Journal of Business Strategy: Volume 4 Issue 3

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THE APPLICATION AND MISAPPLICATION OF THE EXPERIENCE CURVE

Bruce D. Henderson

In recent years, the experience curve has gone through a crisis of confidence. This is due, the author contends, to the misunderstanding and misapplication of the curve by some…

SURPRISE AND THE COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGE

William E. Rothschild

To compete in the new global environment, companies must constantly map the terrain in which they operate, alert for signs of change. Managers must move beyond the narrow concepts…

NEW PERSPECTIVES ON STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT

Jacques Horovitz

A recent study of large European companies has surfaced some common concerns and issues. These firms seem to be focusing their efforts and attention on restructuring their…

BUILD, HOLD, HARVEST: CONVERTING STRATEGIC INTENTIONS INTO REALITY

Anil K. Gupta, V. Govindarajan

Once a build, hold, or harvest strategy has been adopted for a business, how does the corporation ensure its implementation? The answers range from decentralizing strategic…

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INTEGRATING CORPORATE SOCIAL POLICY INTO STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT

Archie B. Carroll, Frank Hoy

The 1960s saw the birth of corporate social responsibility. In the 1970s, companies focused on the management of social responsiveness. In the 1980s, corporations are grappling…

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STRATEGY FOR FINANCIAL SERVICES: CASHING IN ON COMPETITIVE INERTIA

Ian C. MacMillan, Mary Lynn McCaffery

Although new products in the financial services field can be easily duplicated by competitors, it often takes a long time for competitors to do so. An investigation by the authors…

Facing the Problems of the World Economy

Murray L. Weidenbaum

The specter of protectionism is haunting the world economy. In this time of high unemployment and low growth, many countries are responding to serious domestic problems with one…

An Update on Chemical Industry Strategies

William Copulsky

Key structural changes in the business environment have affected the basic strategic elements of the chemical industry in the last decade. These environmental changes have not run…

Managing Declining Businesses

Kathryn Rudie Harrigan

The factory was five years old and was already a strategic misfit. It had become ill‐suited for processing the raw materials the company could hope to buy. Although the factory…

CEOs' Views on Strategy: A Survey

Richard Hise, Stephen McDaniel

There are a number of important reasons why it is necessary to understand chief executive officers' relationships to their strategic management responsibilities. First, there is…

The Strategy Audit

Milton Lauenstein

Beatrice Foods announces a $280 million write‐off and plans to divest about fifty businesses acquired in a diversification program.

How to Implement Strategic Plans

Don Collier

In this column, I will discuss the principles involved in getting strategic plans implemented and what the professional planner's role should be vis‐a‐vis these principles. I will…

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