Journal of Business Strategy: Volume 26 Issue 3


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The forgivable sin

Patrick Marren

To provide the author's opinions about key issues in strategy and the future to the readership.


On the decision to reprice stock options: almost never

Dan R. Dalton, Catherine M. Dalton

Looks at the issue of repricing stock options for CEOs and other senior managers when existing option are under water. The board of directors has the option of exchanging existing


Unlocking profitability in the complex company

Jamie Bonomo, Andy Pasternak

Looks at how the zeal to drive revenue growth can introduce a costly and unmanageable level of complexity, which obscures pieces of the business and drags down overall


Strategy maps: a step‐by‐step guide to measuring, managing and communicating the plan

Cam Scholey

To demonstrate a step‐by‐step model of strategy mapping for improving strategy communication in today's organization. The work is based on experience gained while consulting in a


Rethinking strategic marketing: achieving breakthrough results

Dale Fodness

To provide a practical overview of strategic thinking concepts and practices for marketing and other managers that can help them improve their strategy making.


Are you at the top of your game? Checklist for effective leaders

Stephen Xavier

To use case studies to describe and demonstrate how improvements in adaptability and emotional intelligence (EI) can assist executives in effectively performing their employee and


The intelligent clean room: ensuring value capture in mergers and acquisitions

Ravi Chanmugam, Walt Shill, David Mann, Kristen Ficery, Bill Pursche

To illustrate the importance of speeded up merger integration process that creates value part of the M&A lifecycle.


A new tool for strategy analysis: the opportunity model

Donald Morris

To streamline the process of opportunity recognition and make it more effective by clarifying the meaning of opportunity and making its elements explicit.


Creative errors and heroic failures: capturing their innovative potential

Bernd Kriegesmann, Thomas Kley, Markus G. Schwering

To highlight an unconventional way out of the “innovation dilemma,” relevant to many business organizations, innovative management and risk friendliness are necessary, but the way

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