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Corporate strategy

Author: Margarethe Wiersema; Joseph Beck
Publisher: Cheltenham, UK ; Northampton, Mass. : Edward Elgar Pub., ©2011.
Series: An Elgar research collection; Strategic management (Edward Elgar Publishing), 3.
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This authoritative volume, co-edited by an internationally recognised expert on corporate strategy, includes seminal articles on the theory underlying corporate strategy, the empirical evidence linking corporate strategy to firm performance and the influence of the firm's upper echelon on corporate strategy. In addition, the collection includes key articles addressing methodological issues of concern to strategy  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Margarethe Wiersema; Joseph Beck
ISBN: 9781848444058 1848444052
OCLC Number: 664325463
Description: xix, 749 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: Machine generated contents note: pt. I CONCEPT OF STRATEGY --
1.`What is Strategy?', Harvard Business Review, November-December, 61-78 / Michael E. Porter --
pt. II THEORY OF CORPORATE STRATEGY --
2.`The Nature of the Firm', Economica, 4(16), November, 386-405 / R.H. Coase --
3.`Limits to the Growth and Size of Firms', American Economic Review, 45 (2), May, 531-43 / Edith Penrose --
4.`Hierarchical Control and Optimum Firm Size', Journal of Political Economy, 75 (2), April, 123-38 / Oliver E. Williamson --
5.`Towards an Economic Theory of the Multiproduct Firm', Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 3 (1), March, 39-63 / David J. Teece --
6.`Transaction Cost Analysis of Strategy-Structure Choice', Strategic Management Journal, 9 (2), March-April, 159-72 / Charles W.L. Hill --
pt. III RESOURCE-BASED AND KNOWLEDGE-BASED VIEWS OF THE FIRM --
7.`Toward a Knowledge-based Theory of the Firm', Strategic Management Journal, 17, Winter Special Issue, 109-22 / Robert M. Grant Note continued: 8.`Knowledge, Strategy, and the Theory of the Firm', Strategic Management Journal, 17, Winter Special Issue, 93-107 / Julia Porter Liebeskind --
9.`A Resource-based Theory of the Firm: Knowledge Versus Opportunism', Organization Science, 7 (5), September-October, 477-501 / C.K. Prahalad --
pt. IV INDUSTRY VERSUS BUSINESS PERFORMANCE EFFECTS --
10.`Determinants of Firm Performance: The Relative Importance of Economic and Organizational Factors', Strategic Management Journal, 10 (5), September-October, 399-411 / Birger Wernerfelt --
11.`How Much Does Industry Matter?', Strategic Management Journal, 12 (3), March, 167-85 / Richard P. Rumelt --
12.`What Does A Small Corporate Effect Mean? A Variance Components Simulation of Corporate and Business Effects', Strategic Management Journal, 18 (10), 825-35 / Philip Bromiley --
13.`Does Corporate Strategy Matter?', Strategic Management Journal, 22(1), 1-23 / Constance E. Helfat --
pt. V CORPORATE DIVERSIFICATION Note continued: 14.`Agency Costs of Free Cash Flow, Corporate Finance, and Takeovers', American Economic Review, 76 (2), May, 323-9 / Michael C. Jensen --
15.`Tobin's q and the Importance of Focus in Firm Performance', American Economic Review, 78 (1), March, 246-50 / Cynthia A. Montgomery --
16.`Tobin's q, Corporate Diversification, and Firm Performance', Journal of Political Economy, 102 (6), December, 1248-80 / Rene M. Stulz --
17.`Diversification's Effect on Firm Value', Journal of Financial Economics, 37 (1), January, 39-65 / Eli Ofek --
18.`Corporate Focus and Stock Returns', Journal of Financial Economics, 37 (1), January, 67-87 / Gregg A. Jarrell --
19.`The Dominant Logic: A New Linkage Between Diversity and Performance', Strategic Management Journal, 7 (6), November-December, 485-501 / Richard A. Bettis --
20.`Creating Corporate Advantage', Harvard Business Review, 76 (3), May-June, 71-83 / Cynthia A. Montgomery Note continued: 21.`Technological Resources and the Direction of Corporate Diversification: Toward an Integration of the Resource-Based View and Transaction Cost Economics', Management Science, 45 (8), August, 1109-24 / Brian S. Silverman --
22.`A Resource-Based Approach to the Multibusiness Firm: Empirical Analysis of Portfolio Interrelationships and Corporate Financial Performance', Strategic Management Journal, 16 (4), May, 277-99 / Margarethe F. Wiersema --
23.`Diversification Discount or Premium? New Evidence from the Business Information Tracking Series', Journal of Finance, LEX (2), April, 479-506 / Belen Villalonga --
24.`Related Diversification, Core Competencies and Corporate Performance', Strategic Management Journal, 15, Special Issue, Summer, 149-65 / Peter J. Williamson --
25.`Foreign-Based Competition and Corporate Diversification Strategy', Strategic Management Journal, 26 (12), 1153-71 / Margarethe F. Wiersema Note continued: 26.`Portfolio Restructuring and Limits to Hierarchical Governance: The Effects of Environmental Uncertainty and Diversification Strategy', Organization Science, 9 (1), January-February, 87-102 / Michael W. Lawless --
27.`Curvilinearity in the Diversification-Performance Linkage: An Examination of Over Three Decades of Research', Strategic Management Journal, 21 (2), 155-74 / C. Chet Miller --
pt. VI MEASUREMENT AND METHODOLOGICAL ISSUES --
28.`A Methodological Note on Diversity Measurement', Strategic Management Journal, 15 (2), February, 153-68 / Caron H. St. John --
29.`Diversification, Vertical Integration, and Industry Analysis: New Perspectives and Measurement', Strategic Management Journal, 13 (7), October, 511-24 / Irene M. Duhaime --
30.`The Measurement of Corporate Portfolio Strategy: Analysis of the Content Validity of Related Diversification Indexes', Strategic Management Journal, 24 (1), January, 39-59 / Margarethe F. Wiersema Note continued: 31.`Matching Method to Paradigm in Strategy Research: Limitations of Cross-Sectional Analysis and Some Methodological Alternatives', Strategic Management Journal, 20, 625-36 / Margarethe F. Wiersema --
32.`Correcting for Endogeneity in Strategic Management Research', Strategic Organization, 1 (1), 51-78 / Jackson A. Nickerson --
pt. VII DYNAMIC CAPABILITIES --
33.Gary Pisano and Amy Shuen (1997), `Dynamic Capabilities and Strategic Management', Strategic Management Journal, 18 (7), August, 509-33 / David J. Teece --
34.`Dynamic Capabilities: What Are They?', Strategic Management Journal, 21 (10/11), October-November, 1105-21 / Jeffrey A. Martin --
pt. VIII UPPER ECHELONS AND CORPORATE STRATEGY --
35.`Upper Echelons: The Organization as a Reflection of its Top Managers', Academy of Management Review, 9 (2), April, 193-206 / Phyllis A. Mason Note continued: 36.`Putting Top Managers Back in the Strategy Picture', Strategic Management Journal, 10, Special Issue, Summer, 5-15 / Donald C. Hambrick --
37.`The External Ties of Top Executives: Implications for Strategic Choice and Performance', Administrative Science Quarterly, 42 (4), December, 654-81 / Donald C. Hambrick --
38.`Top Management Team Demography and Corporate Strategic Change', Academy of Management Journal, 35 (1), March, 91-121 / Karen A. Bantel.
Series Title: An Elgar research collection; Strategic management (Edward Elgar Publishing), 3.
Responsibility: edited by Margarethe Wiersema and Joseph Beck.

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