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.
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
The Peak Performing Organization
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 Vikas Kumar, Gaurav Gupta
August 27, 2021
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 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 ...
By Edoardo Mollona
April 23, 2015
This book addresses possible applications of computer simulation to theory building in management and organizational theory. The key hypothesis is that modelling and computer simulation provide an environment to develop, test and articulate theoretical propositions. In general, computer simulation ...
By Ronald J. Burke, Cary L. Cooper
August 12, 2014
Building a peak performing organization is not easy or else everybody would be achieving this goal. Organizations today are facing heightened challenges in remaining competitive in a more demanding global business environment. New technology, customer expectation, outsourcing, low cost competitors ...