Malan, Renee and Erwee, Ronel and Rose, Dennis M. (2009) The importance of individual mental models for strategic thinking in organisations. In: ANZAM 2009: Sustainable Management and Marketing, 1-4 Dec 2009, Melbourne, Australia.
This paper addresses the gap between mental model theory and strategic thinking theory. It presents a framework of core elements of strategic thinking to explore the link between these elements and mental models. The paper proposes that mental models could have a shaping effect on strategic thinking. It suggests that individual mental models can be developed and strategic thinking can be enhanced through organisational communication and organisational learning principles.
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|Additional Information:||Copyright 2009 The Author. Full papers available on CD-ROM of same title as published volume. Published volume only lists abstracts of all papers presented at conference.|
|Faculty / Department / School:||Historic - Faculty of Business - School of Management and Marketing|
|Date Deposited:||12 Jan 2010 00:59|
|Last Modified:||10 Sep 2014 00:56|
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||strategic management; strategy and cognition; strategic thinking; mental models; strategic decision-making|
|Fields of Research :||17 Psychology and Cognitive Sciences > 1701 Psychology > 170107 Industrial and Organisational Psychology
20 Language, Communication and Culture > 2001 Communication and Media Studies > 200105 Organisational, Interpersonal and Intercultural Communication
15 Commerce, Management, Tourism and Services > 1503 Business and Management > 150312 Organisational Planning and Management
|Socio-Economic Objective:||B Economic Development > 91 Economic Framework > 9104 Management and Productivity > 910402 Management|
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