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|Title: ||Strategy development: driving improvisation in Malaysia|
|Authors: ||Hodgkinson, Ian R.|
Arshad, Darwina A.
|Keywords: ||Emerging economy|
|Issue Date: ||2016|
|Publisher: ||© Elsevier B.V.|
|Citation: ||HODGKINSON, I.R., HUGHES, P. and ARSHAD, D.A., 2016. Strategy development: Driving improvisation in Malaysia. Journal of World Business, 51(3), pp.379-390.|
|Abstract: ||Improvisation is vital for strategy development, but there remains a lack of understanding about this phenomenon. This emerges directly from the insufficient investigation of its drivers and context. This paper extends improvisation research to the unexplored competitive settings of an emerging middle-income economy. Drawing on survey data from Malaysian research-intensive firms, we examine managerial and organisational antecedents of improvisation under turbulence. Findings reveal that organisational risk-taking and manager expertise are common antecedents of improvisation, but additional relationships arise under high (flexibility) and low turbulence (learning, manager tenure), developing capacity to inform practice, which is critically lacking in international business and management theory.|
|Description: ||This paper is in closed access until 6th Feb 2017.|
|Version: ||Accepted for publication|
|Publisher Link: ||http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jwb.2015.07.002|
|Appears in Collections:||Closed Access (Business School)|
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