15 Credits AUTUMN



Aims/Description: This module will introduce you to contemporary topics in industrial organisation with a particular emphasis on the role of economic analysis in strategic decision making. You will learn to use and appraise a range of economic techniques to enable managers to make better strategic decisions. You will gain an understanding of the importance of rivals' reactions to a manager's decisions when they are planning strategies. The module will also cover the implications for decision making of differences in objectives and information within and between different organisations.

Restrictions on availability: Prerequisites: Knowledge of advanced economics at an undergraduate level.

Staff Contact: GREGORY-SMITH IAN
Teaching Methods: Lectures, Seminars
Assessment: Formal Exam

Information on the department responsible for this unit (Economics):

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