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 Matthias Wenzel, Leuphana University of Lüneburg, Germany History shows us that many multinational enterprises originate in Western industrial economies. Yet, these enterprises are not alone anymore. Huawei, TikTok, and WeChat are just a few examples of “emerging market multinational … Continue reading Emerging Market Multinational Enterprises Should be Taken More Seriously, a Recent SMS Collection Argues
by Matthias Wenzel, Leuphana University of Lüneburg, Germany The digital transformation has generated new ways of communicating a firm’s strategy to relevant stakeholders such as investors, business partners, and customers. Among others, these ways of strategy communication include keynote speeches, … Continue reading Strategy-Making: Why You Should Care About Language and Communication
Keynote speeches have become a conventional way of communicating a firm’s strategy. Popularized by firms such as Apple, Google, Microsoft, and Facebook, more and more executives announce strategic moves such as market entries or the introduction of a new product … Continue reading Keynote Speeches: How Do Great Speakers Effectively Communicate their Firms’ Strategy?