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Jeff Hughes and Joe McDonagh

performance ( Leidner et al., 2011 ; Ravichandran and Lertwongsatien, 2005 ), as well as being a key enabler of business strategy ( Preston and Karahanna, 2006 ). IS strategy has been a significant concern for practice, dominating management agendas in recent decades ( Teubner, 2013 ) and becoming integral to business positioning and processes ( Stace et al., 2012 ). The specific purpose of this article is to elucidate the methodological approach employed to achieve the wider study’s goal. The strategy-as-practice (SAP) and SISP literature sets are the two core strands

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Dietrich H. Steude

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With the high pace of digital innovation processes the risk of digital disruption increases for industrial companies. However, the progress in industrial digitalization accelerates the decision processes and relieves management from routine work. It gives room for creative management challenges like change and innovation processes. Team-oriented methods like Design Thinking are becoming a crucial part of the innovation culture. Industrial leadership must find current ways that are linked to creativity and to a coordinated human interaction. The article ties together the relevant literature and innovative ideas of digital tools, agile methodology and consequences for a flexible organizational structure.

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Leonid Nakov and Igor Ivanovski

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The primary objective of the paper is to offer qualitative analysis based on the previous relevant theoretical and empirical work for the correlation between systematic and methodological implementation of organizational commitment throughout its learning capacity and organizational culture. The co-integration of the two critical issues stresses the significance and influence of contemporary and holistic models, such as, the OCTA-PACE model, and its convergence to High Commitment management Model (HCM), as highly important for organizational growth and competitiveness of business entities.

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Management of Organizations: Systematic Research

Organizacijų vadyba: sisteminiai tyrimai

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Laima Liukinevičienė and Jovita Vičienė

Methodology, Instruments, Institutions Case Study of Siberia // Region: Ekonomika i Sociologija. No 2, pp. 207–218. Prieiga per internetą: http://ecsocman.hse.ru/data/2010/06/30/1212816530/Seliverstov2.pdf 34. Smilga, E. (2005). Strateginės minties integravimo galimybės Lietuvoje. Politologija. Vilnius: Vilniaus universitetas. 35. Socialinės antropologijos centras (2018). Vytauto Didžiojo universitetas. Prieiga per internetą: http://antropologija.vdu.lt/apie-sac/darbuotojai/ ; http://anthropos.lt/ 36. Šiupšinskas , M. (2014). Kritiniai išmaniojo miesto

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Roberts Buks, Jelena Malahova, Valentina Urbane, Vladimirs Jemeļjanovs and Inese Vilcane

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The current article describes topics ranging from the respiratory physiology and the structure of compressed air breathing apparatus to the performance of practical training exercises in an unbreathable environment (hereinafter referred to as UE).

The State Fire and Rescue Service (hereinafter referred to as SFRS) also carries out regular training studies in the UE, but these studies lack the methodology.

The research results could be used as a basis for the implementation of theoretical and practical training methods/exercises when training the SFRS officers.

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Aidan Duane and Philip O’Reilly

translating social media data into strategy. Failure to create and enforce formal social media usage policies. Failure to establish metrics to measure social media ROI. Employee misuse/abuse. Over-zealous management control of social media. Failure to deliver social media training. Exposure to lawsuits and legal action. Methodology According to King and Kraemer (1984 : 474), ‘the goal of future research must be the creation of improved models that avoid the problems evident in the Nolan model’. Rocha (2012 : 200) agrees and asserts

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Patrick Gibbons, Sharkey Scott and Cormac Mac Fhionnlaoich

Management, 27(2), pp. 161-188 Hitt, M.A., Boyd, B.K. and Li, D. (2004) ‘The State of Strategic Management Research and a Vision for the Future’, in D.J. Ketchen and D.D. Bergh (eds) Research Methodology in Strategy and Management, Volume 1, pp. 1-31, Amsterdam: Elsevier. Hofer, C. and Schendel, D. (1978) Strategy Formulation: Analytical Concepts, West: St. Paul. Kenny, B. and Reedy, E. (2006) The Impact of Organisational Culture Factors on Innovation Levels in SMEs: An Empirical Investigation, Irish Journal of Management, 27

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Arthur Kearney, Denis Harrington and Felicity Kelliher

contemplate the proposed managerial capability for innovation model ( Figure 1 ) in a live setting. Methodology Five pilot interviews carried out with microtourism owners are undertaken in this interpretive research study. The research objective is premised on the study of managerial capability for innovation in microfirms such that innovation is socially constructed, and based on the perceptions of owner/managers ( Barrett and Sexton, 2006 ; Massa and Testa, 2008 ). The semi-structured interview places people in their social context and presents the

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Julius Ramanauskas, Rimantas Stašys and Francesco Contò

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The article analyses the obstacles of the cooperative movement in Lithuania and proposes new insights for the development of their activities. Analysis was based on and carried out using the Delphi survey methodological approach. The experience of a transnational Association of Producers Organisation “First International Association Fruit” was investigated as a relevant example. Suggestions for the development of Lithuanian cooperatives were worked out.