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BADM 549 C - Current Strategy Research - Corporate Strat Res

Campus: Urbana-Champaign

Description:

Seminar on current theoretical and empirical research relating to emerging areas of knowledge in the strategic management field. Reflecting the emphasis of current research on strategic and organizational phenomena, topics vary from year to year. Course Information: May be repeated in the same or separate terms to a maximum of 4 hours. Students may take multiple topics under the course designation, but can only take each topic once for credit towards degree requirements. Prerequisite: Ph.D. standing in BADM or consent of instructor.

Special Instructions:

Corporate strategy addresses the questions: (1) What businesses should the firm compete in; (2) How should it enter and/or exit these businesses; and (3) How should it manage these businesses- This course is built on two major premises: 1. The importance of foundational theory in strategy: Due to the applied, interdisciplinary nature of the field of strategic management, students must learn to appreciate the interplay between foundational literature from core disciplines and strategy applications (both in theoretical and empirical research). 2. The importance of depth in key areas of research in the field: In other seminars, you will be exposed to a broad range of ideas and their potential applications. This seminar, however, focuses on one of the foremost areas of investigation in the field: corporate strategy. My overriding goal is for you to become conversant with how research has developed with respect to the set of phenomena that together comprise this area of investigation, and t

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Number of Required Visit(s): 0

Course Level: Graduate

Credit: 2

Term(s): Fall


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