An Integrative model of Dynamic Strategy-Making

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An Integrative model of Dynamic Strategy-Making

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dc.contributor.author Juul Andersen, Torben
dc.contributor.author Hallin, Carina Antonia
dc.contributor.author Li, Xin
dc.date.accessioned 2014-11-13T10:16:19Z
dc.date.available 2014-11-13T10:16:19Z
dc.date.issued 2014-11-13
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10398/9010
dc.description.abstract The organizational capacity to cope with unexpected changes remains a fundamental challenge in strategy as global competition and technological innovation increase environmental uncertainty. Whereas conventional strategy-making often is conceived as a sequential linear process, we see it as a non-linear interaction between top-down and bottom-up mechanisms dealing with multiple actions taken throughout the organization over time. It is driven by intension but with a flexible balance between centralized (planned) and decentralized (spontaneous) activities where strategy formulation and implementation interact. We adopt the frame of complementary Yin-Yang elements and Zhong Yong balance to explain the time bound interaction between these opposing yet complementary strategy-making mechanisms where tradeoffs and synergies are balanced across hierarchical levels. The model outlines how the interaction between top-down and bottom-up mechanisms shape sustainable strategic responses. en_US
dc.format.extent 30 en_US
dc.language eng en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries CGSR Working Paper Series;5
dc.subject.other Responsiveness en_US
dc.subject.other Strategy-making en_US
dc.subject.other Top-down en_US
dc.subject.other Bottom-up en_US
dc.subject.other Uncertainty en_US
dc.subject.other Flexibility en_US
dc.subject.other Yin-Yang en_US
dc.subject.other Zhong Yong en_US
dc.title An Integrative model of Dynamic Strategy-Making en_US
dc.type wp en_US
dc.contributor.corporation Copenhagen Business School. CBS en_US
dc.contributor.department Institut for International Økonomi og Virksomhedsledelse en_US
dc.contributor.departmentshort INT en_US
dc.contributor.departmentuk Department of International Economics and Management en_US
dc.contributor.departmentukshort INT en_US
dc.publisher.city Frederiksberg en_US
dc.publisher.year 2014 en_US
dc.title.subtitle A Yin-Yang Perspective of Central and Peripheral Mechanisms in (Global) Strategy Formation en_US


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