Foreword. List of Contributors.
Part I. 1. Evolution of Competitive Strategies in Global Forestry Industries: Introduction; J.-A. Lamberg, J. Ojala.
Part II. 2. The Giant: International Paper 1898-2000; J.-A. Lamberg. 3. A Company and The State: Enso-Gutzeit; J.-A. Lamberg. 4. Comparing the Strategic Evolution of Georgia-Pacific, Mead, and Weyerhaeuser; A. Ahola. 5. The Challengers: Kymmene, United Paper Mills, and Metsäliitto; J. Ojala, J.-A. Lamberg. 6. Strategy Formation in the Swedish Forest Industry: Comparing SCA and MoDo; A. Melander. 7. Two Family Firms in Comparison: Ahlström and Schauman during the 20th Century; J. Ojala, K. Pajunen. 8. Entrepreneurial Organization or Family Firm: A Strategic Analysis of Gulf States Paper Corporation; P.M. Kreiser.
Part III. 9. Managerial Cognition and Action in the Context of the Forestry Industry; P. Sajasalo. 10. Consolidation by Game-Playing: A Gamesmanship Inquiry into Forestry Industry; J. Näsi, Pasi Sajasalo.
Part IV. 11. The Ephemera of Success: Strategy, Structure and Performance in the Forestry Industries; J. Ojala et al.
Appendix: Competitive Activities of Forestry Industry Firms: A Coding Manual for Event History Analysis; J.-A. Lamberg et al.
An analysis of the evolution of competitive strategies within the forestry industry is presented in this book. The argument is that the chosen context serves as an illustrative setting for a discussion related to global corporate evolution. Therefore, this analytical and rigorous book contributes to better understanding of the workings of a number of manufacturing industries through discussion of the evolutionary development within the pulp and paper industry.
Concise analysis of the most important players of global forest products industry
Analytical rigour, depth and breadth of exposition
A long-run perspective on the evolutionary dynamics of the industry
In-depth understanding of the evolution of the industry logic in the forestry industries