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Strategy as practice: interactive governance spaces and the corporate strategies of retail transnationals

Palmer, Mark and O'Kane, Paula (2007) Strategy as practice: interactive governance spaces and the corporate strategies of retail transnationals. JOURNAL OF ECONOMIC GEOGRAPHY, 7 (4). pp. 515-535. [Journal article]

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DOI: 10.1093/jeg/lbm015

Abstract

There is growing interest in the role of corporate governance systems within the strategy-making process of firms. Using a `strategy as practice' perspective, we conceptualize the governance system as a contested space in which management and security analysts mutually adapt/transform and enact corporate strategies vis-h-vis argumentation. Synthesizing this micropractice perspective within corporate governance research, the supple role of securities analysts' arguments in shaping corporate strategies assumes a new significance. It also provides a basis for observing and understanding the contested nature of the retail internationalization process. The implications and opportunities for management studies and economic geography are considered.

Item Type:Journal article
Faculties and Schools:Ulster Business School
Ulster Business School > Department of Management and Leadership
Research Institutes and Groups:Business and Management Research Institute
ID Code:4431
Deposited By: Dr Paula O'Kane
Deposited On:15 Jan 2010 13:27
Last Modified:06 Jul 2011 09:37

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