The Strategic Management Society (SMS) is pleased to announce that a Special Conference celebrating the work of the late CK Prahalad will be held in San Diego, June 10-12, 2011. This conference aims to reflect on CK Prahalad’s many contributions with his co-authors, examine the impact of his research with business leaders, and discover different [...]
In her new book “SuperCorp“, Harvard Business School professor Rosabeth Moss Kanter details how vanguard companies such as IBM, Cemex, and Omron are rewriting the nature of the business enterprise and how firms will gain sustainable prosperity in the 21st century.
The 29th ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE of the Strategic Management Society (Oct 11-14, 2009) will held in Washington DC and highlight the topic “Strategies in an Uncertain World”.The Conference aims to encourage discussions about research and strategies for addressing uncertainty and the opportunities created by changes in the world. Concepts of uncertainty have long been at [...]
Ilan Alon (Rollins College, USA), Julian Chang (Harvard University, USA), Marc Fetscherin (Rollins College, USA), Christoph Lattemann (University of Potsdam, Germany) and John R. McIntyre (Georgia Tech, USA) have published a new book focussing on globalization. The new book “China Rules: Globalization and Political Transformation” describes the development of Chinese MNC as a new feature [...]
This book provides a comprehensive and integrated approach to management strategy that is based on economics. A basic introductory strategy text that integrates economic analysis with management strategy, it takes into account global competition and high-tech (Internet) developments, and recognizes that companies today can no longer expect to sustain competitive advantage but must rely on [...]
In an article of the McKinsey Quarterly the two business strategists discuss the nature of risk, the effectiveness of performance-measurement systems, and the difficulty of getting governance and incentives right.
Design sciences is a movement that affects not only the information systems discipline but also several allied disciplines, which must also contribute to its definition and participation. Harvard Business School professor Carliss Y. Baldwin and colleagues summarize and synthesize the positions, reflections, opportunities, and challenges expressed at the first doctoral consortium to explore the topic. [...]
The Boston Consulting Group has published insights on the topic how web 2.0 effects financial institutions. Sumit Sahni and Philip Evans argue that financial institutions are not prepared to compete in web 2.0. They recommend to run the web presence as a business not as a distribution channel. BCG Opportunities for Action: Arming for the [...]
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$29 billion for the Bear Stearns mess $700 billion to buy spoiled assets $200 billion to buy stock in Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac $85 billion loan to AIG insurance $37.8 billion for AIG $250 billion for bank stocks Hundreds of billions in guarantees to back up money market funds and to guarantee bank deposits. [...]