79405 - Economics and Business Management

Course Unit Page

Academic Year 2018/2019

Course contents

Business and social responsibility

Business Definition

Firm decisions and the role of external factors

Firm decisions and the role of nternal factors

The sources of competitive advantage

Industry life cycle and firm decision making

Readings/Bibliography

Visentin Marco, Decidere meglio, decidere per tutti, Introduzione e cap.1, Aracne Editore, 2016

Boschetti Carlo, La strategia (pagg. da 113 a 117), in Economia e Gestione delle Imprese, di Andrea Lipparini, Il Mulino, 2007.

Porter Michael E., Il vantaggio competitivo, Ed. Comunità, 1988. Capitolo 2

Grant Robert M., L'analisi strategica per le decisioni aziendali, Il Mulino, Bologna, 2016 (Quinta Edizione). Capitoli 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 9, 10, 16.1.

Teaching methods

Lectures + case studies

Assessment methods

Written exam: 1 or 2 open questions + multiple choices

Teaching tools

Case Studies

Office hours

See the website of Carlo Boschetti