Journal of Strategy and Management: Volume 1 Issue 1


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Where do we fit in the swings and roundabouts of strategy?

Abby Ghobadian, Nicholas O'Regan

The purpose of the paper is to examine and analyze the development of strategic management as a field of inquiry.


Resource configurations, generic strategies, and firm performance: Exploring the parallels between resource‐based and competitive strategy theories in a new industry

Olivier Furrer, D. Sudharshan, Howard Thomas, Maria Tereza Alexandre

This paper, anchored in the resource‐based view of the firm, attempts to develop linkages between firm‐level resources, Porter's competitive strategy space and firm performance…


To grow or to harvest? Governance, strategy and performance in family and lone founder firms

Isabelle Le Breton‐Miller, Danny Miller

This paper attempts to reconcile two opposing views of the strategies and conduct of closely held firms: that of entrepreneurship and that of family business. The former view…


The international competitiveness of Asian firms

Alan M. Rugman, Chang Hoon Oh

Conventional studies of international competitiveness use country‐level data, but the aim of this paper is to extend this work by using firm level data of large Asian firms.


Securing the licence to act: a foundational capability

Robin Holt, Terry McNulty

The paper aims to show how resource‐based views of the firm inadequately address the strategic importance of acquiring and using symbolic capital within the wider discursive…


Integrating work experiences into teaching

Ellen F. Goldman

Management educators are criticized for not maximizing the use of students' work experiences in the classroom. This paper aims to demonstrate how knowledge gained from work…

Leadership on an industrial journey: An interview with Sir John Parker, Chairman of the National Grid

Nicholas O'Regan, Mairi Maclean

The purpose of this paper is to interview Sir John Parker, Chairman of the National Grid.

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  • Dr. Nicholas O'Regan
  • Professor Abby Ghobadian