Journal of Business Strategy: Volume 39 Issue 6


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Strategy war games: how business can outperform the competition

Jason West, Maiko Chu, Lincoln Crooks, Matthew Bradley-Ho

Business wargames represent an alternative approach to challenge organisations to uncover internal capabilities through competitive actions designed to counteract external threats…


The crusade of digital disruption

Kurt Matzler, Stephan Friedrich von den Eichen, Markus Anschober, Thomas Kohler

This paper aims to help managers understand digital disruption and implement strategies that will support the digital transformation of companies. Traditional companies need to…


Delivering open innovation promises through social media

Pierre-Jean Barlatier, Emmanuel Josserand

This paper aims to explore how social media can be used strategically for delivering the promises of open innovation and examines the types of structure that can foster the…


Creating a sustainable supply chain: the strategic foundation

Stuart Orr, Akshay Jadhav

This paper aims to introduce a supply chain strategy for supply chain sustainability performance and explain why it is different to normal business/operations strategy.


Deception and lies in business strategy

John Chelliah, Yogita Swamy

The purpose of this paper is to explore the use of deceit as a business strategy. There is ample evidence in the mainstream media of deceitful strategies in business, yet there is…


Becoming lean: the employee perspective

Kristy J. Lauver, Abraham Y. Nahm, Brent S. Opall, James P. Keyes

This study aims to explore how placement of lean practices (removal of waste from all areas of an organization’s value stream) (Worley and Doolen, 2006) within different…


How info-firms use big data to target customers

Wilfred Dolfsma, Rene Van der Eijk

The purpose of this paper is to review and assess the different strategies that what we call Info-firms can deploy in the markets that they serve. In many markets, a firm’s…


Trolls in the cafeteria: managing political speech in the workplace

Peter Buell Hirsch

This paper aims to highlight the unique challenges posed to corporations by the explosion of political speech in the workplace and proposes best practices for handling them. The…

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