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Building the Flexible FirmHow to Remain Competitive

Building the Flexible Firm: How to Remain Competitive

Henk W. Volberda

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198295952
eISBN:
9780191685163
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198295952.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy, Organization Studies

How do firms cope with changing environments? Is flexibility really the solution? How can we measure a firm's flexibility? Can a more flexible firm be created? Based on an Igor Ansoff Award-winning ... More

Collaborating for Our FutureMultistakeholder Partnerships for Solving Complex Problems

Collaborating for Our Future: Multistakeholder Partnerships for Solving Complex Problems

Barbara Gray and Jill Purdy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198782841
eISBN:
9780191826030
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198782841.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, Strategy

Organizations turn to multistakeholder partnerships (MSPs) to meet challenges they cannot handle alone. By tapping diverse stakeholders’ resources, MSPs develop the capability to address complex ... More

Cooperative StrategyManaging Alliances, Networks, and Joint Ventures

Cooperative Strategy: Managing Alliances, Networks, and Joint Ventures

John Child, David Faulkner, and Stephen Tallman

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199266241
eISBN:
9780191699139
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199266241.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy, Organization Studies

Strategic alliances are increasingly common, as many organizations look towards various partnering arrangements. This second edition of this text extends the first edition's comprehensive survey of ... More

Finding a Voice at Work?New Perspectives on Employment Relations

Finding a Voice at Work?: New Perspectives on Employment Relations

Stewart Johnstone and Peter Ackers (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199668007
eISBN:
9780191813450
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199668007.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, Strategy

How much ‘say’ should employees have in the running of business organizations and what form should ‘voice’ take? Answers to these questions reflect our fundamental assumptions about the nature of ... More

Judgment and Strategy

Judgment and Strategy

Robin Holt

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780199671458
eISBN:
9780191751158
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199671458.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy, Organization Studies

Judgment and Strategy makes a passionate plea for an imaginative, open, and altogether more humble understanding of strategic activity. Prompted by a reading of skeptical philosophy, the book defines ... More

Organizational TrapsLeadership, Culture, Organizational Design

Organizational Traps: Leadership, Culture, Organizational Design

Chris Argyris

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199586165
eISBN:
9780191702426
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199586165.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, Strategy

This book questions why organizations often do not function effectively, focusing on leadership, cultural change, and organizational design. It considers how organizations often espouse a particular ... More

Pattern in Corporate Evolution

Pattern in Corporate Evolution

Neil M. Kay

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199242115
eISBN:
9780191697005
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199242115.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy, Organization Studies

Questions relating to the existence and nature of firms have become major issues in economics in recent years. This book provides original explanations for many individual phenomena in this area. The ... More

Reasons and RationalizationsThe Limits to Organizational Knowledge

Reasons and Rationalizations: The Limits to Organizational Knowledge

Chris Argyris

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199268078
eISBN:
9780191699252
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199268078.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, Strategy

What is the purpose of social science and management research? Do scholars/researchers have a responsibility to generate insights and knowledge that are of practical (implementable) value and ... More

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