Practitioner publications on strategy and strategic change



G. Johnson, Strategic Transformations: Changing While Winning, (with M. Hensmans & G. Yip), 2013, Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke ISBN: 978 1137 26845-7

G. Johnson, Strategy as Practice: Research Directions and Resources, (with A. Langley, L. Melin and R. Whittington), 2007, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, ISBN: 0521681561

G. Johnson, The Exceptional Manager, Oxford University Press, Oxford, (with R. Delbridge and L. Gratton), 2006. ISBN: 

G. Johnson, 1987.  Strategic Change and the Management Process. Basil Blackwell


Journal articles

Friesl, M. and Silberzahn, R. (2012). Challenges in establishing global collaboration: Temporal, strategic and operational decoupling. Long Range Planning, 45, 160-181

Johnson, G. and Yip, G. (2007). Transforming strategy, Business Strategy Review, 18(1), 11-15

Johnson, G. (2006). The role of strategy workshops in strategy development processes: formality, communication, co-ordination and inclusion, (with G.P. Hodgkinson, R. Whittington, and M. Schwarz), Long Range Planning, 39(5), 479-496

Mason, K. and Harris, L.C. (2005). Pitfalls in evaluating market orientation: an exploration of executives interpretations, Long Range Planning, 38(4), 373-391

Johnson, G. (1992). Managing strategic change - strategy, culture and action, Long Range Planning, 25(1), 28-36


Yakis-Douglas, B., Angwin, D.N., Ahn, K., Meadows, M. (2016) Opening M&A strategy to investors: Predictors and outcomes of transparency during organizational transition, Long Range Planning, forthcoming.

Angwin, D. N. and Meadows, M. (2015) New integration strategies for post-acquisition management, Long Range Planning, 48(4): 235-251, August. DOI: 10.1016/j.lrp.2014.04.001.

Angwin, D. N. and Meadows, M. (2013) Acquiring poorly performing companies during economic recession: Insights into post-acquisition management. Journal Of General Management, 38 (1): 1-24. Autumn.

Gomes, E., Angwin, D. N., Weber, Y., Tarba, S. (2013) Critical success factors through the Mergers and Acquisitions process: revealing pre- and post- M&A connections for improved performance, Thunderbird International Business Review, Wiley, 55 (1): 13-35 Jan-Feb.

Angwin, D.N., Meadows, M. and Yakis-Douglas, B. (2012) The power of reputation in strategic communications, Reputation, Oxford University, 4, 3.

Angwin, D.N. and Powell, T. (2012) One Size Does Not Fit All: Four Archetypes of the Chief Strategy Officer”, MIT Sloan Management Review, 54 (1).

Angwin, D. N. (2012) All the right connections, Strategy Magazine, Strategic Planning Society, March, 28: 18 – 22

Angwin, D. N. and Paroutis, S. (2009) Connecting up Strategy:  Are Senior Strategy Directors (SSDs) a missing link? California Management Review, 51 (3): 74-94. Spring.

Angwin, D. N. and Meadows (2009) The Choice of Insider or Outsider Top Executives in Acquired Companies, Long Range Planning , 42 (3): 359 – 389.

Angwin, D. N., Stern, P. and Bradley, S. (2004) The Target CEO in a hostile takeover: Agency or Stewardship – can the condemned agent be redeemed? Long Range Planning, 37 (3): 239-257.

Angwin, DN and Paroutis, S. (2009) Down, but not out! – M&A during recession, Business and Economy, Planman Media.

Angwin D. N. and Paroutis, S, (2008) The Strategy Director: front-line soldier or reserve general?', Strategic Innovators, April Issue.

Angwin, D. N. (2005) Strategic Management Texts, Review article, Times Higher Education Supplement, The Times, November.

Angwin, D. N. (2004) Speed in M&A integration: the first 100 days, European Management Journal, 22 (4): 418-430

Cummings, S. and Angwin, D. N. (2004) The future shape of strategy: Lemmings and Chimeras, Academy of Management Executive, 18 (2): 1-16.

Angwin, D. N. (2003) The paradox of M&As: if so many fail, why do they still happen?Eclectic Journal of the Institute of Bankers, 13, 21-26

Angwin, D.N. (2002) Structural Instability in MBOs, Institute of Bankers Magazine, Spring 2002, 16 pages,

Angwin, D. N. (2001) Analyzing structural instability in MBOsEclectic: Journal of the Institute of Bankers, 8, 16-20

Angwin, D. N. and Contardo, I. (1999) Unleashing Cerberus - don’t let your MBOs turn on themselves, Long Range Planning, October, 32 (5): 494-504. Impact Factor 2.111

Angwin, D.N. and Ernst and Young Consultants (1998) MBOs: no guaranteed riches, Ernst and Young, February

Angwin, D. N. (1998) Top manager type and post-acquisition change, les cahiers du management, ESC, Toulouse, France.

Angwin, D. N. and Ernst & Young Consultants (1997) The first 90 days, Ernst and Young

Angwin, D. N. and Savill, B (1997) Strategic Perspectives on European cross-border acquisitions - a view from top European executives, European Management Journal, 15 (4): 423 - 435

Angwin, D. N. (1997) Re-evaluating acquisitions, The Scotsman, August

Angwin, D. N., Wensley, R. and Ernst & Young Consultants (1995)  Key Success Factors in Acquisition Management, Ernst and Young

Angwin, D. N. (1996) After the fall, Management Today, April pp56-58

Angwin, D. N. and Ernst and Young Consultants (1996) European Acquisitions: getting it right, Ernst and Young


Book chapters

Fahy, K., García-Rosell, J-C. and Moisander, J. (2011). A multi-stakeholder perspective on creating and managing strategies for sustainable marketing and product development. In Readings and Cases in Sustainable Marketing: A Strategic Approach to Social Responsibility, edited by M.J. Polonsky, C.D’Souza & M.Taghian

Johnson, G. Strategy workshops and "away-days" as ritual, (with N. Bourque), (2008). The Oxford Handbook of Organizational Decision Making, (eds) Hodgkinson G.P. and Starbuck W.H., Oxford University Press, Oxford, ISBN: 9780199290468

Hassett, M., E., Vincze, Z., Urs, U., Angwin, D.N., Nummela, N., Zettinig, P. (2016) Cross-border mergers and acquisitions from India – Motives and integration strategies of Indian acquirers. In Marinova, S. et al. (eds) Value Creation in International Business, Volume 1: A MNC Perspective. Palgrave MacMillan: London (forthcoming)

Gomes, E., Angwin, D.N., Peter, E., and Mellahi, K. (2013) ‘HR Issues and Outcomes in Domestic Mergers and Acquisitions: A Study of the Nigerian Banking Sector.’ In Effective People Management in Africa, Chapter1, Newenham-Kahindi, A., Kamoche, K. N., Chizema, A. and Mellahi, K. (eds) Palgrave Macmillan. ISBN 978-0-230-35491-3