High inter-unit competition worsens the situation as narcissistic executives are concerned with their sense of superiority and uniqueness; however, high environmental complexity or dynamism can combat such negative effects as narcissistic executives can find a “cover” to learn. By Sarah Steimer … Continue reading Narcissism Harms Inter-Unit Knowledge Transfer
Read this post and learn: Three reasons for top management team (TMT) structure development: instrumental, institutional, and instructionalist The interplay of formal and informal structures: competing vs. complementary dynamics It is not only a specific role but also the overall … Continue reading How Should Top Management Teams be Structured?
By Sarah SteimerA period of unemployment may seem like the perfect time to experiment with starting a new business — but unemployment insurance (UI) benefits may actually deter people from entrepreneurship. According to a new study published in the Strategic … Continue reading Unemployment Benefits May Not be so Beneficial to Would-be Entrepreneurs
Originally published at SMS Journals Press Releases Multi-business firms have flexibility advantages over single-business rivals because they have the option to redeploy resources across businesses. This flexibility, it has been assumed without empirical evidence, is purported to inspire quicker exits … Continue reading Market Exit: Divestment or Redeployment
by Gábor Békés, Gabriel R.G. Benito, Davide Castellani and Balázs Muraközy A medium-sized chemical manufacturer from Bologna in Italy is already exporting its products across the European Union (EU) and is considering extending its international activities. Its management is discussing … Continue reading Into the Unknown: A Richer Way to Capture Firm Internationalization