Journal of Strategy and Management: Volume 6 Issue 4


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Developing a measure of competitive advantage

Christos Sigalas, Victoria Pekka Economou, Nikolaos B. Georgopoulos

The purpose of this paper is to attempt to develop a measure of competitive advantage by identifying a stipulative definition, composing an operational definition and constructing…


Founder-CEO status and firm performance: an exploratory study of alternative perspectives

Michael Abebe, David Anthony Alvarado

The purpose of this paper is to empirically examine the relationship between founder-chief executive officers (CEOs) and firm performance. Specifically, the paper explores two…


A narrative approach to delivering bad news in organizations: effective or not?

Michael Carriger

The purpose of this paper is to present empirical evidence for the use of narrative to deliver bad news within an organization, specifically bad news about layoffs. The attempt is…

Competence or flexibility? Survival and growth implications of competitive strategy preferences among small US businesses

Craig E. Armstrong

Research in strategic management has provided a wealth of contributions to the study of competition between firms, yet most strategic management theories were developed and…


Social networks: a strategy for enhancing project-stakeholder commitment

Sudi Nangoli, Arthur Ahimbisibwe, Sheila Namagembe, Hassan Bashir

The purpose of this paper is to examine the human dimension of project management by establishing the extent to which social networks influence the commitment of project…


Rethinking strategic leadership: stars, clans, teams and networks

Mark Kriger, Yuriy Zhovtobryukh

Most of the thousands of studies of leadership as well as strategic leadership in organizations choose as the unit of analysis the individual leader. This choice runs contrary to…

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