Business Strategy

An introduction, third edition

by David Campbell, David Edgar and George Stonehouse

Journal Links

Below are some links to journal abstracts which will be useful extra reading:


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Chapter 1

‘A Historical Comparison of Resource-Based Theory and Five Schools of Thought Within Industrial Organization Economics: Do We Have a New Theory of the Firm?’ Kathleen R. Conner
http://jom.sagepub.com/content/17/1/121.abstract

‘The institutional origins of dynamic capabilities in multinational enterprises’. John H. Dunning and Sarianna M. Lundan
http://icc.oxfordjournals.org/content/19/4/1225.abstract

‘The Resource-Based View: A Review and Assessment of Its Critiques’. Jeroen Kraaijenbrink, J.-C. Spender, Aard J. Groen
http://jom.sagepub.com/content/36/1/349.abstract

‘Competitive advantage and its conceptual development: An exploration.’ Maurice Yolles
http://bir.sagepub.com/content/26/2/93.abstract

‘Resource-based theories of competitive advantage: A ten year retrospective on the resource-based view’. Jay B. Barney
http://jom.sagepub.com/content/27/6/643.full.pdf+html

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Chapter 2

‘Of strategies, deliberate and emergent.’ Henry Mintzberg
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/smj.4250060306/abstract

‘Empirical research on the resource-based view of the firm: an assessment and suggestions for future research’. Scott L. Newbert
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/smj.573/abstract

‘The Resource-Based View: A Review and Assessment of Its Critiques’. Jeroen Kraaijenbrink, J.-C. Spender and Aard J. Groen
http://jom.sagepub.com/content/36/1/349.abstract

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Chapter 3

‘A Schumpeterian Model of the Product Life Cycle.’ Paul S. Segerstrom, T. C. A. Anant and Elias Dinopoulos
http://www.jstor.org/stable/2006762

‘A dynamic model of process and product innovation.’ James M Utterback and William J Abernathy
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science?_ob=ArticleURL8c6&searchtype=a

‘New Product Portfolio Management: Practices and Performance’. Robert G. Cooper, Scott J. Edgett and Elko J. Kleinschmid
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/1540-5885.1640333/abstract

‘Balancing vertical integration and strategic outsourcing: effects on product portfolio, product success, and firm performance’. Frank T. Rothaermel, Michael A. Hitt and Lloyd A. Jobe.
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/smj.559/abstract

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Chapter 4

‘A Historical Comparison of Resource-Based Theory and Five Schools of Thought Within Industrial Organization Economics: Do We Have a New Theory of the Firm?’ Kathleen R. Conner
http://jom.sagepub.com/content/17/1/121.abstract

‘The institutional origins of dynamic capabilities in multinational enterprises.’ John H. Dunning and Sarianna M. Lundan
http://icc.oxfordjournals.org/content/19/4/1225.abstract

‘The Resource-Based View: A Review and Assessment of Its Critiques.’ Jeroen Kraaijenbrink J.-C. Spender and Aard J. Groen
http://jom.sagepub.com/content/36/1/349.abstract

‘Competitive advantage and its conceptual development: An exploration’. Maurice Yolles
http://bir.sagepub.com/content/26/2/93.abstract

‘Resource-based theories of competitive advantage: A ten year retrospective on the resource-based view’. Jay B. Barney
http://jom.sagepub.com/content/27/6/643.full.pdf+html

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Chapter 5

‘Practical relevance of knowledge management and intellectual capital scholarly research: Books as knowledge translation agents’. Alexander Serenko, Nick Bontis and Emily Hull
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/kpm.363/full

‘The impact of country culture on the adoption of new forms of work organization.’ Raffaella Cagliano, Federico Caniato, Ruggero Golini, Annachiara Longoni and Evelyn Micelotta
http://www.emeraldinsight.com/journals.htm?articleid=1906847&show=abstract

‘Culture and Complexity: New Insights on Organisational Change.’ Richard Seel
http://www.loveshift.com/support-files/cultureandcomplexity.pdf

‘Three Avenues for Future Research on Creativity, Innovation, and Initiative.’ Johannes Rank, Victoria L. Pace and Michael Frese
http://www2.fiu.edu/~psych/FacultyStaffPages/Pace/Article_Rank,Pace,andFrese_Finalpublishedversion.pdf

‘Coming to a New Awareness of Organizational Culture.’ Edgar H. Schein
http://sloanreview.mit.edu/the-magazine/1984-winter/2521/coming-to-a-new-awareness-of-organizational-culture/?purchase=yes/

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Chapter 6

‘The Forms of Capital’. Nicole Woolsey Biggart and Pierre Bourdieu
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/9780470755679.ch15/summary

‘The multiple facets of social capital’. Christian Bjørnskov
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science?_ob=ArticleURL&_udi=B6V97-4GSBGGR-2&

Growing firms and the credit constraint’. Martin R. Binks and Christine T. Ennew
http://www.springerlink.com/content/h07w2887t5p8mgg2/

‘Performance evaluation for airlines including the consideration of financial ratios.’ Cheng-Min Feng and Rong-Tsu Wang
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science?_ob=ArticleURL&_udi=B6VGP-408C9MR-

‘A Short History of Financial Ratio Analysis.’ James O. Horrigan
http://www.jstor.org/stable/243765

‘The new social audits: accountability, managerial capture or the agenda of social champions?’ Owen, D. L.; Swift, T. A.; Humphrey, C and Bowerman, M.
http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/routledg/rear/2000/00000009/00000001/art00006

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Chapter 7

Factors affecting the adoption of Internet Banking in Hong Kong—implications for the banking sector.’ Chi Shing Yiu, Kevin Grant, and David Edgar.
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science?_ob=ArticleURL

‘A role for soft systems methodology in information systems development.’ M.C. Winter, D.H. Brown and P.B. Checkland.
http://www.palgrave-journals.com/ejis/journal/v4/n3/abs/ejis199517a.html

‘A Taxonomy of Information systems: the benefits ladder.’ Farby, Land and Targett.
http://ifiptc8.org/asp/aspecis/19930020.pdf

‘Strategic alignment: leveraging information technology for transforming organizations.’ J.C. Henderson and N. Venkatraman.
http://portal.acm.org/citation.cfm?id=16635833

‘Harnessing Green IT: Principles and Practices.’ S. Murugesan.
http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpls/abs_all.jsp?arnumber=4446673&tag=1

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Chapter 8

‘SWOT analysis: It's time for a product recall’. Terry Hill and Roy Westbrook.
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science?_ob=ArticleURL&_udi=B6V6K-3SWV663-5&

‘A knowledge-based SWOTanalysis system as an instrument for strategic planning in small and medium sized enterprises.’ G. Houben, K. Lenie and K. Vanhoof.
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science?_ob=ArticleURL
&_udi=B6V8S-3XMPP4W-3&_user=128597&

‘SWOT analysis from the Resource-Based View.’ E.K Valentin.
http://academics.eckerd.edu/instructor/Swot%20Analysis%20from%20a%20Resource%20Based%20View.pdf

‘Making SWOT Analysis Work’. Nigel Piercy and William Giles.
http://www.emeraldinsight.com/journals.htm?articleid=854075&show=abstract

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Chapter 9

‘Macroenvironmental analysis for strategic management.’ Peter M. Ginter and W. Jack Duncan.
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science?_ob=ArticleURL&_udi=B6V6K-45K4HMH-G0&_user=128597&_

‘Environmental scanning and organizational strategy.’ Donald C. Hambrick.
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/smj.4250030207/abstract

‘Competing Effectively: Environmental Scanning, Competitive Strategy, and Organizational Performance in Small Manufacturing Firms’. Beal, Reginald M.
http://www.allbusiness.com/legal/laws-government-regulations-environmental/423138-1.html

‘Research Methodologies for Contingency Approaches to Business Strategy.’ Kathryn Rudie Harrigan.
http://www.jstor.org/stable/257828

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Chapter 10

‘Dissemination of market orientation in Europe: A conceptual and historical evaluation.’ Tevfik Dalgic.
http://www.emeraldinsight.com/journals.htm?articleid=855387&show=abstract

‘Relation of Profit Rate to Industry Concentration: American Manufacturing 1936–1940.’ Joe S. Bain.
http://qje.oxfordjournals.org/content/65/3/293.short

‘Contestable Markets: An Uprising in the Theory of Industry Structure.’ William J. Baumol.
http://econ.ucdenver.edu/beckman/research/readings/baumol-contestable.pdf

‘Industry structure and horizontal takeovers: Analysis of wealth effects on rivals, suppliers, and corporate customers.’ Husayn Shahrur.
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science?_ob=ArticleURL&_udi=B6VBX-4DK69PM-1&_user=128597

‘Public Agency External Analysis Using a Modified “Five Forces” Framework.’ Aidan R. Vining.
http://www.informaworld.com/smpp/content~db=all~content=a934411766

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Chapter 11

‘Acquisitions versus greenfield investments: international strategy and management of entry modes.’ Anne-Wil Harzing.
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/smj.218/abstract

