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Academic Integrity  

Tracey Bretag

This is an advance summary of a forthcoming article in the Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Business and Management. Please check back later for the full article. ... More

The Adaptive Organization and Fast-Slow Systems  

Torben Juul Andersen and Carina Antonia Hallin

Contemporary organizations operate under turbulent business conditions and must adapt their strategies to ongoing changes. Sustainable performance can be achieved when the organization ... More

Appropriation of Value from Competitive Advantages  

Andy El-Zayaty and Russell Coff

Many discussions of the creation and appropriation of value stop at the firm level. Imperfections in the market allow for a firm to gain competitive advantage, thereby appropriating rents ... More

Assessing the State of Top Management Teams Research  

Steven A. Stewart and Allen C. Amason

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Mar 2017
Since the earliest days of strategic management research, scholars have sought to measure and model the effects of top managers on organizational performance. A watershed moment in this ... More

Executive Severance Agreements: Making Sense of an Emerging, Yet Fragmented, Research Field  

Felice B. Klein, Kevin McSweeney, Cynthia E. Devers, Gerry McNamara, and Spenser Blosser

Scholars have devoted significant attention to understanding the determinants and consequences of executive compensation. Yet, one form of compensation, executive severance agreements, has ... More

Managing Surface-Level Diversity as a Business Imperative  

Jacqueline A. Gilbert

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Mar 2017
Organizational diversity is regarded positively, but haphazardly embraced. The absence of a cultural mandate at work (one which includes an emphasis on managing differences) can result in ... More

The New Public Management and Public Management Studies  

Ewan Ferlie

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Mar 2017
The New Public Management (NPM) is a major and sustained development in the management of public services that is evident in some major countries. Its rise is often linked to broader ... More

Restructuring and Divestitures  

Donald D. Bergh

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Mar 2017
Growth strategies have long been a priority for executive leadership. However, growth can also create problems. Leaders may need to use restructuring and divestiture actions to regain ... More

The Role of the Media in Corporate Governance  

Michael K. Bednar

Corporate governance scholars have long been interested in understanding the mechanisms through which firms and their leaders are held accountable for their actions. Recently, there has ... More

Strategic Flexibility and Competitive Advantage  

Kathryn Rudie Harrigan

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Mar 2017
Concerns regarding strategic flexibility arose from companies’ need to survive excess capacity and flagging sales in the face of previously unforeseen competitive conditions. Strategic ... More

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