Journal of Strategy and Management: Volume 13 Issue 1


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Curvilinearity in the performance feedback and R&D relationship

Michal Jirásek

The question of how the firm responds to performance feedback forms the backbone of the behavioral theory of the firm. Although the literature works with goals aspirations and…

Building blocks for the development of an IoT business model

Tatiana Domingues Almeida, Marianne Costa Avalone, Diego Castro Fettermann

Previous studies have identified a variety of Internet of Things (IoT) business models and have recognised the complexity related to the application of IoT technologies in…

Divestiture of prior acquisitions: competing explanations of performance

Sina Amiri, David King, Samuel DeMarie

There are multiple perspectives of divestiture and its performance that require reconciliation. While research finds a positive market response to divestment announcement…

An empirical examination of the relationship between managerial strategic thinking and absorptive capacity of the organization

Saurabh Srivastava, Derrick D’Souza

Recently, researchers have highlighted the limited attention that has been devoted to managerial capabilities as micro-foundational elements of absorptive capacity. Strategic…

Evolving existence of assets and liabilities of foreignness: The experiences of EU environmental protection companies in China

Lee Keng Ng, Louise Curran

The purpose of this paper is to explore the simultaneous evolution of LOF and AOF in the context of environmental protection (EP) companies from Europe in the Chinese market.

Corporate governance and the impact to the R&D lab

Arjan Markus, Tim Swift

The purpose of this paper is to determine whether the strength of corporate governance influences the firm’s ability to retain their key knowledge workers or inventors.

Dealing with non-performers

Elkan van Dijk, André de Waal

Non-performance should be addressed urgently given the high associated costs: on average, 17 percent of management time is spent overseeing non-performing employees, thus…

Strategy: restoring the lost meaning

Azaddin Salem Khalifa

The concept of strategy has lost its meaning. It is widely inflated and conflated with related notions and the consequences of that are unsettling for both practice and research…


Can senior management sustain engagement and identification to support learning? Designing communities and defining goals

Allan Macpherson, Christa Kiersch, Elena Antonacopoulou

The purpose of this paper is to explore the premise that organizationally defined communities of practice can be a valuable strategic learning tool for management.

Strategic action fields of digital transformation: An exploration of the strategic action fields of Swiss SMEs and large enterprises

Marc K. Peter, Corin Kraft, Johan Lindeque

The purpose of this paper is to capture the collective understanding of digital transformation (DT) across Swiss businesses and establish a reference framework based on the…

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