Political environments and business strategy: Implications for managers

Gerald Keim, Amy Hillman

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Globalization leads to increased business opportunities and changing rules of the game. Different institutional settings and different organizational players continuously shape business opportunities through different public policy processes operating in various locales. Herein, we develop a framework, based on the work of Nobel laureate Douglas North, which enables managers to determine essential considerations of public policy arenas where they may operate or consider operating.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)47-53
Number of pages7
JournalBusiness Horizons
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 2008


  • Business strategy
  • Globalization
  • Governments
  • Public policy

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Business and International Management
  • Marketing


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