Journal of Business Strategy: Volume 6 Issue 1

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SHAREHOLDERS: THE FORGOTTEN PEOPLE

T. Boone Pickens

Shareholders are the entire reason for a company's existence. But more often than not, they are the forgotten people in Corporate America.

LEVERAGED BUYOUTS AS A CORPORATE DEVELOPMENT TOOL

William J. Golden, Arthur D. Little

In the next five years, there will be a shortage of divestiture candidates qualified for leveraged buyouts relative to the number of interested buyers and the available supply of…

STRATEGIC INVESTMENT THEORIES

Kenneth Davidson

Strategic investment theory establishes a framework for discussing the benefits of acquisitions. However, these theories do not provide automatic answers to investment questions.

MANAGING THE INTEGRATION OF ACQUIRED OPERATIONS

Dane A. Shrallow

Each year, U.S. corporations invest billions of dollars in mergers and acquisitions. Unfortunately, the resulting combinations all too often fail to produce the benefits…

ORGANIZATIONAL GROWTH: BIG IS BEAUTIFUL

Dan R. Dalton, Idalene F. Kesner

Even though corporate expansion does not necessarily improve financial performance, large organizations still enjoy many advantages.

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ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE: OUT OF THE LAB AND INTO BUSINESS

Wally Rhines

Computers are now capable of simulating some of the aspects of human intelligence. The object of an expert system, for example, is to capture all the knowledge accumulated by a…

“BIG BANG” MANAGEMENT

Frederick W. Gluck

Few of the largest and most successful corporations have solved the problem of how to renew themselves when major shifts in the environment occur. What is needed is to “tamper…

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REJUVENATING THE LIFE CYCLE CONCEPT

Robert U. Ayres, Wilbur A. Steger

Traditionally, it has been thought that a product life cycle is as irreversible as a biological life cycle. That is, a product inevitably moves from birth to adolescence…

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EXECUTIVE FORUM: A New Age of Almost Cosmic Industrial Achievement

Roger B. Smith

For several years now, the greatest challenge in the U.S. auto industry has been the internationalization of the marketplace. Competition is no longer limited to regional or…

Small vs. Large Companies: The Entrepreneurial Conundrum

Sue Birley, David Norburn

Ten years ago, small businesses were very much viewed as “country cousins” and were considerably patronized by their larger counter‐parts in big business. The small‐business owner…

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The PIMS and the Policy Perspective: A Rebuttal

Michael Lubatkin, Michael Pitts

The thoughtful responses by McCabe and Chussil to a previously published article entitled “PIMS: Fact or Folklore?” by Lubatkin and Pitts have intensified the controversy that…

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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