Academy of Strategic Management Journal

Articles from Vol. 7, Annual

Assessing Managerial Decisions Using the Dual Systems Theory of Reasoning: Future Challenges for Management Researchers
ABSTRACT We focus on likely challenges that will be encountered by field researchers investigating managerial decision-making using theoretical frameworks based on the dual systems of reasoning. This decision-making theoretical framework is currently...
Read preview Overview
Corporate Governance Characteristics of Growth Companies: An Empirical Study
ABSTRACT High growth companies face many challenges, encompassing the numerous demands of new product innovation, market shares and customer satisfaction. This paper studied the hypothesis that, due to time and resource constraints, high growth...
Read preview Overview
Diversification Strategy in Electric Utilities: Who Wins? Who Loses?
ABSTRACT Diversification is a prominent strategy for pursuing organizational growth, yet performance outcomes have been notoriously disappointing, especially for unrelated diversification via acquisition. While firms in most industries have thus...
Read preview Overview
Failing to Learn from Failure: An Exploratory Study of Corporate Entrepreneurship Outcomes
ABSTRACT Firms that are able to react and respond to today's dynamic environment through market, process and product innovations--also called Corporate Entrepreneurship (CE)--are better able to gain and sustain a competitive advantage. In fact,...
Read preview Overview
Leadership across Cultures: A Comparative Study
ABSTRACT Successful leadership behavior of today's more culturally diverse workforce is one of the most important challenges organizations face. Technology has driven this demographically mixed workforce toward consensus to harness the diverse talents...
Read preview Overview
Searching for Strategic Opportunities
ABSTRACT Early in 2005 the School of Business initiated a strategic planning process with the goal of formulating a new strategy that drives curricula development. The impetus for the initiative was the realization that the needs of traditional...
Read preview Overview
Strategic Orientation, Organizational Structure, and the Associated Effects on Performance in Industrial Firms
ABSTRACT The paper presents an investigation of the structural characteristics of firms with differing strategic orientations, as conceptualized by Miles & Snow (1978). The associated relationships to perceived performance are studied in a sample...
Read preview Overview
Toward a Management Strategy for Optimal Recruiting: Potential Applicant Concerns on Goodness of Fit in the Corporate Culture
ABSTRACT Over the years a large body of literature has developed regarding cultural difference using Hofstede's cultural dimensions. In the course of studies regarding this literature attention has been placed on the differences between management...
Read preview Overview