Journal article

Bridging Practice and Process Research to Study Transient Manifestations of Strategy

L Mirabeau, S Maguire, C Hardy

Strategic Management Journal | Wiley | Published : 2018


Research Summary: At the intersection of Strategy Process (SP) and Strategy-as-Practice (SAP) research lies the focal phenomenon they share – strategy, which manifests itself in a variety of ways: intended, realized, deliberate, emergent, unrealized, and ephemeral strategy. We present a methodology comprised of three stages that, when integrated in the manner we suggest, permit a rich operationalization and tracking of strategy content for all manifestations. We illustrate the utility of our methodology for bridging SP and SAP research by theorizing practices that are more likely to give rise to unrealized and ephemeral strategy, identifying their likely consequences, and presenting a resear..

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Awarded by Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada

Awarded by Australian Research Council

Funding Acknowledgements

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, Grant/Award number: 435-2014-0256; Australian Research Council, Grant/Award number: DP110101764