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Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xviii
  2. Oluwaseun E. Adegbite, Antonis C. Simintiras, Yogesh K. Dwivedi, Kemefasu Ifie
    Pages 1-9
  3. Oluwaseun E. Adegbite, Antonis C. Simintiras, Yogesh K. Dwivedi, Kemefasu Ifie
    Pages 11-26
  4. Oluwaseun E. Adegbite, Antonis C. Simintiras, Yogesh K. Dwivedi, Kemefasu Ifie
    Pages 27-48
  5. Oluwaseun E. Adegbite, Antonis C. Simintiras, Yogesh K. Dwivedi, Kemefasu Ifie
    Pages 49-80
  6. Oluwaseun E. Adegbite, Antonis C. Simintiras, Yogesh K. Dwivedi, Kemefasu Ifie
    Pages 81-94
  7. Oluwaseun E. Adegbite, Antonis C. Simintiras, Yogesh K. Dwivedi, Kemefasu Ifie
    Pages 95-125
  8. Oluwaseun E. Adegbite, Antonis C. Simintiras, Yogesh K. Dwivedi, Kemefasu Ifie
    Pages 127-138
  9. Back Matter
    Pages 139-167

About this book

Introduction

This book explores how enterprises adapt to challenges in their business environments. It focuses on the critical elements within organisations that every executive must address in order to remain competitive. It takes a pluralist approach in trying to broaden our knowledge on organisational adaptations. It also offers an exploratory delve into existing literature of organisational study. This is biased for content, context and process framework and processual analytic approach in order to identify, determine, understand the intricacies of adaptations going on in various business organisations. The book also includes a case study of how Kodak and Fujifilm responded to digitalisation of photographic film industry, which is an example of major adaptation change. Many global brands are often contending with similar issues and real life challenges.  Simply put, today’s business environment demands a new way of doing business that challenges brand’s existing core business philosophy.

Organisations are ‘individual’ entities in their own rights. Businesses have devised ways of surviving their environments. They do this by downsizing, merger and acquisition, business ecosystems, other forms of collaborations and strategic alliances. While this is true, current research works into generic predictors and/or concepts that enhance the transformation process are scarce. It is particularly important to align the theories and concepts of organisational adaptations with realities in the business environment. This book delves deep and explains adaptations in organisations, but also offers insight for how executives can adapt and thrive in their dynamic business environments. 

Keywords

Organisational Adaptations Organizational Adaptations Strategic Choice Theory Adaptive Behaviour Adaptive Behavior Entrepreneurial Orientation Resource Dependence Theory Dynamic Capabilities Integrated Market Orientation

Authors and affiliations

  • Oluwaseun E. Adegbite
    • 1
  • Antonis C. Simintiras
    • 2
  • Yogesh K. Dwivedi
    • 3
  • Kemefasu Ifie
    • 4
  1. 1.School of ManagementSwansea UniversitySwanseaUnited Kingdom
  2. 2.College of Business AdministrationGulf University for Science and TechnologyHawallyKuwait
  3. 3.Emerging Markets Research Centre (EMaRC), School of ManagementSwansea UniversitySwanseaUnited Kingdom
  4. 4.School of Business and EconomicsLoughborough UniversityLoughboroughUnited Kingdom

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-63510-1
  • Copyright Information The Author(s) 2018
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Business and Management
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-63509-5
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-63510-1
  • Series Print ISSN 2191-5482
  • Series Online ISSN 2191-5490
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