Dept. of Business Administration
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(2015-07-15)We are in a state of overshoot; the human population today consumes natural resources at a rate that exceeds what the planet can sustainably provide in the long term (Meadows et al., 2004). Two key causes of this overshoot ...
(2015-07-15)Much of the contemporary management literature on modularity implicitly assumes that increased product modularity is associated with advantageous increases in organizational modularity. Known as the “mirroring hypothesis,” ...
Relational strategy, business scope, and firm performance: evidence from supplier-client relationships in knowledge-based services (2015-06-18)This dissertation examines the implications on the performance and business scope of knowledge-based service firms (“suppliers”) that build deeply embedded exchange relationships with their clients. Prior research in the ...
Modeling the Bargaining Game Between Multinational Firms and Britain's Office of Fair Trading: An Exploratory Analysis (1997)Few cases actually reach the MMC. The expense and intrusiveness of inquiries for both the target firms and the government lead to expectations that bargaining is preferred. Case histories of OFT and MMC decisions are ...
(2000)Although there is support for the idea that strategy and information management should be aligned to achieve competitive advantage, just implementing an effective strategy combination helps the business unit achieve ...