The psychological foundations of strategic management: Beyond cold cognition

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The psychology of strategic management is blossoming. What was once an emerging subfield, situated at the interfaces of the psychology and strategic management fields, is maturing into a diverse and increasingly influential interdisciplinary area of theory, research, and practice (cf. Hodgkinson, 2001a, 2001b; Sparrow, 1994; Hodgkinson & Sparrow, 2002). The primary goal of this body of work, known increasingly as ‘behavioral strategy’ (Powell, Lovallo, & Fox, 2011), is to bring psychological insights to bear on the analysis strategy-making processes, with a view to advancing fundamental understanding and improving strategic management practice:
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe Sage Handbook of Industrial, Work, and Organizational Psychology
Subtitle of host publicationManagerial Psychology and Organizational Approaches
EditorsD. S. Ones, N. Anderson, H. Sinangil , C. Viswesvaran
Place of PublicationLondon
PublisherSage Publications Ltd
Number of pages36
ISBN (Print)978-1-4462-0723-9
Publication statusPublished - 2018


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