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Strategic Decisions

Author: Vassilis Papadakis; Patrick Barwise
Publisher: Boston, MA : Springer US, 1998.
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Over the past ten years, there has been growing interest in the process of strategic decision-making among both managers and researchers. Strategic decisions are important for five main reasons: They are large-scale, risky and hard to reverse; they are a bridge between deliberate and emerging strategies; they can be a major source of organizational learning; they play an important part in the development of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Vassilis Papadakis; Patrick Barwise
ISBN: 9781461561958 1461561957
OCLC Number: 851801314
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 319 pages)
Contents: One: Introduction and Background --
1. Strategic Decisions: An Introduction --
2. Process Research on Strategic Decisions: A Personal Perspective --
Two: The Process of Strategic Decisions --
3. Strategic Decision Making: A Contingency Framework and Beyond --
4. Good and Bad Conflict in Strategic Decision Making --
5. Taming Interpersonal Conflict in Strategic Choice: How Top Management Teams Argue But Still Get Along --
6. Diversity, Eccentricity and Devil's Advocacy --
Three: How the Context Affects the Process --
7. Timing and Intuition in Strategic Decision Making --
8. Strategic Investment Decisions and Short-Termism: Germany Versus Britain --
9. Strategic Investment Decisions in China --
10. Strategic Decisions and Corporate Governance in Japan --
Four: How the Context and/or the Process Affect the Outcomes --
11. Spinning a Complex Web: Links Between Strategic Decision Making Context, Content, Process and Outcome --
12. The Effects of Context on Strategic Decision Making Processes and Outcomes --
13. Successful and Unsuccessful Tactics in Decision Making --
14. A Multi-Theoretic Model Of Strategic Decision Making Processes --
Five: Discussion and Implications --
15. Strategic Decision Making as Improvisation --
16. Strategy and Decision Processes: What is the Linkage? --
17. What Can We Tell Managers about Strategic Decisions? --
18. Research on Strategic Decisions: Where Do We Go From Here? --
About the Contributors.
Responsibility: edited by Vassilis Papadakis, Patrick Barwise.

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