Introduction: Adaptive Strategy-making in Turbulent Environments

Torben Juul Andersen, Simon Torp, Stefan Linder

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Abstract

This first chapter argues that turbulent environments require adaptive strategy for survival and continued prosperity and thereby introduces the attempts to determine effective response capabilities in contemporary firms, which are presented in the ensuing chapters. The background in prior strategy research is outlined to position the various contributions within a proper backdrop as potential extensions to prior insights generated in the strategic management field. It suggests a need for multiple methodological approaches to gain new diverse and relevant knowledge from rich qualitative field studies as well as quantitative data probes and computational analyses. Finally, the ensuing chapters are briefly presented to provide a coherent view of the contributions made by this specific collection of chapters that the authors hope will inspire and fuel ongoing work in this important area.
This first chapter argues that turbulent environments require adaptive strategy for survival and continued prosperity and thereby introduces the attempts to determine effective response capabilities in contemporary firms, which are presented in the ensuing chapters. The background in prior strategy research is outlined to position the various contributions within a proper backdrop as potential extensions to prior insights generated in the strategic management field. It suggests a need for multiple methodological approaches to gain new diverse and relevant knowledge from rich qualitative field studies as well as quantitative data probes and computational analyses. Finally, the ensuing chapters are briefly presented to provide a coherent view of the contributions made by this specific collection of chapters that the authors hope will inspire and fuel ongoing work in this important area.
LanguageEnglish
Title of host publicationStrategic Responsiveness and Adaptive Organizations : New Research Frontiers in International Strategic Management
EditorsTorben Juul Andersen, Simon Torp, Stefan Linder
Number of pages8
Place of PublicationBingley
PublisherEmerald Group Publishing
Date2019
Pages1-8
Chapter1
ISBN (Print)9781789730128
ISBN (Electronic)9781789730111, 9781789730135
DOIs
StatePublished - 2019
EventThe 18th European Academy of Management Conference (EURAM) 2018: Research in Action – Accelerating knowledge creation in management - Reykjavik, Iceland
Duration: 19 Jun 201822 Jun 2018
http://euramonline.org/annual-conference-2018

Conference

ConferenceThe 18th European Academy of Management Conference (EURAM) 2018
CountryIceland
CityReykjavik
Period19/06/201822/06/2018
Internet address
Series Emerald Studies in Global Strategic Responsiveness

Keywords

  • Autonomy
  • Dispersed decision-making
  • Emergence
  • Open strategy
  • Planning
  • Practices
  • Strategic responsiveness

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Andersen, T. J., Torp, S., & Linder, S. (2019). Introduction: Adaptive Strategy-making in Turbulent Environments. In T. Juul Andersen, S. Torp, & S. Linder (Eds.), Strategic Responsiveness and Adaptive Organizations: New Research Frontiers in International Strategic Management (pp. 1-8). Bingley: Emerald Group Publishing. Emerald Studies in Global Strategic Responsiveness , DOI: 10.1108/9781789730111
Andersen, Torben Juul ; Torp, Simon ; Linder, Stefan. / Introduction : Adaptive Strategy-making in Turbulent Environments. Strategic Responsiveness and Adaptive Organizations: New Research Frontiers in International Strategic Management. editor / Torben Juul Andersen ; Simon Torp ; Stefan Linder. Bingley : Emerald Group Publishing, 2019. pp. 1-8 ( Emerald Studies in Global Strategic Responsiveness ).
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Andersen, TJ, Torp, S & Linder, S 2019, Introduction: Adaptive Strategy-making in Turbulent Environments. in T Juul Andersen, S Torp & S Linder (eds), Strategic Responsiveness and Adaptive Organizations: New Research Frontiers in International Strategic Management. Emerald Group Publishing, Bingley, Emerald Studies in Global Strategic Responsiveness , pp. 1-8, Reykjavik, Iceland, 19/06/2018. DOI: 10.1108/9781789730111

Introduction : Adaptive Strategy-making in Turbulent Environments. / Andersen, Torben Juul; Torp, Simon; Linder, Stefan.

Strategic Responsiveness and Adaptive Organizations: New Research Frontiers in International Strategic Management. ed. / Torben Juul Andersen; Simon Torp; Stefan Linder. Bingley : Emerald Group Publishing, 2019. p. 1-8.

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Andersen TJ, Torp S, Linder S. Introduction: Adaptive Strategy-making in Turbulent Environments. In Juul Andersen T, Torp S, Linder S, editors, Strategic Responsiveness and Adaptive Organizations: New Research Frontiers in International Strategic Management. Bingley: Emerald Group Publishing. 2019. p. 1-8. ( Emerald Studies in Global Strategic Responsiveness ). Available from, DOI: 10.1108/9781789730111