Off to Plan or Out to Lunch? Relationships between Design Characteristics and Outcomes of Strategy Workshops
作者: Mark P. HealeyGerard P. HodgkinsonRichard WhittingtonGerry Johnson
作者单位: 1Manchester Business School University of Manchester Manchester M13 9QH UK
2 Warwick Business School University of Warwick Coventry CV4 7AL UK
3 Saïd Business School Park End Street Oxford OX1 1HP UK
4 Lancaster University Management School Lancaster University Lancaster LA1 4YX UK
刊名: British Journal of Management, 2015, Vol.26 (3), pp.507-528
来源数据库: Wiley Journal
DOI: 10.1111/1467-8551.12038
原始语种摘要: Strategy workshops, also known as away days, strategy retreats and strategic ‘off‐sites’, have become widespread in organizations. However, there is a shortage of theory and evidence concerning the outcomes of these events and the factors that contribute to their effectiveness. Adopting a design science approach, in this paper we propose and test a multidimensional model that differentiates the effects of strategy workshops in terms of organizational, interpersonal and cognitive outcomes. Analysing survey data on over 650 workshops, we demonstrate that varying combinations of four basic design characteristics – clarity of goals and purpose, routinization, stakeholder involvement and cognitive effort – predict differentially these three distinct types of outcomes. Calling into question...
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  • strategy 战略
  • between 在中间
  • strategic 战略的
  • routinization 常规化
  • discuss 议论
  • purpose 目的
  • integrating 集成
  • terms 术语
  • design 设计
  • approach