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Corporate Strategy, Alliances, and Collective Action

James A. Phills

in Integrating Mission and Strategy for Nonprofit Organizations

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195171280
eISBN:
9780199850327
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195171280.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

This chapter provides a basis for understanding and managing three sets of issues: the interrelationship within complex multibusiness organizations, the domain of what is called corporate strategy; ... More


. Diversification

NEIL M. KAY

in Pattern in Corporate Evolution

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199242115
eISBN:
9780191697005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199242115.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy, Organization Studies

This chapter explores the idea that the diversification of the firm proceeds according to certain design rules or principles, particularly in relation to the establishment of consistency or balance ... More


Change, Context, and the Corporation

RICHARD WHITTINGTON and MICHAEL MAYER

in The European Corporation: Strategy, Structure, and Social Science

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199251049
eISBN:
9780191714382
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199251049.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

This chapter presents the focus of this book which is tracing the largest industrial corporations of France, Germany, and the United Kingdom over more than forty years, from post-war recovery to the ... More


Mapping Strategy

NEIL M. KAY

in Pattern in Corporate Evolution

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199242115
eISBN:
9780191697005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199242115.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy, Organization Studies

This chapter focuses on mapping corporate strategy and its application to an analysis of the recent strategies pursued by five large UK corporations, namely, Cadbury Schweppes, Thorn EMI, Ladbroke, ... More


. Links and Patterns

NEIL M. KAY

in Pattern in Corporate Evolution

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199242115
eISBN:
9780191697005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199242115.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy, Organization Studies

This chapter explores the logic of corporate specialization and explores the reasons for diversification. It examines firm survival and selection processes, analyses diversification as a response to ... More


How to organize? International organizational architectures

Markus Venzin

in Building an International Financial Services Firm: How Successful Firms Design and Execute Cross-Border Strategies

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199535200
eISBN:
9780191701153
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199535200.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking, Strategy

This chapter focuses on what corporate headquarters do to add value to their family of international business units. The primary purpose is to provide an understanding of the potential to add value ... More


Implications for Firm Strategy and Public Policy

Alan Rugman, John Kirton, and Julie Soloway

in Environmental Regulations and Corporate Strategy: A NAFTA Perspective

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198295884
eISBN:
9780191685156
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198295884.003.0011
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy, International Business

For firms that are currently doing business in North America, the new conditions of complex institutional responsiveness prove to be the dominant themes. In assuring their competitiveness in the ... More


Firm Responses to Trade and Environment Regulation

Alan Rugman, John Kirton, and Julie Soloway

in Environmental Regulations and Corporate Strategy: A NAFTA Perspective

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198295884
eISBN:
9780191685156
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198295884.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy, International Business

One of the classic threats presented by environmental regulatory barriers that restrict the strategies of internationally engaged firms relies on the foreign environmental regulations that do not ... More


Corporate Careers and Control

RICHARD WHITTINGTON and MICHAEL MAYER

in The European Corporation: Strategy, Structure, and Social Science

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199251049
eISBN:
9780191714382
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199251049.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

This chapter focuses on three particular elements of business systems: firm ownership; managerial control; and the careers of managerial élites. It draws on other wider data concerning these ... More


. Conclusions

NEIL M. KAY

in Pattern in Corporate Evolution

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199242115
eISBN:
9780191697005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199242115.003.0013
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy, Organization Studies

This concluding chapter considers the possible relationships between the perspective developed in the study and systems theory and evolutionary theory. It also explores the possibilities for future ... More


The European Corporation: Strategy, Structure, and Social Science

Richard Whittington and Michael Mayer

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199251049
eISBN:
9780191714382
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199251049.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

This book traces the evolution of the large industrial corporation in France, Germany, and the United Kingdom from the 1950s to the 1990s. It combines long-run trends with illustrative case studies ... More


. Setting out the Framework

NEIL M. KAY

in Pattern in Corporate Evolution

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199242115
eISBN:
9780191697005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199242115.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy, Organization Studies

This chapter draws upon the framework that has been developed to set out fundamental issues which a theory of the firm should be able to deal with. It focuses on the spoke theories, arguing that ... More


Introduction

Alan Rugman, John Kirton, and Julie Soloway

in Environmental Regulations and Corporate Strategy: A NAFTA Perspective

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198295884
eISBN:
9780191685156
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198295884.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy, International Business

Firms that are involved in international trade and investment have to deal with certain obstacles and are presented with various strategic opportunities as there are new forms of environmental ... More


The Analytic Framework of Capture

Alan Rugman, John Kirton, and Julie Soloway

in Environmental Regulations and Corporate Strategy: A NAFTA Perspective

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198295884
eISBN:
9780191685156
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198295884.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy, International Business

In this chapter, we establish a general framework for investigating the relationship among the competitiveness of firms, trade liberalization regimes, and environmental regulation. As our analysis ... More


The Transition to Knowledge Capitalism

Alan Burton-Jones

in Knowledge Capitalism: Business, Work, and Learning in the New Economy

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198296225
eISBN:
9780191685217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198296225.003.0011
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management, Strategy

This chapter looks into how the rise of knowledge capital affects globalized competition, the changes in employment arrangements, the restructuring of firms and its ownership, and the falling demand ... More


Changes in the Banking Industry and the Challenge of 1992

Jordi Canals

in Competitive Strategies in European Banking

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198773504
eISBN:
9780191695322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198773504.003.0012
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

This chapter intends to pinpoint two aspects of this process of change in the banking industry. It notes that the first makes reference to the recommendation to the governments in preparation for the ... More


Aligning for Advantage: Competitive Strategies for the Political and Social Arenas

Thomas C. Lawton, Jonathan P. Doh, and Tazeeb Rajwani

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199604746
eISBN:
9780191773952
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199604746.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

In Aligning for Advantage, it is argued that to deliver successfully on a company’s overarching purpose and intent, competitive strategy needs to be synchronized with strategies for political and ... More


A Corporate View of Business Model Innovation

Ramon Casadesus-Masanell, Joan E. Ricart, and Jorge Tarziján

in Business Model Innovation: The Organizational Dimension

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780198701873
eISBN:
9780191771606
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198701873.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation, Strategy

This chapter analyses the fundamental economics underlying corporate business model innovations. The chapter describes how by choosing internally consistent configurations of policies, assets, and ... More


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