Journal of Business Strategy: Volume 27 Issue 2


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Corporate growth: Our advice for directors is to buy “organic”

Dan R. Dalton, Catherine M. Dalton

This paper aims to look at whether an organization should grow by acquisition or organic (internal) growth.


The Little Prince approach to the future

Patrick Marren

The purpose of this column is to provide the author's opinions about key issues in strategy and the future to the readership.


The perfect market – and strategies to survive it

Scott C. Bergquist

Taken individually, powerful storms of change such as globalization, the democratization of governments and economies, and the mass digitization of information and commerce, each


A health audit for corporate entrepreneurship: innovation at all levels: part II

R. Duane Ireland, Donald F. Kuratko, Michael H. Morris

The purpose of this article is to introduce and discuss the “Entrepreneurial Health Audit”. This organizational tool is used to assess a firm's entrepreneurial intensity, diagnose


Practical strategy development: a wise investment for middle market businesses

Michael Allio

Middle market businesses – entities from $50 million‐$1 billion in revenue – are a significant force in the economy, generating $3 trillion in annual revenues and employing 20


The logic of Chinese business strategy: East versus West: part II

Usha C.V. Haley, George T. Haley

Despite close to two decades of foreign direct investment (FDI) in China, and the country's enormous market potential, most US and European multinational corporations


Staffing for high tech in China: finding the right leaders for global initiatives

Train Luo

As almost all multinational companies (both large and small) continue to place increased emphasis on the Chinese market, they face a significant challenge of identifying and


Reputation risk: it is the board's ultimate responsibility

Grahame Dowling

The purpose of this paper is to outline the major sources of risk to a company's reputation that a board of directors should take responsibility for monitoring.

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