Journal of Business Strategy: Volume 42 Issue 5


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When bike-sharing crashed in China: a bumpy ride

Shuyan Zhao, Jie Xiong, Seong-Young Kim, Lu Xu, Jie Yan

Buoyed by the desire to reduce carbon dioxide emissions and develop sustainable urban transportation, the dockless bike-sharing industry boomed in China during 2017–2018. To the…


Five essentials for successful merger integration: what the aerospace and defense industry knows

Jeffrey M. Voth

This paper aims to offer an original analysis of how three of the largest aerospace and defense (A&D) companies equipped their organizations for merger integration success.


Digital transformation: setting the pace

Ari Margiono

This paper aims to identify the paths of digital transformation followed by companies facing disruption and offer recommendations for executives for choosing the appropriate path.


Will Boeing soar again? Navigating a corporate recovery process

James Welch

This paper aims to examine the prospects of a Boeing recovery following disasters in 2019 and 2020. While some companies have navigated successful journeys through the process of…


Design thinking and radical innovation: enter the smartwatch

Amir Bahman Radnejad, Michael F. Ziolkowski, Oleksiy Osiyevskyy

This paper aims to expand the understanding of the design thinking (DT) field and provides evidence that DT as an innovation mindset centered on user/human needs is able to lead…


To wait or not to wait: pacing international expansion in China for best results

Ruihua Joy Jiang, Jie Xiong, Yuan Ding, Ravi Parameswaran

How to enter and expand in a newly emerged foreign market is less understood. Should multinational enterprises move fast or slowly? In this study, the authors take China as the…


Tech start-ups: networking strategies for better performance

Youngeun Chu, Woojin Yoon

This study aims to explore the relationship between entrepreneurial strategies and the performance of technological start-up companies.


Sustaining corporate culture in a world of hybrid work

Peter Buell Hirsch

This paper aims to examine the challenges to sustaining corporate culture in a world of hybrid working.

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