Journal of Business Strategy: Volume 3 Issue 3

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INTERNATIONALIZING INDUSTRIAL INNOVATION

Robert Ronstadt, Robert J. Kramer

For decades, America has been the major source of industrial innovation. In recent years, that has begun to change as other countries challenge America's supremacy. In order to…

NEW APPROACHES TO ASSET MANAGEMENT

Allen H. Seed

These troubled economic times call for fresh approaches to asset management. Executives have to pay more attention to cash flows, dividend policies, returns, investment selection…

RISK ANALYSIS: IMPORTANT NEW TOOL FOR BUSINESS PLANNING

David B. Hertz, Howard Thomas

Managers are often asked to consolidate and improve their organization's strengths without taking undue risks. The techniques and models of risk analysis can help managers chart a…

A FRAMEWORK FOR LOOKING AT VERTICAL INTEGRATION

Kathryn Rudie Harrigan

Vertical integration is often one of the first diversification strategies that firms consider. To choose the right strategy, companies must assess the four different types of…

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PIMS: FACT OR FOLKLORE?

Michael Lubatkin, Michael Pitts

Perhaps no strategic planning model has generated the controversy that PIMS has. Although some of the critics' charges may be justified, the authors find that the model is still…

A STRATEGIC APPROACH TO ACQUISITIONS

H. William Ebeling, Thomas L. Doorley

Acquisitions can be an effective way to improve the competitive position of a company. However, the acquisitions process must shift emphasis away from financial performance to…

Private Initiatives Toward Economic Progress

RENATO MAZZOLINI, INGO WALTER, Willard C. Butcher

A liberal, open, competitive, market‐oriented economy, with all its variations, is an eminently better strategy for economic progress than its alternative, the state‐managed…

The Impact of Consumer Trends on Corporate Strategy

HARPER BOYD, TERRY HALLER, Sandra D. Kresch

Over the past few decades, the American corporate community operated in an environment of rapid growth, changing technology, and aggressive expansion into world markets…

A Look at the Board's Role in Planning

MILTON LAUENSTEIN, Ahmad Tashakori, William Boulton

Boards of directors have been pressed over the past decade to improve their monitoring of a company's economic performance. In addition, legal actions are forcing them to become…

Corporate Ideology and Strategic Delegation

IAN C. MACMILLAN

As a result of massive doses of external constraints on business, the past two decades have seen a trend in many U.S. companies from aggressive, tough‐minded fast movers, with…

Using the Stock Market to Assess Strategic Position

JOEL STERN, Paul Strebel

Corporate business portfolios, once bright with future stars, have darkened appreciably of late. With the economies of both North America and Europe moving from the growth of the…

Achieving the Potential of Decision Support Systems

DON COLLIER, William R. King

The notion of “decision support systems” (DSS) has entered the lexicon of strategic management in recent years. Practitioner‐oriented planning journals now carry numerous…

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