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Published by Sloan School of Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English


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Other titlesStrategy research, The concept of fit in., Fit in strategy research, The concept of.
Statementby N. Venkatraman.
SeriesWorking paper / Alfred P. Sloan School of Management -- WP 1830-86, Working paper (Sloan School of Management) -- 1830-86.
ContributionsSloan School of Management.
The Physical Object
Pagination[47] p. :
Number of Pages47
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Open LibraryOL17942912M
OCLC/WorldCa18213361

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Matching an organization's strategy and structure to explain firm performance is one of the fundamental insights in strategic management literature. Successful organizations achieve strategic fit and support their strategy with appropriate structures and processes, while less successful firms typically exhibit poorer fit. In endeavoring to increase the quality of design, Toshiba has outlined a concept of “perceived quality,” and evaluates designs on the basis of achieving a higher level of perceived quality. We defined six indices from the result of the image research into the design by the user. cept of fit in strategy research is discussed. The concept of "fit," rooted in the population ecology model and in the contingency theory tradi-tion (Van de Ven, ), has served as the central thrust to the development of middle range theories in many management disciplines. Specifically, in the organization theory and strategic management fields. The Concept of Fit in Strategy Research: Toward Verbal and Statistical Correspondence. N. Venkatraman.

Abstract. Although the concept of “fit” appears to be a central theme in strategy literature, it has been inadequately defined as it relates to strategic management. A conceptual scheme based on two underlying dimensions—the conceptualization of fit and the domain of fit—is proposed to highlight differences among six schools of by: Thus the question appears whether the concept of strategic fit, demanding companies to stick to a certain strategy and its respective structure [6], still works and enhances a firm’s performance. Therefore the objective of this thesis is to analyze the concept of strategic fit and to examine the different research streams. Initially proposed for non-family firms, the concept of strategic fit states that an alignment between a firm's strategy and structure results in superior performance.   The Conceptual Scheme of „Fit“ Paper focus: concept of fit in strategic management “Fit”: “a matching or aligning of organizational resources with environmental opportunities and threats” Two dimensions: Conceptionalization of fit in strategy The Domain of fit 6.

Basic Strategy Concepts Learning Objectives After reading and studying this chapter, you should be able to: • Explain the difference between the strategic initiatives and operating activities of a health care organization. • List the numerous benefits that an organization receives from the practice of strategic planning and management. Dimensions of fit refers to the way variables are defined in a research effort. DIMENSIONS OF FIT. In evaluating an empirical study, it is important to know what is being mea- sured. In research related to the concept of fit, the major variables are: strategy, environment, and Size: KB. the concepts of fit and flexibility in the strategic human resource management in order to attain sustainable competitive advantage Article (PDF Available) in Strategic Management Journal May. The Concept of Fit in Strategy Research: Toward Verbal and Statistical Correspondence. N. VenkatramanCited by: