Corporate Strategy

New Study Suggests Major Chemical Corporations Hide Most Polluting Activities in Subsidiaries

Large corporations have used subsidiaries since the 1880s, and by the early 2000s 85% of the 500 largest U.S. companies were multilayered. The corporate veil created by this structure is…

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Certain owner-manager competences help firms experience growth — but family dynamics can hinder the ability to leverage those elements

Just last month, McKinsey reported on a slower growth period for private markets. “As private market managers look to boost performance in this new era of investing,” the authors wrote,…

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Corporate Strategy Masterclass: The Intersection of Corporate Strategy and Competitive Strategy

Join renowned strategists, Professors Javier Gimeno (INSEAD) and Marvin Lieberman (UCLA), as they unveil cutting-edge insights at the crossroads of corporate and competitive strategy. This is your opportunity to explore…

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Corporate Strategy Masterclass: Corporate Renewal

Join the SMS Corporate Strategy Interest Group for their tenth Masterclass! Professors Constance Helfat of the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth and Daniel Levinthal of The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania will join the series to discuss the topic of Corporate Renewal, moderated by Teresa Dickler.

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SMJ: New Study Shows Drug Manufacturers Actually Increased Opioid Marketing after Kentucky’s Purdue Pharma Lawsuit

Kentucky’s 2007 lawsuit against Purdue Pharma marked a major turn in the opioid crisis. It was the first time a member of the Sackler family, who owned Purdue, was deposed…

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Corporate Strategy Masterclass on M&As

Join the SMS Corporate Strategy Interest Group for their seventh Masterclass. Professors Laurence Capron (INSEAD) and Melissa Graebner (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) discuss the topic of Mergers & Acquisitions…

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GSJ Video Abstract | Making Birkinshaw and Hood’s framework actionable

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Don’t Trap Your Customers

by Niloofar Abolfathi Industry changes that lower customer frictions can be surprisingly beneficial for companies. Building on the global telecommunications industry, we document how a reduction in customer switching costs…

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Can Established Companies Adapt From Product Strategies to Ecosystem Strategies?

By J Katherine Bahr The largest and fastest growing companies of the 21st century almost unilaterally seem to leverage an ecosystem strategy: putting themselves at the center of a platform…

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When are Freemium Strategies Effective?

By J Katherine BahrIn many digital markets that arose over the last 20 years, companies face a conundrum: before their products can create value, they first need to establish a…

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