Changing minds

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dc.contributor.author Nielsen, Rikke Kristine
dc.date.accessioned 2012-11-23
dc.date.accessioned 2012-11-28T14:09:46Z
dc.date.available 2012-11-28T14:09:46Z
dc.date.issued 2012-11-28
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10398/8586
dc.description.abstract This paper explores the practical and theoretical avenues for working with mindset as a strategic lever and method of securing business strategy executional agility. Taking the mindset development aspirations of Solar A/S as point of departure, the building up of a collective mindset conducive to strategy execution is explored as a method of securing implementation of business strategy. Reflecting the strategic priorities and internationalization process of the case study organization, the concept of global mindset is activated as an avenue of exploration (Chatterjee, 2005; Levy et al., 2007; Dekker et al; 2005; Bowen & Inkpen, 2009; Gupta & Govindarajan, 2002). A global mindset is the cognitive ability (of managers) to be open towards and navigating, integrating and mediating between multiple cultural and strategic realities on both global and local levels mirroring the Solar notion of group mindset supporting business strategy. It is argued that a knowledge gap exist with regards to creation and change of mindset in connection with strategy execution. Concepts of organizational learning are put forward as a possible point of entrance to mindset change. The paper is informed by the exploratory data from the initial phase of an ongoing industrial Ph.D.- project in Solar A/S with the working title “A mindset for strategy execution -mindset-driven leadership development and strategic performance.” en_US
dc.format.extent 16 en_US
dc.language eng en_US
dc.subject.other Business strategy en_US
dc.subject.other (Global) mindset theory en_US
dc.subject.other Strategy execution en_US
dc.subject.other Internationalisation en_US
dc.subject.other Leadership development en_US
dc.subject.other Case study en_US
dc.title Changing minds en_US
dc.type cp en_US
dc.accessionstatus modt12nov28 lbjl en_US
dc.contributor.corporation Copenhagen Business School. CBS en_US
dc.contributor.department Institut for Ledelse, Politik og Filosofi en_US
dc.contributor.departmentshort LPF en_US
dc.contributor.departmentuk Department of Management, Politics and Philosophy en_US
dc.contributor.departmentukshort MPP en_US
dc.description.notes Paper præsenteret på Det Danske Ledelsesakademi 2011 konference. 5.-6. dec. 2011. Frederiksberg, Danmark en_US
dc.publisher.city Frederiksberg en_US
dc.publisher.year 2011 en_US
dc.title.subtitle Mindset-driven strategic change and executional agility in Solar A/S en_US


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