Contextualized explanation in strategy research

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Abstract

The methodology of contextualized explanation is ideal for answering “how” questions in strategy research. The majority of strategy research addresses “why” questions. It produces results that indicate the extent to which variables correlate with each other. Questions that start with “how” probe the arrows that link the boxes. What is it that actually happens that makes that one variable causally linked with another variable?
LanguageEnglish
Title of host publicationResearch Methods for Strategic Management
EditorsGiovanni Battista Dagnini, Maria Cristina Cincini
Pages78-96
StatePublished - 29 Oct 2015

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  • methodological
  • contextualism
  • process approach
  • Strategy

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Sminia, H. (2015). Contextualized explanation in strategy research. In G. B. Dagnini, & M. C. Cincini (Eds.), Research Methods for Strategic Management (pp. 78-96)
Sminia, Harry. / Contextualized explanation in strategy research. Research Methods for Strategic Management. editor / Giovanni Battista Dagnini ; Maria Cristina Cincini. 2015. pp. 78-96
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