Cognitive diversity among upper‐echelon executives: implications for strategic decision processes

@article{Miller1998CognitiveDA,
  title={Cognitive diversity among upper‐echelon executives: implications for strategic decision processes},
  author={C. C. Miller and L. Burke and W. Glick},
  journal={Strategic Management Journal},
  year={1998},
  volume={19},
  pages={39-58}
}
  • C. C. Miller, L. Burke, W. Glick
  • Published 1998
  • Business
  • Strategic Management Journal
  • Diversity among executives is widely assumed to influence a firm's strategic decision processes, but empirical research on this linkage has been virtually nonexistent. To partially fill the void, we drew upon three separate studies to examine the impact of executive diversity on comprehensiveness of strategic decision-making and extensiveness of strategic planning. Contrary to common assumptions of researchers and executives, our results suggest that executive diversity inhibits rather than… CONTINUE READING

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