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Two shoes that might not drop

Two shoes that might not drop Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to examine widespread assumptions about things that are deemed inevitable, but which might not happen, or which might have far less impact than previously thought. Design/methodology/approach – Essay. Findings – Some events that are thought to be inevitable actually never take place; and business executives should be prepared for these non‐events as least as much as for those that do take place. Originality/value – Examines these issues in what is hoped to be a unique way. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Journal of Business Strategy Emerald Publishing

Two shoes that might not drop

Journal of Business Strategy , Volume 32 (5): 3 – Sep 6, 2011

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Publisher
Emerald Publishing
Copyright
Copyright © 2011 Emerald Group Publishing Limited. All rights reserved.
ISSN
0275-6668
DOI
10.1108/02756661111165480
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Abstract

Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to examine widespread assumptions about things that are deemed inevitable, but which might not happen, or which might have far less impact than previously thought. Design/methodology/approach – Essay. Findings – Some events that are thought to be inevitable actually never take place; and business executives should be prepared for these non‐events as least as much as for those that do take place. Originality/value – Examines these issues in what is hoped to be a unique way.

Journal

Journal of Business StrategyEmerald Publishing

Published: Sep 6, 2011

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