Strategic management in Australian firms

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Research Paper 3/2018
Publication Date: 
December 2018

Strategic management is an important capability for Australian businesses.

This research draws on new data on Australian management practices to construct four levels of strategic management:

  • low engagement
  • ad hoc
  • narrow focus
  • strategic

The paper shows that Australian businesses with higher levels strategic management:

  • are more likely to be innovative, seek out collaborative opportunities and respond to supply chain issues
  • have higher levels of labour productivity

Authors: Ian Moran, Antonio Balaguer , Omer Majeed , Renu Agarwal, Christopher Bajada and Paul James Brown.

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