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 that connects products and companies to solve an over-arching customer … Continue reading Can Established Companies Adapt From Product Strategies to Ecosystem Strategies?
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
by Kisha Lashley Language is powerful; scholars have shown that organizations rely on language to guide stakeholder interpretations to create value for the focal firm. For example, entrepreneurial firms can use language to access resources and to generate other support … Continue reading Directed by Words: How Entrepreneurs Rely on Salient Frames to Devise a Market Entry Strategy
by David Clough In the current issue of Strategic Management Journal, Joshua Gans, Scott Stern, and Jane Wu put forward a theory that revisits a foundational question of entrepreneurial strategy: what is the role of search in how entrepreneurs determine … Continue reading Searching for a Strategy but Afraid of Commitment: Reflections on ‘Foundations of Entrepreneurial Strategy’ by Gans, Stern, and Wu (2019)