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The Responsive Global Organization : New Insights from Global Strategy and International Business

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The Responsive Global Organization : New Insights from Global Strategy and International Business
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The Responsive Global Organization
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New Insights from Global Strategy and International Business
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eng
Summary
This book outlines the contours of the dynamic adaptive multinational corporation based on contemporary research insights from global strategy and international business. It considers the role of corporate leadership and frontline engagement to advance responsive innovation dealing with emergent risks and opportunities in turbulent global markets
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Emerald Studies in Global Strategic Responsiveness
The Responsive Global Organization : New Insights from Global Strategy and International Business
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The Responsive Global Organization : New Insights from Global Strategy and International Business
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Contents
  • Front Cover -- The Responsive Global Organization: New Insights from Global Strategy and International Business -- Copyright Page -- Contents -- List of Contributors -- Introduction: Adaptive Corporate Strategies in a Turbulent World -- Multinational Corporate Strategy -- The Ensuing Chapters -- Note -- References -- Chapter 1 Multinational Corporate Strategy-Making: Integrating International Business and Strategic Management -- International Business -- Strategic Management -- Synthesis - The Contours of a Model -- Discussion -- References -- Chapter 2 The Implications of Subsidiary Autonomy for Multinational Flexibility -- Introduction -- Approach -- The Role of Headquarters -- The Role of Subsidiary -- Subsidiary Network Relationships -- Intra-Organizational Network Relationships -- Control and Monitoring in a Headquarter-Subsidiary Relationship -- Personal Supervision of Managers -- Bureaucratic Mechanisms -- Financial Incentives -- Clan Control -- Interdependency between Subsidiaries -- Inter-Organizational Network Relationships -- Themes within Decision-Making -- Organizational Structure -- Decision-Making in Strategic Planning -- Managing the Multinational Corporation -- Autonomy and Control in Dynamic Environments -- Autonomy in Subsidiaries -- Negative Consequences of Subsidiary Autonomy -- Organizing Autonomy in an MNC -- Empirical Study -- Understanding the Effects of Autonomy -- Intra-Organizational Network Relationships -- Control Mechanisms -- Inter-organizational Network Relationships -- Operational Autonomy -- Strategic Autonomy -- Managerial Implications -- Intra-organizational Network Relationships -- Inter-organizational Network Relationships -- Operational and Strategic Autonomy -- References
  • Chapter 3 Democratizing the Multinational Corporation (MNC): Interaction between Intent at Headquarters and Autonomous Subsidiary Initiatives -- Introduction -- Democratizing the Global Strategy Process -- Enabling Global Democratization -- Decentralized Decision-Making -- Using the Collective Wisdom -- Corporate Culture -- References -- Chapter 4 Internationalization Effects in a Global Knowledge-Based Industry: A Study of Multinational Pharmaceutical Companies -- Introduction -- Literature Review -- Key Concepts - Definitions and Measures -- Knowledge-Based Industries -- Internationalization -- Innovation -- Firm Performance -- Productivity -- Theoretical Links between Key Concepts -- Internationalization and Innovation -- Internationalization and Firm Performance -- Internationalization and Productivity -- Hypothesis Development -- Scale Internationalization -- Scope Internationalization -- Empirical Study -- Methodology -- Sample Selection -- Dependent Variables -- Innovation -- Performance -- Productivity -- Independent Variables -- Discretionary Variable -- Control Variables -- Results -- Stepwise Multiple Regressions -- Scale Internationalization -- Scope Internationalization -- Experimental Validity and Reliability -- Discussion and Implications -- Scale Internationalization -- Innovation -- Performance -- Performance and R&D Interaction -- Scope Internationalization -- Innovation -- Innovation and R&D Interaction -- Performance -- Productivity -- Productivity and R&D Interaction -- Implications of Findings -- Other Knowledge-Intensive Industries -- Future Research -- Limitations -- Conclusion -- References -- Appendix A: Search Criteria Used on Orbis -- Appendix B: Regression Analyses on Effects of Scale and Scope Internationalization, US Subsample
