Strategic Management involves the roles and problems of general managers, whether they are managing a large multi-business firm, a business unit within a larger corporation or a small or family business. The field of Strategic Management focuses on the pursuit of sustainable competitive advantage in competitive markets. Faculty members in Strategic Management work with students at all levels (undergraduate, MBA, EMBA, MS, Ph.D., and executive training) to develop their understanding of how competitive advantage is created in firms, and the decision processes, analytical frameworks and organizational systems and structures that support the creation and maintenance of advantage.
The members of the strategic management faculty have been recruited from top schools and have significant practical experience. They are actively involved in research undertaken to create and test cutting edge thoery and analytical tools. Major topic areas covered by this research include strategy formulation and implementation, strategic change, competitive dynamics, innovation, diversification and portfolio strategies, opportunity recognition and strategic decision processes.