Concerned primarily with responses to external issues such as in understanding customers' needs and responding to competitive forces, strategic management is dynamic, defining the decisions that provide overall direction and objectives to an organization. This series explores, develops and critiques the numerous models and frameworks designed to assist in strategic decision making in internal and external environments. It publishes scholarly research in all methodologies and perspectives that comprise the discipline, and welcomes diverse multi-disciplinary research methods, including qualitative and quantitative studies, conceptual and computational models.
Competitive Advantage, Strategy and Innovation in Africa Issues and Applications
Strategic Management During a Pandemic
Strategic Management and the Circular Economy
Strategic Analysis Processes and Tools
Corporate Strategy A Feminist Perspective
R&D Decisions Strategy Policy and Innovations
By Mohammed El Amine Abdelli, Nawal Chemma, Soudani Ahlem, Samir B. Maliki, Gurmeet Singh
August 25, 2023
The competitiveness of companies plays an important role in developing their effectiveness. But technology provides a strong competitive advantage to the companies and helps in achieving the sustainable development. This edited collection discusses various methods by which a firm can create a ...
By Vikas Kumar, Gaurav Gupta
May 31, 2023
The COVID-19 pandemic changed world dynamics, working scenarios, as well as professional and emotional dimensions. The virus has emerged as a significant threat for the continuity of business. Keeping the gravity of the problem in mind, companies must understand the need for change and must now ...
By Jovo Ateljević, Dženan Kulović, Filip Đoković, Mirza Bavčić
March 24, 2023
Michael Porter is recognized as one of the top authorities on corporate strategy and business competition. The historical review of strategic management clearly shows that Porter’s research has bridged up two general paradigms (before and after the 1980s) thus helping both researchers and ...
By Agnieszka Zakrzewska-Bielawska
August 29, 2022
Strategies of enterprises evolve with the development of strategic management theory and new concepts, models, and outlooks that emerge with it. The concept of ambidexterity is a relatively new approach to business development strategies, which involves simultaneous exploration and exploitation ...
By Anders Pehrsson
May 30, 2022
Contemporary businesses are exposed to global competition enhanced by new information technology and liberalized cross-border transactions in many industries. This introduces a new competitive dynamic, influenced by actors in developed and emerging markets. The dynamic puts major demands on ...
By Wojciech Czakon
May 06, 2022
This book investigates the phenomenon of strategic myopia, which refers to important cognitive distortions that managers systematically display. It captures narrow views and preferences, which are likely to hurt firms’ long-term prospects. Instead of accusing managers of imperfections, opportunism,...
By Mathias Cöster, Einar Iveroth, Nils-Göran Olve, Carl-Johan Petri, Alf Westelius
April 29, 2022
This book provides a concrete guide on how to execute strategic pricing to excel in an increasingly dynamic and digitised business environment, while developing and deepening relations with contract partners. The secret lies in crafting innovative price models that reward joint value creation in ...
By David R. King
April 19, 2022
Corporate restructuring (acquisitions, alliances and divestment) is a visible form of corporate strategy. For example, firm investments in buying and selling assets exceed the gross domestic product of the majority of nations. Most research in this area examines acquisitions, but informing practice...
By Marcello Tonelli, Nicolò Cristoni
April 30, 2020
In recent years, the Circular Economy (CE) has gained worldwide attention as an effective alternative economic system to the current take-make-waste model of production and consumption. As more and more firms begin to recognize the potential of this novel approach, the CE quickly moves from theory ...
By Andrea Beretta Zanoni
July 27, 2016
In the last few years, competition has become increasingly more complex, variable and dynamic, as can be seen in phenomena like globalization and technological acceleration. To cope with the dynamism and uncertainty of competition, enterprises need capabilities that enable them to respond to ...
By Angelique Du-Toit
December 01, 2015
This book takes a fresh look at corporate strategy, exploring it from a feminist perspective. Challenging male-dominated theory, Corporate Strategy looks at unquestioned assumptions held about strategy in practice and academia, including whether women approach strategy differently from men, and if ...
By Alice Belcher, John Hassard
May 07, 2015
R&D Decisions, Strategy, Policy and Innovations explores how research and development decisions affect all of us. They are linked inextricably to the performance of firms and of economics as a whole. Their importance means that they are of concern to a large number of practitioners, policy-makers ...