Journal of Business Strategy: Volume 36 Issue 3


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The new consumer advocates for safer chemicals: mandating healthy products

Meredith Bollheimer

– The purpose of this paper is to introduce a variety of rationales for adopting a proactive posture related to removing chemicals of concern from consumer products.


Knowledge sharing in online communities: the power game

Isabelle Bourdon, Chris Kimble, Nathalie Tessier

The purpose of this paper was to gain a better understanding of the nature of online communities, the relationships within them and the relationship between such communities and…


Does the concept of “creating shared value” hold water?

Stuart Orr, William Sarni

This paper aims to challenge corporate theories such as creating shared value (CSV) as to how they account for company water use given that water risk is ultimately not an…


Small business growth: strategic goals and owner preparedness

Paull Weber, Louis Andre Geneste, Julia Connell

This paper aims to identify and empirically test whether growth preparedness and success perceptions are important, discriminating small business owner (SBO) characteristics that…


When small businesses go international: alliances as a key to entry

Heiko Haase, Mário Franco

The purpose of this study is to identify the reasons for the internationalisation of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) through strategic alliances and to understand how…


A culture of employee engagement: a strategic perspective for global managers

Sonia Taneja, Scott S. Sewell, Randall Y. Odom

The purpose of this paper is to develop a model that identifies the strategies that have the ability to create a culture of employee engagement for global managers in making the…


The emasculation of frogs

Peter Buell Hirsch

This article aims to suggest some ways in which the effectiveness of critical scientific communication might be improved. The persistence of anti-vaccine rhetoric, disputes about…

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