This was chiefly sparked by Prahalad’s The Fortune at the Bottom of the Pyramid (2006).
The multifaceted dimensions of this movement are addressed in a research paper in this section.
Business partnerships and mergers are discussed with a focus on interorganizational product and service development and deployment.
Six research papers are on operations management with new technologies in a global context.
An applied focus is provided by a research paper on Environmental Strategy, Leadership, and Change Management in Business.
The section concludes with a research paper on how many firms collaboratively incorporate environmentalist concerns in supply chain management.
Strategy in a fast and networked world is the theme of 11 research papers.
How strategic decisions are made in high-velocity contexts begins the section.
The 21st century finds businesses nested in over multiple jurisdictions, where cultures and values are changing and that are increasingly beset by crises such as disasters of the natural environment.
Global business citizenship is discussed as not only a socially responsible and ethical way for firms to proceed but as a sensible and effective way of fitting with the requirements of our time.