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Strategy as Something that People Do

Strategizing Activities and Practices (SAP) is an open and inclusive community that is devoted to fostering research into the practice of strategy. Members of this community understand strategy as something that people in organizations do rather than something that firms in their markets have. Such an interest in the doing of strategy directs our attention to the myriad day-to-day activities on the micro-level that make up strategy in practice. Yet, at the same time it calls for an appreciation of the role of the macro-level institutions in shaping these strategizing activities: Strategists do not act in isolation but draw upon the regular, socially defined modes of acting that arise from the plural social institutions to which they belong (read more).

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  • Welcome to the SAP IG on Connect@AOM!

    Hi everyone,   on behalf of the executive team, I welcome you to the Strategizing Activities and Practices Interest Group's (SAP IG) web presence on Connect@AOM. It's been a month since the IG's website and listserv migrated as part of AOM's digital ... More
  • SAP IG 2019 Elections: Results

    Dear SAP members: A big thank you to each of the candidates standing for election. I am also extremely pleased to see a high level of participation (23%) in the election, placing SAP in the upper quartile within AOM (some Divisions’ participation levels ... More
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    Hi everyone, welcome to SAP's online community on Connect@AOM! As of today, you find the website of the Strategizing Activities and Practices Interest Group (SAP IG) as well as technologies that replace the SAP Listserv (see more below) at sap.aom.org. This ... More

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  • Announcing a Call for Papers for a Special Issue of Strategic Organization on " Temporal Work: The Strategic Organization of Time ;" Deadline: November 30, 2019 . Guest editors: Pratima Bansal, Juliane Reinecke, Roy Suddaby and Ann Langley ...

  • The Department of Management at HEC Montréal is recruiting a tenure track Professor in Strategic Management (Assistant, Associate or Full) starting June 1, 2020. Please note that the position is subject to budgetary approval. HEC Montréal:  Founded ...

  • Dear SAP members and friends, In preparation for the next newsletter, I am seeking  your contributions . Any topics that would be of interest to the SAP community are welcome, such as new publications or research topics or methods that you feel ...

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