‘A New Future for Business? Rethinking Management Theory and Business Strategy.’ Tobias Hahn, Ans Kolk and Monika Winn.
http://bas.sagepub.com/content/49/3/385.short

‘An evolutionary approach to understanding international business activity: The co-evolution of MNEs and the institutional environment.’ John Cantwell, John H Dunning and Sarianna M Lundan.
http://www.palgrave-journals.com/jibs/journal/v41/n4/abs/jibs200995a.html

‘Firm survival through a crisis: The influence of market orientation, marketing innovation and business strategy.’ Vikash Naidoo.
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science?_ob=ArticleURL&_udi=B6V69-4YJCTRK-1&_user=128597&_coverDate=11%2F3

‘Exploiting globalization potential: U.S. and Japanese strategies.’ Johny K. Johansson and George S. Yip.
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/smj.4250150802/abstract

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Chapter 12

‘Recent Research on Team and Organizational Diversity: SWOT Analysis and Implications.’ Susan E. Jackson, Aparna Joshi and Niclas L. Erhardt.
http://jom.sagepub.com/content/29/6/801.short

‘What's swot in strategic analysis?’ David W. Pickton and Sheila Wright.
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/(SICI)1099-1697(199803/04)7:2%3C101::AID-JSC332%3E3.0.CO;2-6/abstract

‘The use of strategic tools by small and medium-sized enterprises: an Australasian study’. Frederick A. Frost.
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/jsc.607/abstract

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Chapter 13

‘Generic strategies and performance – evidence from manufacturing firms.’ M.K. Nandakumar, Abby Ghobadian and Nicholas O'Regan.
http://www.emeraldinsight.com/journals.htm?articleid=1911820&show=abstract

‘Competitive strategy and competitive advantages of small and midsized manufacturing enterprises in Slovakia.’ Emilia Papulova and Zuzana Papulova.
http://www.g-casa.com/download/Papulova-CompetitiveStrategy.pdf

‘The Generic Strategy Trap.’ Danny Miller.
http://www.emeraldinsight.com/journals.htm?articleid=1706592&show=abstract

‘Competitive advantage and its conceptual development: an exploration.’ Maurice Yolles.
http://bir.sagepub.com/content/26/2/93.abstract

‘Resource-based theories of competitive advantage: A ten year retrospective on the resource-based view.’ Jay B. Barney.
http://jom.sagepub.com/content/27/6/643.full.pdf+html

‘The concept of core competence.’ Gary Hamel and Aimee Heeney.
http://www.mendeley.com/research/the-concept-of-core-competence/

‘Managing research and development for core competence building in an organization.’ I. P. S. Ahuja.
http://jotmi.org/index.php/GT/article/viewArticle/616

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Chapter 14

‘Integration of scenarios and strategic management: using relevant, consistent and likely scenarios.’ Michel Godet.
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science?_ob=ArticleURL&_udi=B6V65-45M2MT2-28

‘Away with SWOT analysis: use defensive/offensive evaluation instead.’ Erhard K. Valentin.
http://www.cluteinstitute-onlinejournals.com/PDFs/2005248.pdf

‘Decision and risk analysis for the evaluation of strategic options’ by Gilberto Montibeller and Alberto Franco in Supporting strategy: frameworks, methods and models by Frances A. O'Brien and Robert G. Dyson (eds.)
http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/27211/

‘Performance measurement in strategic change.’ Rainer Feurer and Kazem Chaharbaghi.
http://www.emeraldinsight.com/journals.htm?articleid=842901&show=abstract&

‘A case-based reasoning approach to the make or buy decision.’ R.T. McIvor and P.K. Humphreys.
http://www.emeraldinsight.com/journals.htm?articleid=850840&show=abstract

‘Product-market choices and growth of new businesses.’ Richard Cardozo, Karen McLaughlin, Brian Harmon, Paul Reynolds and Brenda Miller.
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science?_ob=ArticleURL&_udi=B6VD5-45W6P9R-1M&_user=128597

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Chapter 15

‘Does planning pay? The effect of planning on success of acquisitions in American firms.’
H. Igor Ansoff, Jay Avner, Richard G. Brandenburg, Fred E. Portner and Raymond Radosevich.
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science?_ob=ArticleURL&_udi=B6V6K-45JTK8N-46&

‘Strategies for diversification.’ Igor Ansoff.
http://foswiki.org/pub/Sandbox/SimiWiki/Strategies_for_diversification.pdf

‘Toward a system for classifying business strategies.’ James J. Chrisman, Charles W. Hofer and William R. Boulton.
http://www.jstor.org/stable/258089

