Journal of Business Strategy: Volume 4 Issue 2

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THE CASE FOR CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY

Henry Mintzberg

In an economy of giant, divisionalized corporations, corporate social responsibility is almost impossible to achieve. Yet, the author contends, corporations must achieve it if our…

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PREEMPTIVE STRATEGIES

Ian C. MacMillan

Preemptive strategies often offer the best opportunity to gain advantage over competitors and upset industry balance. Preemptive moves exist all along the industry chain if one…

OVERCOMING ECONOMIC HARD TIMES: SOME LESSONS FROM THE BRITISH EXPERIENCE

David Norburn

The United States' economic experience has closely paralleled that of Britain. If both countries are to return to controlled prosperity, changes are needed in the business world…

EXPLORING THE ROAD TO BANKRUPTCY

Edward I. Altman

Can the Manville Corporation and International Harvester stave off bankruptcy? Both have low Z‐scores in the bankruptcy predictor model, demonstrating danger for Manville, and…

A NEW WAY OUT OF THE PRODUCTIVITY AND INNOVATION MORASS?

Frank A. Petro

During the 1980s, U.S. business will continue to face serious productivity and innovation problems as the economy shifts from a production‐based to a knowledge‐based one. To…

HOW TO DESIGN VALUE‐CONTRIBUTING EXECUTIVE INCENTIVES

Alfred Rappaport

Executive compensation plans have come under increasing criticism. A new approach—value performance plans—offers a promising way to motivate executives to make decisions…

The Energy Crisis: Full Circle?

Clifton C. Garvin

It is understandable that, after a decade of oil worries, consumers and their governments should find joy in today's oil market. According to Department of Energy data, the real…

World Competitiveness: The Practical Test of U.S. Economic Policy

John F. Welch

What do we need to assure U.S. competitiveness? Participants in the current debate on that question tend to talk as though the economic policies and world competitiveness of U.S…

Technological Change and Competition

Jay M. Gould

The impact of science on business in the U.S. post‐World War II period has wrought a profound change in the spirit and nature of modern competition. In the 1930s, economists were…

Organization Design: A Case Study on Matching Strategy and Structure

Arnoldo C. Hax, Nicholas S. Majluf

The structure of an organization is no longer viewed as a rigid definition of hierarchical levels and interrelationships among different groups. Managers use the organizational…

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Orchestrating vs. Observing Your Own Takeover

James A. Unruh, Albert V. Bruno, Joel Leidecker

Few public companies are immune to takeover attempts. In fact, public companies are, by definition, for sale every day. That's what being a “public” company means.

Avoiding Planning Backlash

Wayne Earley, Michael M. Kaiser, Raymond E. Metz

Strategy has become one of the most overused and misused words in our business vocabulary. Chief executives love to talk about strategy because “it's the thing to do.” Managers…

Cover of Journal of Business Strategy

ISSN:

0275-6668

Renamed from:

Business Strategy Series

Online date, start – end:

1980

Copyright Holder:

Emerald Publishing Limited

Open Access:

hybrid

Editor:

  • Ms Nanci Healy