Journal of Business Strategy: Volume 19 Issue 3

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SHORT TAKES

According to the Hackett Group of Hudson, Ohio, the finance function costs the average company 1.4% of revenues, but in the top quartile of companies participating in the survey…

CLIPPINGS

What single event could make or break your company? Many people answer this question by explaining a potential “must win” project or by outlining the possibilities for a new…

Practical Strategist: History Lessons

Dan Simpson

Strategy is focused on the future, but most good strategies are well grounded in the lessons of history as well. Before you dive into developing strategies for the future, take a…

Global Expansion: The New Era of Global Retailing

Mark Carr, Arlene Hostrop, Daniel O'Connor

The vice president of sales for a major consumer products company was all smiles as he greeted his best customer, but that smile faded quickly. “I've got stores all over the…

Ethics: The Rights and Wrongs of Workplace Snooping

Laura Pincus Hartman

Employers have a number of reasons to consider monitoring employee email—more than two million of them, if you ask Chevron Corporation. Recently, the San Francisco‐based oil…

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MASTERING BUSINESS

JoAnn Greco

Is an executive MBA worth the time, effort, and expense involved?

THE QUEST FOR LIFETIME EMPLOYABILITY

Jeanne C. Meister

Companies today can't promise lifetime employment, but they can help employees ensure lifetime employability.

MANAGEMENT FARM TEAMS

Miriam Leuchter

Major league companies devote significant resources to shaping raw talent into executive all‐stars.

ORGANIZATIONAL DESIGN IN THE 21ST CENTURY

Is “nimble behemoth” an oxymoron? Not necessarily, says one consultant.

STRATEGIES FOR WORLD DOMINATION

Ken Cottrill

One way to win the globalization game is to buy stakes in similar businesses already established in the market you want to enter.

INDIANAPOLIS SPEEDS AWAY

Harvey Meyer

The public sector is not known for adopting leading‐edge business strategies. Indianapolis is trying to change that.

Underdog: Chips Off a New Block

Christopher Elliott

The word “zoran” means silicon in Hebrew, which is exactly what Levy Gerzberg wanted to convey when he founded Santa Clara, Calif., microchip manufacturer Zoran Corp. in 1981. As…

Stack Attack: Insider for a Day

Bristol Voss

Corporate biographies can be a tough sell because everyone (at least everybody in the company's industry) knows how the stories end. What can be fascinating in the right authors'…

The Last Word: The Vision Thing

It's pretty easy to think of Wilbur and Orville Wright as “visionary.” And it's also easy to say that business leaders have to have a vision for their companies. But what's hard…

Cover of Journal of Business Strategy

ISSN:

0275-6668

Renamed from:

Business Strategy Series

Online date, start – end:

1980

Copyright Holder:

Emerald Publishing Limited

Open Access:

hybrid

Editor:

  • Ms Nanci Healy