Academy of Strategic Management Journal

Articles from Vol. 1, Annual

An Agency Comparison of the Keiretsu and the Japanese Independent Firm
INTRODUCTION Agency theory has been applied to the analysis of numerous organizational relationships and in various contexts. The concern of agency theory has been the conflicts that arise between agents and principals. When this theory is applied...
A New Territory of Developing Dynamic Marketing Strategy
INTRODUCTION Generally speaking, large and medium enterprises are financially capable enough of maintaining marketing departments of their own, or at least can afford to hire professional consultants to conduct various marketing research projects....
An Integration Analysis of Material Requirements Planning, Just in Time, and the Theory of Constraints
STATEMENT OF THE PROBLEM Orlicky (1975) and Fogarty, Blackstone, and Hoffman (1990) note that variation between the master production schedule and actual production will emanate even when the schedule is not embellished. This disparity is brought...
CEO Trustworthiness: A Source of Competitive Advantage
INTRODUCTION Seeking to understand why some organizations are more successful than others, strategy researchers focus on identifying sources of competitive advantage. Recently, researchers have begun to systematically examine leadership at the top...
Cognitive Complexity with Employees from Entrepreneurial Financial Information Service Organizations and Educational Institutions: An Extension and Replication Looking at Pay, Benefits, and Leadership
INTRODUCTION Cognitive processing is one of the central topics of interest for selection (Bobko, Roth & Potosky, 1999), training (Warr & Bunce, 1995), compensation (Carraher & Buckley, 1996) and employee-job matching purposes (Van Vianen,...
Easy to Design-Difficult to Implement: An Empirical Survey of the Strategic Management Practices of Large Companies
INTRODUCTION Andrews (1971) simplified strategic activity into a two-phase model, from which an apparatus of strategic management shaped itself in the 1980s. The two main parts were strategy formulation and strategy implementation. Both of these...
Letter from the Editor
We are pleased to present the first issue of the Academy of Strategic Management Journal (ASMJ). While the field of strategic management has been addressed in other journals under the umbrella of the Allied Academies, this will be the first journal...
Miles & Snow Strategic Typology and Its Current Relevance: An Empirical Study in Singapore
INTRODUCTION Business challenges today are becoming more varied, numerous, threatening and urgent. Firms need to respond effectively to these challenges, which include global competition, Internet-driven upheaval, industry restructuring and market...
Transforming Government: Management Challenges of the E-Government Revolution
INTRODUCTION: THE DAWN OF E-GOVERNMENT Back in 1997, a report from KPMG Consulting stated that the public sector was facing a "crisis of expectations"--a widening gap between the capabilities of government to provide services and the needs and demands...
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