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Greek Hidden Champions: Lessons from Small, Little-known Firms in Greece. By: Voudouris, Irini; Lioukas, Spyros. European Management Journal, Dec2000, Vol. 18 Issue 6, p663, 12p, 1 chart, 1 diagram, 3 graphs, 4bw; (AN 3932279)

Strategy and industry effects on profitability: Evidence from Greece. By: Spanos, Yiannis E.; Zaralis, George; Lioukas, Spyros. Strategic Management Journal, Feb2004, Vol. 25 Issue 2, p139, 27p; DOI: 10.1002/smj.369; (AN 12120534)

Strategic decision processes and outcomes: Effects of context. By: Lioukas, Constantinos S.; Papadakis, Vassilis M.. Academy of Management Proceedings, 2003, pBB1, 6p, 1 chart; (AN 13793257)

Strategic decision-making processes: The role of management and context. By: Papadakis, Vassilis M.; Lioukas, Spyros; Chambers, David. Strategic Management Journal, Feb98, Vol. 19 Issue 2, p115, 33p, 4 charts, 1 diagram; (AN 241344)

Porter M. 1991. Towards a dynamic theory of strategy. Strategic Management Journal, Winter Special Issue 12: 95–117.

Rumelt R. 1991. How much does industry matter? Strategic Management Journal 12(3): 167–185.

Rumelt R. 1984. Toward a strategic theory of the firm. In Competitive Strategic Management, Lamb R (ed.). Prentice-Hall: Englewood Cliffs, NJ; 556–570.

Teece D, Pisano G, Shuen A. 1997. Dynamic capabilities and strategic management. Strategic Management Journal 18(7): 509–533

Peteraf M. 1993. The cornerstones of competitive advantage: a resource-based view. Strategic Management Journal 14(3): 179–191.

Grant RM. 1996a. Toward a knowledge-based theory of the firm. Strategic Management Journal, Winter Special Issue 17: 109–122.

Dess G, Beard D. 1984. Dimensions of organizational task environments. Administrative Science Quarterly 29: 52–73.


- Other Important Papers (by  Prof. Dr. Helmut Dietl & Dr. Susanne Royer) -

Introduction to Strategic Management 

·        Ansoff, I.: Strategic Management in a Historical Perspective, in: International Review of Strategic Management 12, 1991: 3-69.

·        Prahalad, C. & Hamel, G.: Strategy as a Field of Study: Why search for a New Paradigm?, in: Strategic Management Journal 15, Special Issue (Summer) 1994: 5-16.

Industry Structure

·        Boulding, W. & Staelin, R.: Environment, Market Share and Market Power, in: Management Science 36, 1990: 1160–1177.

·        Caves, R. E.: Industrial Organization, Corporate Strategy and Structure, in: Journal of Economic Literature 18, March 1980: 64–92.

·        Oster, S.: Intraindustry Structure and the Ease of Strategic Change, in: Review of Economics and Statistics 64, 1982: 376–383.

·        Porter, M. E.: Competitive Strategy, Boston MA, The Free Press 1980.

·        Porter, M. E.: The Contribution of Industrial Organization to Strategic Management, in: Academy of Management Review 6, 1981: 609-620.

·        Porter, M. E.: Towards a Dynamic Theory of Strategy, in: Strategic Management Journal 12, 1991: 95-117.

·        Rumelt, R. R.: How much does Industry Matter”, in: Strategic Management Journal 12, 1991: 167-185.

·        Schmalensee, R.: Do Markets Differ Much?, in: American Economic Review 75 (3), 1985: 341–351.

Economics and Strategy

·        Barney, J. & Ouchi, K. (Eds.): Organizational Economics San Francisco, Jossey–Bass 1986.

·        Buckley, P. & Michie, J. (Eds): Firms, Organizations and Contracts: A Reader in Industrial Organization. Oxford: Oxford University Press 1996.

·        Kay, J. A.: Economics and Business, in: The Economic Journal 101, January 1991: 57–63.

·        Porter, M. E.: The Contributions of Industrial Organization to Strategic Management, in: Academy of Management Review 6(4), 1981: 609–620.

·        Rumelt, R., Schendel, D. & Teece, D. J.: Strategic Management and Economics, in: Strategic Management Journal 12, 1991: 5–29.

