Journal of Strategy and Management: Volume 15 Issue 4


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Balancing risk and trust for strategic alliance formation decisions

Zachary A. Collier, Matthew D. Wood, Dale A. Henderson

Trust entails the assumption of risk by the trustor to the extent that the trustee may act in a manner unaligned with the trustor's interests. Before a strategic alliance is…

Employees as a vector of strategic intent: an examination of corporate, social and environmental strategic intent recognition by employees

Pat Auger, Timothy M. Devinney, Grahame Dowling

One of the hallmarks of strategizing is having a clearly articulated vision and mission for the organization. It has been suggested that this provides a compass bearing for the…

How increased foreign competition motivates domestic firms to do good: an examination of foreign entry mode and domestic CSR response

Hyun-Soo Woo, John Berns, Kaushik Mukherjee, Jisun Kim

We examine whether domestic firms react differently to foreign direct investment (FDI) entry modes –mergers and acquisitions (M&A) versus greenfield. Specifically, we ascertain…

IJV partner relations in emerging markets: the importance of Greek partner's prior IJV experience

Konstantinos Rotsios, Nikolaos Sklavounos, Yannis Hajidimitriou

The purpose of this study is to examine the effect of the Greek partners' prior international joint venture (IJV) experience on partner compatibility, knowledge transfer (KT) and…

The impact of supplier innovation on buyer innovation and the moderating effects of geographic distance, financial interdependence and technical similarity

Isaac Elking, David E. Cantor, Christian Hofer

This study aims to examine the extent to which a buying firm can leverage the firm's supplier's innovations to boost the firm's own innovation performance and key moderators to…

Effects of leadership and reward systems on employees' motivation and job satisfaction: an application to the Portuguese textile industry

Mariana Leitão, Ricardo Jorge Correia, Mário Sérgio Teixeira, Susana Campos

This study explores the perception of employees in textile industry firms in Northern Portugal regarding the influence of leadership and reward systems (RS) on their motivation…


In search of value: the role of organizational status in the valuation of resources

Karen R. Nicholas, Curtis R. Sproul

All organizations have social standing, but only some seek to improve their status, despite evidence that benefits may come with status. However, research is lacking on…

Riding on the waves of the COVID-19 pandemic in re-thinking organizational design: a contingency-based approach

Josephine Chong, Sophia Xiaoxia Duan

This paper aims to explore what organizational structural designs and strategies that organizations can seek to adopt so as to enable them to respond effectively to the…


Explicating intrinsic motivation's impact on job performance: employee creativity as a mediator

Jnaneswar K, Gayathri Ranjit

Eliciting superior job performance from the employees is a major challenge confronting the organizational leaders in today's hyper-competitive business environment. Though few…


The demand-side dynamics of firms' within-industry geographic scope

Lalit Manral

The author invokes the concept of strategic adaptation to first specify the evolutionary as well as the strategic character of the causal mechanism (“intra-industry exit”), and…

Strategic orientations and firm performance: the role of information technology adoption capability

Arif Nugroho, Ruslan Prijadi, Ratih Dyah Kusumastuti

This study aims to investigate the multiple entrepreneurial, technology and marketing orientations effects on education service firm performance (FP) and the mediating role of…


What role does generic strategy play in how managers adapt their aspirations in response to performance feedback?

Karen Ruckman, Daniela Blettner

When managers set aspirations for their firms, they typically compare their own firms' performance to past aspirations as well as to the performance of social reference groups…

Competitive intensity: bridging the gap between corporate social responsibility and competitive advantage

Burhan Rasheed, Muhammad Ahmad

The concept of corporate social responsibility (CSR) is still at a growing stage in developing economies, so this research aims to examine a novel causal link between CSR…

The complex interplay of firm innovation, internationalization and learning capability in driving firm performance: a configurational analysis

Joan Freixanet, Ryan Federo

This study examines how the complex interplay of innovation, internationalization and learning capability is associated with firm performance.

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