Journal of Business Strategy: Volume 5 Issue 3

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THE QUALITY FOCUS AT HEWLETT‐PACKARD

John A. Young

A strategy focused on quality is the best way companies can respond to competition. And surprisingly, an emphasis on quality is one of the most effective ways to control costs.

JAPANESE MANUFACTURING TECHNIQUES: THEIR IMPORTANCE TO U.S. MANUFACTURERS

Kiyoshi Suzaki

Advances made in manufacturing techniques are producing a revolution in competitive strategy. Improved production techniques not only affect quality control but reduce costs such…

FORMULATING A QUALITY IMPROVEMENT STRATEGY

Bradley T. Gale, Richard Klavans

In the long run, higher quality captures a larger market share and results in higher profits. But with technology constantly changing, today's quality products may not be…

CORPORATE VENTURING: CHALLENGES FOR SENIOR MANAGERS

Ian C. MacMillan, Robin George

Creating new business within a company is often the only way to grow. But many attempts result in abysmal failure. The authors describe what CEOs and senior managers must do to…

CREATING SUCCESSFUL VENTURE‐BACKED COMPANIES

Thomas J. Davis, Charles P. Stetson

One exciting part of the venture capital industry is the extraordinary wealth achieved by the companies for investors and employees. Well‐established companies will find it…

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TECHNOLOGY AND COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGE

Michael E. Porter

Technological innovations can have Important strategic implications for individual companies and can greatly influence industries as a whole. Yet, not all technological change is…

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STRATEGIC PLANNING FOR GLOBAL COMPETITION

David C. Shanks

The world's economic and business environment has changed in fundamental ways over the past two decades. Corporations now face growing incentives and pressures to seek…

HUMAN RESOURCE PLANNING: Low‐Cost Strategies to Improve Worker's Job Security

Arthur D. Sharplin

In 1958, the Lincoln Electric Company of Cleveland, Ohio formalized its lifetime employment policy, which had already been in effect for many years. The company is the world's…

EXECUTIVES' FORUM: Strategic Planning in an Era of Uncertainty

Rajiv Tandon

Seven years ago, the economist John Kenneth Galbraith characterized ours as an age of uncertainty, and the last few years have not proved him wrong. The economy has bobbed up and…

NEW VENTURE PLANNING: Identifying New Business Opportunities

Connie Cox

Identifying new business opportunities can be a difficult and trying experience for executives. Unlike most business problems, it requires working with something new—a new product…

CORPORATE STRATEGY: Integrating Strategy Formulation with Organizational Culture

Paul Shrivastava

Managers, consultants, and management researchers are increasingly realizing the important role of organizational culture in determining the decision‐making patterns and the…

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ISSN:

0275-6668

Renamed from:

Business Strategy Series

Online date, start – end:

1980

Copyright Holder:

Emerald Publishing Limited

Open Access:

hybrid

Editor:

  • Ms Nanci Healy