, Volume 18, Issue 4, pp 921-927
Date: 02 Nov 2012

Special issue on “Corporate governance and strategic management in different contexts: fostering interchange of a crucial relationship”

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The goal of this special issue is to enhance the understanding of the relationship between corporate governance and strategic management in different institutional contexts and to promote additional research in this area.

In this vein, the five papers included here collectively intend to investigate the relationships (and the mechanisms that control it) between the strategic function (i.e., which defines the firm’s strategy and oversees its implementation) and the governance function (i.e., the congruence assessment between the firm strategy selected and the interests of the ownership and of other relevant stakeholders represented in the board of directors and the effectiveness appraisal of managerial and entrepreneurial action) from various real world experiences extracted from three continents (America, Europe, and Asia), such as the US, the Italian, the Japanese, the Spanish, and the Polish systems as well as from regulated and unregulated industries (see Kaczmarek et al. forthcoming ...