Journal of Business Strategy: Volume 44 Issue 1


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Cybersecurity and the new firm: surviving online threats

Vallari Chandna, Praneet Tiwari

Nascent firms and startups are often subject to challenges that their more mature counterparts can avoid. While cybersecurity is an issue that all firms contend with, it is…


Why being sustainable is not enough: embracing a net positive impact

Ulrich Lichtenthaler

This paper develops the concept of positive sustainability or positainability to go beyond many leaders’ traditional understanding of sustainability as primarily avoiding harm…


Thriving on adversity: entrepreneurial thinking in times of crisis

Oleksiy Osiyevskyy, Kanhaiya Kumar Sinha, Soumodip Sarkar, Jim Dewald

The paper provides evidence-based managerial advice for preparing the organizations to find successful pathways through crises by priming the managerial decision-making towards…

Social media and new services: how a consulting firm leveraged LinkedIn

Michael Benedic

This paper aims to explore how social media can be used strategically for delivering new services in a small- and medium-sized enterprise (SME) context.


Building an ethical culture by improving conditions for whistleblowing

Nadia Smaili

This paper aims to discuss the importance of an effective internal whistleblowing system in building a more ethical organizational climate.


Coopetition in a failed merger project: why two French companies called it quits

Anne-Sophie Thelisson

Coopetition includes cooperation and competition, sometimes simultaneously, among firms from a specific industry involved in a merger and acquisition (M&A) operation. However…


The hippogryphs on the 14th floor: the future of hybrid work

Peter Buell Hirsch

This study aims to examine how differing attitudes to flexible working pose new challenges to employers seeking to have workers return to the office.

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