Journal of Business Strategy: Volume 42 Issue 6


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New ventures: how team motivation affects financial outcomes

Jonas Debrulle, Johan Maes, Elliroma Gardiner

The purpose of this paper is to contribute to understanding the impact of entrepreneurial team composition on new venture performance. Different types of entrepreneurship…


Franchising in Brazil: foreign entrants build a presence

Vanessa Pilla Galetti Bretas, Ilan Alon

The purpose of this paper is to provide an overview of the franchising sector in Brazil and highlight the opportunities and offer strategies for practitioners. It also points out…


Business models for the now economy

Art T. Weinstein

Business models are a key to success. This paper aims to identify the characteristics of the Now Economy, discuss the components of an effective business model, examine numerous…


Bring your own device to work: how serious is the risk?

Fenio Annansingh

Currently, one of the most significant challenges organizations face is that corporate data is being delivered to mobile devices that are not managed by the information technology…


Stakeholder management: the new role of business diplomacy

Pedro Falcão, Nelson Ramalho, Marta Nobre

Stakeholder relations has been largely based upon a two-way public relations model. Along with this change, business diplomacy emerged as a proposal to renew stakeholder…


The succession dilemma in family firms: case study of a French company

Olivier Meier, Anne-Sophie Thelisson

The purpose of this paper is to highlight the major difficulties and challenges encountered during the crucial process of family succession. In this study, the authors list and…


Changing in sync with societal preferences: LEGO masters strategic alliances

Chethan D. Srikant, Bethany Lessard

Changes in societal preferences can have a significant impact on the business strategy of companies. This paper aims to illustrate the utility of strategic alliances in…


Driving acquisition performance: how much integration is enough?

Nitin Pangarkar

This paper aims to develop a generalizable framework for acquisition performance.

Success factors for hackathons: German banks collaborate to tame the economic crisis

Anna Feldmann, Frank Teuteberg

This paper aims to focus on the banking industry and its hackathon formats, which have been created by various banking groups. Other industries can learn from these findings and…

The Great Discontent

Peter Buell Hirsch

The purpose of this viewpoint is to examine the reasons why so many employees around the world are choosing not to go back to work as the COVID-19 pandemic eases.

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