Journal of Business Strategy: Volume 8 Issue 2

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THE CHANGING NATURE OF THE WORK FORCE: An Interview With John Elkins

Remarkable changes are under way that are altering the nature of the work force.

RESHAPING THE CORPORATION: An Interview With Rodman L Drake

U.S. companies are responding to market pressures by instituting fundamental changes in how their organizations operate. Rodman L. Drake describes in this interview some of the…

IN PURSUIT OF A HEALTHIER WORK FORCE

Frank H. Barker

Employers need to develop strategies to promote a healthier work force.

WINNING STRATEGIES FOR MANUFACTURERS IN MATURE INDUSTRIES

Robert J. Mayer

With rapidly changing technologies and volatile markets, manufacturing strategies based on intuition and past experience alone are poor guides. Effective game plans base…

HOW TO STREAMLINE OPERATIONS

Raymond G. Ernst

Two giants, IBM and Xerox, were faced with a profile of aging products, high production costs, and stiff world competition. This article shows how they streamlined their…

WHAT RESTRUCTURING HAS TO OFFER

Joseph V. Rizzi

Given the magnitude of the corporate restructuring trend, a full understanding of restructuring is crucial for managers seeking to adjust to changing market conditions.

PLANNING FOR THE UNEXPECTED

Robert D. Gilbreath

Today's business climate is anything but predictable. This article describes how managers can develop a dynamic strategy by building flexibility, contingency, and hedging…

VISION AND STRATEGY: A FOCUS FOR THE FUTURE

Elinor Morris

Today, one does not have time to rely on the course of events to create a strategic vision. A growing, competitive environment requires foresight—a need to create the future.

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DESIGNING SUCCESSFUL JOINT VENTURES

Carmela Elita Schillaci

Strategic alliances are a growing trend. What makes some succeed where others fail? A key is how the joint ventures are designed at the outset.

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MANUFACTURING AND TECHNOLOGY: The Sweeping Revolution in Manufacturing

Kasra Ferdows, Wickham Skinner

Manufacturing has suddenly developed a whole new perspective. In the last few years, manufacturing management has broken out of the confinement of a century's accumulation of…

ORGANIZATION STRATEGY: Decentralization: What Works and What Doesn't

Donald J. Vlcek

The satisfactions and accompanying frustrations of running a rapidly growing, decentralized company occasionally appear to cancel each other out. But Domino's Pizza Distribution…

FINANCIAL STRATEGIES: Planning for Growth and Continual Profit

Ian B. Sharlit, Anand M. Khokha

Growth is one of the most risky business conditions a company will face. It is a condition that involves constant change and places a firm's assets and liabilities in a state of…

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