  • Appendix C: Regression Analyses on Effects of Scale and Scope Internationalization, EUR Subsample -- Chapter 5 Navigating a Global Corporate Culture: On the Notion of Organizational Culture in a Multinational Corporation -- Introduction -- Navigating Differences -- Cognitive Dissonance and the Construction of Business Strategies -- Some Notes on Methodology -- Thinking Data - Distinguishing between Objectivism and Subjectivism -- Distinguishing between Corporate and Societal Culture -- Global Corporate Culture and Local Adaptation -- Sense Making in a Corporate Context -- Empathy versus Competitiveness as Personal Drivers -- Organizational Changes, Functionality, and Organic innovation -- Conclusion -- Notes -- References -- Chapter 6 Building a Global Responsive Organization: The Case of the Haier Group -- "Dao" and "Three Talents" philosophy -- The Hexagram of "Qian" and the Six Stages of Haier's Development -- Construction of a "Self-Management" Paradigm -- The Six Stages of the Development of "Self-Management" at Haier -- The First Stage (1984-1991): Self-Organizing Team as "Water Drop" -- The Second Stage (1991-1998): Strategic Business Unit as "Creek" -- The Third Stage (1998-2005): Market Chain as "River" -- The Fourth Stage (2005-2012): Independent Operating Unit (ZZJYT) as "Lake" -- The Fifth Stage (2012-2019): An Ecosystem for Co-Creation as "Ocean" -- The Future Sixth Stage (2019- ): Governing without Intervening as "Sky" -- Notes -- Acknowledgement -- References -- Chapter 7 Effective Crisis and Emergency Responses in the Multinational Corporation -- Introduction -- Crisis Management -- Crisis Management in Practice - Preparation -- Signal Detection and Categorization -- Crisis Plans and their Limitations -- Crisis Response -- Post-Crisis Management -- Leadership -- Crisis Teams -- Training -- Summary -- High Reliability Organizations
  • Reliability -- Expectations and Mindfulness -- The Three Principles of Anticipation -- First Principle: Preoccupation with Failure -- Reporting Errors -- Second Principle: Reluctance to Simplify -- Third Principle: Sensitivity to Operations -- The Two Principles of Containment -- Fourth Principle: Commitment to Resilience -- Patterns of Resilience -- Fifth Principle: Deference to Expertise -- Analysis -- Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans -- Food Poisoning at a Mediterranean Hotel -- First Principle of HROs: Preoccupation with Failure -- Second Principle of HROs: Reluctance to Simplify -- Third Principle of HROs: Sensitivity to Operations -- Fourth Principle of HROs: Commitment to Resilience -- Fifth Principle of HROs: Deference to Expertise -- Empirical Findings -- Conclusion -- Mindset -- Organizational Structure, Roles, and Responsibilities -- Plans -- Communication -- Training and Learning -- Concluding Remarks -- Notes -- References -- Chapter 8 Global Catastrophe Effects - The Impact of Terrorism -- Introduction -- Research Scope -- Definitions -- Literature Review -- The Intersection of Terrorism and Financial Markets -- Rational Expectations and Efficient Markets -- Portfolio Theory -- Behavioral Finance -- Societal and Economic Costs -- Empirical Findings -- Threat Characteristic -- Development Over Time -- Methodology -- Event Study Methodology -- Estimation Windows and Average Returns -- Event Windows and Abnormal Returns -- Cumulative Abnormal Returns (CARs) -- Student's T-Test -- One-Way Analysis of Variance (ANOVA) -- Methodological Limitations -- Financial Data -- Terrorism Data -- Results -- National Markets -- Threat Characteristic -- Development Over Time -- Discussion -- National Markets -- Industries -- Threat Characteristics -- Size of the Attack -- Time Dimension -- Geographical Distance -- Limitations -- Implications
  • Conclusion -- References -- Index
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