·        Schmalensee, R.: Industrial Economics: An Overview, in: The Economic Journal 98, 1988: 643–668.

·        Shapiro, C.: The Theory of Business Strategy, in: Rand Journal of Economics 20, 1989: 125–137.

·        Teece. D. J.: Economic Analysis and Strategic Management, in: California Management Review 26, 1984: 87–110.

Resource-based View

·        Barney, J.: Firm Resources and Sustained Competitive Advantage, in: Journal of Management 17, 1991: 99-120.

·        Coff, R. W.: Human Assets and Management Dilemmas. Coping with Hazards on the Roads to Resource-based Theory, in: Academy of Management Review 22 (2), 1997: 374-402.

·        Dierickx, I. & Cool, K.: Asset Stock Accumulation and Sustainability of Competitive Advantage, in: Management Science, 35, 1989: 1504-1511.

·        Grant, R.: The Resource-Based View of Competitive Advantage: Implications for Strategy Formulation, in: California Management Review 33 (3), 1991: 114-135.

·        Mahoney, J. T. & Pandian, J. R.: The Resource–Based View Within the Conversation of Strategic Management, in: Strategic Management Journal 13, 1992: 363–380.

·        Penrose, E.: The Theory of the Growth of the Firm, New York: Wiley, 1959.

·        Rumelt, R.: Theory, Strategy, and Entrepreneurship, in: Teece, D. J. (Ed.): The Competitive Challenge. Strategies for Industrial Innovation and Renewal, Cambridge (Mass.) 1987: 137-158.

·        Wernerfelt, B.: A Resource-Based View of the Firm, in: Strategic Management Journal 5, 1984: 171-180.

Competencies and Capabilities

·        Collis, D. J.: Research Note: How Valuable are Organizational Capabilities? In: Strategic Management Journal 15, 1994: 143-152.

·        Henderson,, R. & Cockburn, I.: Measuring Competence? Exploiting Firm Effects in Pharmaceutical Markets, in: Strategic Management Journal 15, 1994: 63-84.

·        Iansiti, M. & Clark, K.: Integration and Dynamic Capabilities: Evidence from Product Development in Automobiles and Mainframe Computers, in: Industrial and Corporate Change 3, 1994: 557-605.

·        Kogut, B. & Zander, U.: Knowledge of the Firm, Combinative Capabilities, and the Replication of Technology, in: Organization Science 3, 1992: 383-397.

·        Makadok, R.: Toward a Synthesis of the Resource-Based and Dynamic-Capability Views of Rent Creation, in: Strategic Management Journal 22, 2001: 387-401.

·        Prahalad, C. & Hamel, G.: The Core Competence and the Corporation, in: Harvard Business Review 68, May/June 1990: 79-91.

·        Sanchez, R. & Heene, A.: Reinventing Strategic Management: New Theory and Practice for Competence-based Competition, in: European Management Journal 15 (3), 1997: 303-317.

·        Teece, D. J., Pisano, G. & Shuen, A.: Dynamic Capabilities And Strategic Management, in: Strategic Management Journal 18 (7), 1997: 509–533.

Generic Strategies

·        Hill, C. W. L.: Differentiation Versus Low Cost or Differentiation and Low Cost: A Contingency Framework, in: Academy of Management Review 13, 1988: 401–412.

·        Karnani, A.: Generic Competitive Strategies – An Analytical Approach, in: Strategic Management Journal 5, 1984: 367–380.

·        Murray, A.: A Contingency View of Porter´s “Generic Strategies“, in: Academy of Management Review 13, 1988: 390-400.

·        Oliva, T. A., Day D. L. & MacMillan, I.: A Generic Model of Competitive Dynamics, in: Academy of Management Review 13, 1988: 374–389.

·        Porter, M. E.: What is Strategy?, in: Harvard Business Review, November–December 1996: 61–80.

Strategic Implementation

·        Bourgeois, L. J. & Brodwin, D. R.: Strategic Implementation: Five Approaches to an Elusive Phenomenon, in: Strategic Management Journal 5, 1984: 241–264.

·        Gupta, A. K.: SBU Strategies, Corporate–SBU Relations, and SBU Effectiveness in Strategy Implementation, in: Academy of Management Journal 30, 1987: 477–500.

·        Mintzberg, H.: The Rise and Fall of Strategic Planning, New York: Prentice Hall 1994.


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