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Senior leadership teams: characteristics and key functions enabling strategic agility

Wedell-Wedellsborg, M. E. and Greve, P. ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-2936-4399 (2022) Senior leadership teams: characteristics and key functions enabling strategic agility. In: Zaccaro, S., Hiller, N. and Klimoski, R. (eds.) Senior Leadership Teams and the Agile Organization. SIOP Organizational Frontiers. Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group. (In Press)

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This chapter examines the senior leadership team's role in the organisation and its contribution to strategic decision-making and agility. We develop a conceptual framework of strategic agility in senior leadership teams, proposing that a combination of distributed cognition and behavioural integration form the basis of an effective transactive memory system, which enables senior leadership teams to foster agility in firm-level decision-making. Further, using data from Fortune 500 Global senior leadership teams, we show how our conceptual framework can help to advance a more nuanced understanding of companies’ approaches to strategic agility in senior leadership teams.

Item Type:Book or Report Section
Refereed:No
Divisions:Henley Business School > International Business and Strategy
ID Code:108667
Publisher:Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group

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