Journal of Business Strategy: Volume 43 Issue 1


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Strategy maps: the middle management perspective

James C. Goldstein

The second major step in the development of the balanced scorecard was the introduction of strategy maps. Although much has been written about the benefits of strategy maps, there…


Mixing data analytics with intuition: Liverpool Football Club scores with integrated intelligence

Ulrich Lichtenthaler

The paper aims to present key insights for achieving a sustainable competitive advantage from implementing data analytics solutions and artificial intelligence (AI).


The oil and gas industry: finding the right stance in the energy transition sweepstakes

Julia Hartmann, Andrew Inkpen, Kannan Ramaswamy

The long-term energy transition from fossil fuels to renewable energy challenges the future of oil and gas firms. The purpose of this paper is to explore how the world’s largest…


Cybersecurity: investing for competitive outcomes

Dejan Kosutic, Federico Pigni

The purpose of this paper is to help companies address the problem of ever-increasing cybersecurity investment that does not produce tangible business value – this is achieved by…


The chopsticks debacle: how brand hate flattened Dolce & Gabbana in China

Glyn Atwal, Douglas Bryson, Maya Kaiser

The purpose of this study is to investigate the development of brand hate based on the case of Italian luxury fashion house Dolce & Gabbana in China.


Nudging innovation across the firm – aligning culture with strategy

Timothy Galpin

The purpose of this paper is to determine how and to what extent firms are using “environmental choice architecture” to “nudge” innovation across the organization. The Cultural…


Saving for the bad times: slack resources during an economic downturn

Maria Agusti, Jose L. Galan, Francisco J. Acedo

This paper aims to examine what firms in Spanish industrial sectors redeployed their resources, depending on their organisational slack (resource excess), when faced with the…

Footprints in the cloud: the hidden cost of IT infrastructure

Peter Buell Hirsch

The purpose of this paper is to examine the hidden carbon footprint of corporate big data infrastructures and provide guidance for communicators responsible for corporate ESG and…

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