Journal of Business Strategy: Volume 33 Issue 1


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Raising the odds of corporate venturing: a review by Intel

Boaz Vaizler, David Gordon

Any corporate executive ever faced with the task of launching new businesses within her organization must know this is quite a difficult challenge. Creating a new business is


Diversification: best practices of the leading companies

Graham Kenny

This article aims to take a fresh look at diversification – a growth strategy often disparaged by managers and commentators alike, yet one that is followed successfully by some


The new do‐it‐yourself paradigm: financial and ethical rewards for businesses

Stephen Fox

The purpose of this paper is to describe the far reaching business potential of offering innovative DIY services and goods. Such offerings can enable businesses to do significant


Foreign retailers in China: the first ten years

Lisa Qixun Siebers

This paper aims to examine the important factors that influence foreign retailers' expansion in China. By doing so the paper proposes business strategies for foreign retailers to


Family firms: should they hire an outside CFO?

Eva Lutz, Stephanie Schraml

The purpose of this paper is to examine motives for hiring a non‐family Chief Financial Officer (CFO) in family firms. The authors explore the perceptions of family firm owners


The twin‐cycle washing machine and the art of creating value

Stuart E. Jackson

The author has previously written about the concept of “strategic market position” (SMP). Simply stated, SMP is a strategic discipline which ties together the principles of


A new era?

Patrick Marren

The purpose of this paper is to examine the breakdown of political compromise and its possible effects on the business climate over the next few years.

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