Journal of Business Strategy: Volume 35 Issue 3


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Transforming the business portfolio: how multinationals reinvent themselves

Sebastian Schönhaar, Ulrich Pidun, Michael Nippa

The major purpose of this paper is to investigate antecedents, outcomes and processes of business portfolio transformations, including diversifying, refocusing and repositioning…


Innovation despite reorganization

Rick Aalbers, Wilfred Dolfsma

The purpose of this paper is to illustrate how to nourish innovation during the course of a downsizing event. Drawing from an array of intra-organizational network studies, we…


The sustainable organisation: blueprint for an integrated model

Bruce Perrott

The purpose of this article is to build on the original Dunphy, Griffiths and Benn (2007) model by proposing a new model of organisational sustainability which includes the…


Messing with corporate heads? Psychological contracts and leadership integrity

Sebastian Salicru, John Chelliah

The purpose of the paper is to present a model of leadership fulfiling the need of our times: The leadership psychological contract (LPC). In the current socio-economic…


Expatriates in the UAE: advance training eases cultural adjustments

Hanan AlMazrouei, Richard J. Pech

Sending staff to international locations can be costly for employers as well as employees if the expatriate staff members fail in their ability to assimilate themselves or are…


The power of purpose

Dick Martin

One of a business strategist’s most fundamental responsibilities is to help define the corporation’s highest purpose. This column explains why that duty has an even greater…


The corporation and private politics

Peter Buell Hirsch

The purpose of this article is to examine the increased public pressure on corporations to express a point of view on social politics such as same-sex marriage that have no…

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