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How to Fight Off an Upstart with a New Business Model

Idea posted: October 2018

Institutions: Cornell University S.C. Johnson College of Business    City University London Cass Business School   

The appearance of a new competitor with a new business model can disrupt an industry and knock down a once dominant incumbent. A classic example of this type of disruptive…

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Investing Abroad? Use Your Country’s Diplomats

Idea posted: July 2018

Institutions: Simon Fraser University, Beedie School of Business    China Europe International Business School (CEIBS)   

For companies looking to expand internationally, business networks can play a key role in identifying and implementing foreign market opportunities. Finding the right distribution or manufacturing partner or identifying an…

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Re-Entering a Foreign Market: Part 2 – Speed

Idea posted: June 2018

Institutions: Henley Business School    Warwick University Business School    Leeds University Business School   

Many multi-national enterprises (MNEs) will re-enter a foreign market that they had previously decided to leave. A new study, based on an analysis of more than 1,000 foreign market re-entry…

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Re-Entering a Foreign Market: Part 1 – Operation Mode

Idea posted: June 2018

Institutions: Henley Business School    Warwick University Business School    Leeds University Business School   

In 2009, French retailer Carrefour exited the Algerian market after finding its joint venture with a local partner to be unprofitable. Six years later, Carrefour re-entered the market with a…

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Industry Disruption: Sequence and Timing of Responses Are the Key to Survival

Idea posted: March 2018

Institutions: University of Cambridge Judge Business School    University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Gies College of Business   

In 1980, the U.S. freight railroad industry was deregulated. Railroad companies now had the freedom to abandon unprofitable lines and acquire new ones. They were also no longer banned from…

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Extravert CEOs and Strategic M&A Decisions

Idea posted: January 2018

Institutions: University of Waterloo    Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University    University of San Diego   

What influence does a CEO’s personality have on the major strategic decisions of his or her firm? To answer this question, a team of researchers studied the impact of a…

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Supervising Projects Despite Limited Time and Expertise

Idea posted: June 2017

Institutions: University of Cambridge Judge Business School    Stockholm School of Economics    HEC Paris   

A company in the facility engineering industry took on a large and complex project that presented both technical challenges and was subject to legal regulations that affected customer requirements. Unfortunately,…

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Aligning Your Organization for the Digital Future

Idea posted: November 2016

Institutions: MIT Sloan School of Management   

In the annual global MIT/Deloitte survey of executives and managers, 90% of respondents recognized that digital trends would disrupt their industries. Only 44%, however, believed their organizations were prepared for…

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Build Ambidextrous Teams to Combine Present and Future Objectives

Idea posted: July 2016

Institutions: Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University    University of Piraeus    Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam    Athens University of Economics and Business   

Companies have both short-term and long-term responsibilities: they must be successful in the present while preparing for the future. While many companies believe they are managing these two priorities effectively,…

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