it is more conceptual, but the slope of the demand curve is important. The text also considers the Value Net, another tool for organizing industry analysis.

Even in a world where a company had a monopoly on breathable oxygen, there would be a slope to the demand curve because ultimately, the willingness to pay would still be infinite, but the actual ability to pay would be finite. What does a potential customer give up in terms of going to Mongolia to get that sweater?

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