Journal Articles

Select SAGE journal articles are available to give you more insight into chapter topics. These are also an ideal resource to help support your literature reviews, dissertations and assignments.

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Thomas and D’Aveni link the increase of within-industry heterogeneity of returns in the US manufacturing sector to increases in volatility and find a broad, monotonic shift towards hypercompetition.

Reference: Thomas and D’Aveni (2009) ‘The changing nature of competition in the US manufacturing sector, 1950–2002’, Strategic Organization, 7(4): 387–431.

Spencer, Peyrefitte and Churchman examine the extent to which consensus exists among managers’ perception of strategic groups and explore task and institutional factors that might influence such perceptions. 

Reference: Spencer, B., Peyrefitte, J. and Churchman, R. (2003) ‘Consensus and divergence in perceptions of cognitive strategic groups: evidence from the health care industry’, Strategic Organization, 1(2): 203–1230.