Journal of Business Strategy: Volume 41 Issue 6


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Merger control in the telecom industry: a landscape transformed

Kalpana Tyagi

This paper aims to underscore how the digitization of content and the convergence in the telecommunications sector has prompted a wave of consolidation between telecom and content…


Corporate life and death: who succumbs, who survives during disruption?

Amy Blitz

This paper provides a disruption survival guide for companies during times of macro transformation.

Conventional banks and Fintechs: how digitization has transformed both models

Elisabeth Paulet, Hareesh Mavoori

The digital revolution has substantially changed the business environment. Most banks have acknowledged the importance of new technologies to improve performance and client…


Open coopetition: when multiple players and rivals team up

Steffen Roth, Loet Leydesdorff, Jari Kaivo-Oja, Augusto Sales

This paper aims to extend the existing views of coopetition into the broader context of open coopetition.

Strategy execution in public sectors: empirical evidence from Belgium

Sasidhar Reddy Bhimavarapu, Seong-Young Kim, Jie Xiong

Many public sector organizations have shown a consistent lack of capability to execute their strategic plans compared with private sector organizations. This failure explains why…


Managing digital transformation through hybrid business models

Herbert Endres, Kristina Stoiber, Nina Magdalena Wenzl

This paper aims to examine how hybrid business models can help companies to survive in a constantly evolving digital world. The hybridization of business models is a promising…


How good is the marketing method? Measuring the process and the outcomes

António Pimenta da Gama

Marketing performance assessment has been a major concern and remains a vital issue for companies and professionals. This paper aims to revisit the theme of marketing audits and…

After the crisis: repairing a corporate image

Ihab Hanna Sawalha

The purpose of this paper is to discuss the effectiveness of image-repair strategies adopted by organizations to restore their public image and reputation following crisis…


The great reanimation

Peter Buell Hirsch

The purpose of this paper is to highlight the ways in which long running secular trends and the COVID-19 pandemic have combined to re-energize labor movements and pushed political…

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