Journal of Strategy and Management: Volume 4 Issue 3


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Cost reduction vs innovative search in R&D

Philip Bromiley, Mark Washburn

This study aims to compare alternative search behaviors managers enact with regard to firm aspirations.


Strategic reorientation and business turnaround: the case of global legacy airlines

Thomas Lawton, Tazeeb Rajwani, Conor O'Kane

This paper aims to illustrate how legacy airlines can reorientate to achieve sharp recoveries in performance following prolonged periods of stagnation, decline and eroding…


Strategic thinking and decision making: literature review

Gail Steptoe‐Warren, Douglas Howat, Ian Hume

The paper seeks to examine both management and psychological literature on strategic decision making.


Managing organizational capabilities: the Keystone step

Daniel Degravel

This paper seeks to contribute to the RBV by focusing on a central construct, the “Keystone step”, within the firms' capability management field. It aims at providing a conceptual…


Guanxi, structural hole and closure

Ren Lu, Torger Reve

Understanding China's economic success requires insights into its peculiar guanxi‐based market. Many scholars are confused about how to apply Western network theories to the guanxi


Building from scratch a marketing services giant by acquisition: Case study and interview with Sir Martin Sorrell, Chief Executive of WPP

Abby Ghobadian, Nicholas O'Regan

Mergers and acquisitions are among the most intensely used strategic decisions. Yet research by both academics and consulting groups suggests that many mergers and acquisitions…

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