Journal of Business Strategy: Volume 37 Issue 1


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All together now: strategy mapping for family businesses

Michael Braun, Scott Latham, Emily Porschitz

This paper aims to introduce a supplementary strategic mapping tool designed specifically for family businesses. The authors extend the popular tool of strategy maps into the…


Communities of practice: control or autonomy?

Thibaut Bardon, Stefano Borzillo

The purpose of this paper is to address the question of how two seemingly opposite principles – managerial control and autonomy – simultaneously affect, positively and negatively…


Reputation on the line: the Starbucks cases

Roger W. Hutt

– The paper aims to increase the understanding of reputational-risk management by examining company responses to potentially reputation-damaging incidents.


Harmonizing management accounting in international subsidiaries: beyond national borders

Christoph Endenich, Andreas Hoffjan, Teresa Schlichting, Rouven Trapp

The purpose of this study is to explore if and how companies strive for a harmonization of management accounting systems in their international business units to support…


Wicked problems: turning strategic management upside down

Charles McMillan, Jeffrey Overall

The purpose of this paper is to critique the existing decision-making models of organizational theory and the ability of strategic managers to address unconventional problems…


Bet-the-company decisions: when do they pay off?

Russell Fralich

The purpose of this paper is to examine what distinguishes bet-the-company decisions from strategic decisions in general, what forms do they take and under what circumstances do…

Meeting Dr Jonah

Peter Buell Hirsch

The purpose of this viewpoint is to draw attention to a relatively new set of ethical challenges presented by pills contain sensors and other similar “nanobots” that send…

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