Advancing strategy and organization research in concert: Towards an integrated model?


Strategic Organization

August 2012, vol. 10, n°3, pp.297-303

Departments: Strategy & Business Policy, GREGHEC (CNRS)

Keywords: Bounded rationality, Rational choice theory, Strategic planning, Organizational research, Organizational sociology

The article discusses the impact of combining institutional and strategic research. The two type of research share common assumptions, which is the locally bounded rationality of agents. Despite the development seen in strategy research over the years, it still suffers from two shortcomings which include difficulties working with macro-dynamics. The author concludes that commonalities seen in both research types could find a resolution in other paradigm