Perspective - The Deep Historical Roots of Organization and Strategy: Traumatic Shocks, Culture, and Institutions
Organization Science, Volume 29, Issue 4, 2018, Pages 702-721.
We argue that organizations have deep roots in traumatic societal shocks that long preceded their founding. Drawing from the strategic management and social science literatures, we explain how traumatic shocks, such as conflict, disease, and natural disaster, can alter the institutional and cultural paths that determine future business en...More
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