Journal of Business Strategy: Volume 28 Issue 2


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An embarrassment of riches or a poverty of opportunities?

Ajit Kambil

The purpose of this paper is to ask what companies should do when sustainable growth rates far exceed revenue growth rates.

Refocus your business for improved performance

Stuart E. Jackson

Many companies find that they have widely differing levels of profitability and success in different parts of their business. There are a range of well‐established accounting


CEO succession: best practices in a changing environment

Dan R. Dalton, Catherine M. Dalton

The purpose of the paper is to look at CEO succession in light of regulations and post‐Sarbanes‐Oxley (post‐SOX) dynamics.


Serving the world's poor: innovation at the base of the economic pyramid

Jamie Anderson, Niels Billou

The purpose of this paper is to test the hypothesis that there are common challenges and approaches in serving low‐income customers in developing markets, and that these can be


Taking by storm: a breakout strategy

Thomas Lawton, Sydney Finkelstein, Charles Harvey

The purpose of this paper is to focus on “breakout” – a forceful emergence from a restrictive form or position – pursued through a structured and purposeful course of strategic


Untapped: strategies for success in underserved markets

John Weiser

Domestic and international underserved markets represent a multi‐trillion‐dollar opportunity that is largely untapped. They offer the chance both to build significant profits and


The connected enterprise: beyond division of labor

Timothy Galpin, Rod Hilpirt, Bruce Evans

The central messages of the article are threefold. First, a summary of research testing the perception that cross‐functional organization designs provide key advantages and


The employee survey: more than asking questions

Paul M. Sanchez

Leading organizations invest large amounts of time, energy, and financial resources in conducting employee surveys. Through Mercer Human Resource Consulting's work on more than


Global airline alliances: sparking profitability for a troubled industry

Christian Czipura, Dominique R. Jolly

More than ever, as far as legislation permits, long‐haul airlines tend to group in alliances. This paper examines the historic developments of two alliances in terms of their

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