Journal of Business Strategy: Volume 5 Issue 4

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BUSINESSES IN PROFIT TROUBLE

Donald F. Heany

Paths out of profit trouble are long and poorly marked. Because conventional turnaround remedies may get one deeper into the forest, the author offers some radical solutions.

COMPANY TURNAROUND

Eugene F. Finkin

A successful company turnaround usually requires implementing significant changes in how a business is run. “Business as usual” does not suffice—that is what places the company in…

THE INTERNATIONAL CHALLENGE TO U.S. BUSINESS

David C. Garfield

Few companies can afford to ignore international competition; those which are comfortable today may be vulnerable tomorrow. There are several strategies that companies can develop…

AVOIDING EXPORT FAILURE IN JAPAN

Robert H. Hacker

Japan is an enormous potential market for U.S. exports. Yet many companies fail in their attempts to tap this market. The author examines the reasons for failure and offers some…

CREATING INNOVATIVE BUSINESSES IN EUROPE

J.B. Besse‐Lascours

The need to create jobs is worldwide. In the United States, half of all new jobs are created by small businesses. Using U.S. small businesses as models, Control Data, through its…

ASSESSING POLITICAL RISK IN LESS DEVELOPED COUNTRIES

Asayehgn Desta

Corporate investment in less developed countries can be a lucrative source of resources and earnings. But how does one minimize the risks—particularly the political risks? The…

PUTTING TECHNOLOGY INTO STRATEGY

Alan L Frohman

Nearly every company uses technology in some form. And to maximize profit potential, it is imperative that companies integrate technology into strategic plans. The author presents…

ECONOMIC SCENARIOS FOR PROJECT EVALUATION

Randy G. Hoffman

As the business environment has become more complex and long‐range planning more crucial, the use of scenarios has become increasingly widespread. The author examines various ways…

ENVIRONMENTAL ANALYSIS AND FORECASTING: Outlook for the Oil and Gas Industry

H.C. Kauffmann

Oil and gas supplies are now more than ample to meet the modest increases in demand being experienced around the world. Whether they will be adequate in the longer run—until the…

MARKETING STRATEGY: Harvesting: The Misunderstood Market Exit Strategy

Laurence P. Feldman, Albert L. Page

The decade of the 1970s will go down in the history of marketing as the period when strategic marketing planning first emerged as an identifiable area of theory and practice. In…

BOARD OF DIRECTORS: The Role of the Board of Directors: Typologies of Interaction

Richard Molz

The corporate board of directors is a body entrusted with power to make economic decisions affecting the well‐being of investors' capital, employees' security, communities'…

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ORGANIZATIONAL SRATEGY: From Darwin to Now: The Evolution of Organizational Strategies

Lawrence W. Foster

On the morning tide, December 27, 1831, The HMS Beagle, captained by Robert Fitzroy, set sail from Devonport harbor in the southwest of England. She was bound, on this morning…

MERGERS AND ACQUISITIONS: A Strategic Approach to Diversification

Peter Pekar

Mergers have not increased profitability, have not improved efficiency, have not expanded sales and, in fact, do not seem to yield sufficient benefit to anyone—consumer and…

Cover of Journal of Business Strategy

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