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Guest Editorial: Sense Making, Dilemmas, and Solutions in Strategic Management


  • Arch G. Woodside

    (Carroll School of Management, Boston College, U.S.A.)

  • Arnoldo R. Camacho

    (Department of Finance, INCAE Business School, Costa Rica)

  • Lai, Wen-Hsiang

    (Graduate Institute of Management of Technology, Feng Chia University, Taiwan)


This introduction provides an overview of the motivation of this issue. It focuses on the conceptual frameworks and tools available to business managers that can be applied to deal with complex problems in an environment of increasing uncertainty and risk. The article concludes that innovative ways to find the basic structure of seemingly unstructured processes, combined with knowledge drawn from professional experience can facilitate the identification and selection of alternatives that lead to superior results.

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  • Arch G. Woodside & Arnoldo R. Camacho & Lai, Wen-Hsiang, 2013. "Guest Editorial: Sense Making, Dilemmas, and Solutions in Strategic Management," International Journal of Business and Economics, College of Business and College of Finance, Feng Chia University, Taichung, Taiwan, vol. 12(2), pages 91-95, December.
  • Handle: RePEc:ijb:journl:v:12:y:2013:i:2:p:91-95

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    1. Woodside, Arch G., 2012. "Incompetency training: Theory, practice, and remedies," Journal of Business Research, Elsevier, vol. 65(3), pages 279-293.
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