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Journal cover: Strategic Direction

Strategic Direction

ISSN: 0258-0543

Online from: 2002

Subject Area: Strategy

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Volume 24 issue 2

Published: 2008, Start page: p3

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1641977 Business format franchising: a strategic option for business growth – at home and abroad
Brian Duckett (pp. 3 - 4)
Keywords: Business development, Franchising, Management strategy
Article type: Viewpoint
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1641978 Wal-Mart, Tesco and Carrefour do battle in the East: International retailers find mixed fortunes in their expansion strategies
(pp. 5 - 7)
Keywords: China, Corporate strategy, Japan, Retailing
Article type: General review
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1641979 Al-Marai and the Saudi food industry: The challenges facing a middle-eastern dairy produce company
(pp. 8 - 10)
Keywords: Dairy products, Marketing strategy, Saudi Arabia
Article type: General review
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1641980 Tesco's American dream: Doing it differently
(pp. 11 - 15)
Keywords: Human resource management, Innovation, Supermarkets
Article type: General review
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1641981 Breaking through to new possibilities: Lessons in strategy from design engineering
(pp. 16 - 17)
Keywords: Business strategy, Design and development, Production engineering
Article type: General review
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1641982 Renault helps drive down prices: “No frills” economy challenge to car makers
(pp. 18 - 20)
Keywords: Automotive industry, Competitive advantage, Competitive strategy, Manufacturing strategy, Pricing policy
Article type: General review
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1641983 Poison from the dragon's belly: Is China paying too high a price for success?
(pp. 21 - 23)
Keywords: Bureaucracy, China, Pollution
Article type: General review
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1641984 Leading in language: What the CEO should and should not say
(pp. 24 - 25)
Keywords: Chief executives, Leadership, Metaphors, Narratives
Article type: General review
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1641985 Interview with Patrick Viguerie and Mehrdad Baghai
(pp. 26 - 28)
Keywords: Business development, Management strategy
Article type: Case study
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1641986 The basics of innovation: Creating sustainable innovation
(pp. 29 - 31)
Keywords: Innovation, Manufacturing systems, Product development, Quality management, Target costs
Article type: General review
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1641987 Flexible product development: Accepting change as vital for innovation
(pp. 32 - 34)
Keywords: Decision making, Design and development, Innovation, Product development, Project management
Article type: General review
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1642167 What’s on the web
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Suggested reading

1642166 The Secret to GE's Success
William E. Rothschild
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Diary

1642156 Diary
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Corporate law outlook

1642155 Fair's fair? - The Unfair Commercial Practices Directive
Katherine Southby
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Competitive horizon

1642154 Competitive horizon
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Abstracts

1642157 Global operations strategy: coordinating manufacturing networks
M. Rudberg
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1642158 Let chaos reign, then rein in chaos - repeatedly: managing strategic dynamics for corporate longevity
R.A. Burgelman
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1642159 The strategic secret of private equity
F. Barber
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1642160 A battle for China's good-enough market
O. Gadiesh
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1642161 UK the easy way (setting up business in the United Kingdom)
G. Baker
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1642162 The red queen and the environment: reconciling public regulation and business strategy
V. Sagaard
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1642163 Explaining vertical integration strategies: market power, transactional attributes and capabilities
I. Diez-Vial
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1642164 Strategic audit
T. Grundy
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1642165 Manufacturing strategies and financial performance - the effect of advanced information technology: CAD/CAM systems
P. Theodorou
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1771590 Building firm capabilities through learning: the role of the alliance learning process in alliance capability and firm-level alliance success
H. Singh
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