‘Entrepreneurial orientation and growth of SMEs: a causal model.’ Ana M. Moreno and José C. Casillas.
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1540-6520.2008.00238.x/full

‘Business growth in a tough economy.’ Jokull Johannesson.
http://inderscience.metapress.com/app/home/contribution.asp?referrer=parent&backto=issue,3,6;journal,2,4;linkingpublicationresults,1:121778,1

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Chapter 16

'Suggested strategies for effective implementation of strategic leadership practices in this globalization era.’ Abdalla Hagen, Rey Vaicys and Morsheda Hassan.
http://journals.cluteonline.com/index.php/IBER/article/view/3943

‘Private and public sector enterprise resource planning system post-implementation practices: a comparative mixed method investigation.’ Charles Bachman.
http://gradworks.umi.com/34/13/3413133.html

‘Evaluation of organization structure based on email interactions.’ Sebastian Palus, Piotr Bródka and Przemyslaw Kazienko.
http://www.igi-global.com/bookstore/article.aspx?TitleId=52761

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Chapter 17

‘Haunted by the past: effects of poor change management history on employee attitudes and turnover.’ Prashant Bordia, Simon Lloyd D. Restubog, Nerina L. Jimmieson and Bernd E. Irmer.
http://gom.sagepub.com/content/early/2011/01/12/1059601110392990.abstract

‘Organizational change management: a test of the effectiveness of a communication plan.’ Cynthia B. Torppa and Keith L. Smith.
http://www.informaworld.com/smpp/content~db=all~content=a933020849

‘Innovation by harmonizing continuity and change.’ J.S.A. Bhat, Sushil and P.K. Jain.
http://www.emeraldinsight.com/journals.htm?articleid=1907385&show=abstract&

‘Managing organizational change: negotiating meaning and power-resistance relations.’ Robyn Thomas, Leisa D. Sargent and Cynthia Hardy.
http://portal.acm.org/citation.cfm?id=1930431

‘Continuity and change: the yin yang of leadership.’ Richard Taylor.
http://www.mbaworld.com/blr-archive/issues-81/4/index.pdf

‘Implicit leadership theories: content, structure, and generalizability.’ Lynn R. Offermann, John K. Kennedy, Jr. and Philip W. Wirtz.
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science?_ob=ArticleURL&_udi=B6W5N-45JWXDJ-5&_user=128597&_coverDate=01%2F01%2F1994

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Chapter 18

‘Strategy and the Internet.’ Porter, M.E.
http://hvass.nu/s2/artikler/teori/Misc/porter.pdf

‘Placing trust at the center of your Internet strategy.’ Glen L. Urban, Fareena Sultan and William J. Qualls.
http://jpkc.ccnu.edu.cn/xj/2005/dzswgl/UpLoadFolder/article/guowai/Placing%20Trust%20at%20the%20Center.pdf

‘Internet strategies for established retailers: five case studies from New Zealand.’
http://aut.researchgateway.ac.nz/handle/10292/1154

‘The evolving Internet in 2025: four scenarios.’ Enrique Rueda-Sabater and Don Derosby.
http://www.emeraldinsight.com/journals.htm?articleid=1896867&show=abstract

‘Internet-based sales channel strategies of born global firms.’ Mika Gabrielsson and Peter Gabrielsson.
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science?_ob=ArticleURL&_udi=B6VGK-509SDJN-1&_user=128597&_coverDate=02%2F28%2F201

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Chapter 19

‘Total quality management as competitive advantage: a review and empirical study’. Thomas C. Powell.
https://www.uzh.ch/cmsssl/isu/som/stu/Teaching/FS10/MA/som/Powell_1995_TQM_practices.pdf

‘The Rhetoric and Reality of Total Quality Management’. Mark J. Zbaracki.
http://www.questia.com/googleScholar.qst?docId=5001392882

‘Towards a better understanding of supply chain quality management practices’. S. Thomas Foster, Jr, Cynthia Wallin and Jeffrey Ogden.
http://www.informaworld.com/smpp/content~db=all~content=a921891464

‘Role of explicit and tacit knowledge in Six Sigma projects: an empirical examination of differential project success’. Gopesh Anand, Peter T. Ward and Mohan V. Tatikonda.
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science?_ob=ArticleURL&_udi=B6VB7-4XM6KD7-2&_user=128597

‘Six Sigma implementation in Ireland: the role of multinational firms’. Ton van der Wiele, Jos van Iwaarden and David Power.
http://www.emeraldinsight.com/journals.htm?articleid=1889612&show=abstract

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Chapter 20

Coming soon.

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Chapter 21

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