Strategic selection: matching executives to business conditions.

@article{Gerstein1983StrategicSM,
  title={Strategic selection: matching executives to business conditions.},
  author={Mark. Gerstein and H Reisman},
  journal={Sloan management review},
  year={1983},
  volume={24 2},
  pages={33-49}
}
Each business situation requires that executives have a specific set of management skills and characteristics to make the business successful. As businesses adapt their strategies and organizational structures to a changing environment, this set of managerial characteristics must also change: a company may discover its executives are not as suited to manage under the new conditions as they were under the old. The authors contend that executive selection should be linked to strategy, and they… CONTINUE READING