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Journal of Business Strategy back issues
Are you enjoying globalization yet? The surprising implications for business.
July 1, 2006... Haier, the Chinese household appliances manufacturer, is enjoying the fruits of globalization. So are Israel-based Teva in pharmaceuticals, Rolls-Royce in engines and turbines, Toyota in automobiles, and Infosys in information technology. Consider how Infosys, based in Bangalore, India,...
Merck & Co. Inc.: communication lessons from the withdrawal of Vioxx.
July 1, 2006... On the afternoon of Friday, September 24, 2004, Joan Wainwright, Vice President of Public Affairs at Merck & Co., Inc., sat in the jury waiting room in a Baltimore, Maryland courthouse. "One last time," she thought, as she checked her Blackberry for e-mail, just to see if there were any...
Stick this in your stovepipe.(Alternative strategies)
July 1, 2006... Often when a society has utterly collapsed, the last remains of the civilization are the chimneys of the buildings. Similarly, when a business organization is in a state of imminent collapse, its vertical structures--its "stovepipes"--often remain in place, long after their usefulness has...
Corporate governance best practices: the proof is in the process.(Corporate governance)
July 1, 2006... Corporate governance best practices are, by their very design, intended to enhance board members' ability to discharge their responsibilities--responsibilities to shareholders, the company, and each other. Despite decades of research, dialogue, and debate regarding board effectiveness,...
July 1, 2006... James O'Rourke's paper on how Merck managed communications about the Vioxx recall reads like the beginning of a novel. The ending may not be known for many years, as more than 11,000 product liability lawsuits run their course in the courts. One sure lesson for all CEOs and senior managers...