Journal of Business Strategy: Volume 40 Issue 5


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In-work poverty: reversing a trend through business commitment

Antonios Panagiotakopoulos

This study aims to explore whether employer action may contribute towards reducing in-work poverty. Essentially, the study examines the extent to which small firm owners accept as…


Secrets of succession: how one family business reached the ninth generation

Chamsa Fendri, Pascal Nguyen

The purpose of this paper is to provide insight into the specific structures and routines of family firms and to highlight their strengths and weaknesses using a case study.


Family firms taking surprising risks: building success on conservative values

Mark Lehrer, Stefan Schmid

This paper aims to explore hidden wellsprings of risk-taking in family firms.


Design thinking: a working strategy for the third sector

Tulsi Jayakumar, Krishnakoli Das, Neelesh Srivastava

This paper aims to understand how non-governmental organisations (NGOs) can use design thinking (DT) as a strategic tool to improve organisational and societal outcomes.

Strategy and business models: why winning companies need both

Michael Braun, Scott Latham, Benedetto Cannatelli

This paper aims to highlight the importance of addressing both competitive strategy and business model for the long-term success of a company. The paper builds a prescriptive…


Mission statements: what university research parks tell us about timing

Inés Alegre, Jasmina Berbegal-Mirabent, Adrian Guerrero

Mission statements are a key element of any organization. Ideally, the mission statement should be written at the initial stages of an organization’s life to be a useful tool to…


The Web unravels

Peter Buell Hirsch

The purpose of this paper is to examine the impact of the splintering of the global internet into sovereign, government-controlled islands on the communications strategies and…

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