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    Maps for Managers: Where are we? Where do we go from here?

    Fiol, C. Marlene and Huff, Anne Sigismund (1992) Maps for Managers: Where are we? Where do we go from here? Journal of Management Studies, 29 (3). ISSN 0022-2380

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    Research on managerial cognition in general, and on cognitive mapping in particular, is receiving a great deal of attention in Europe and the US, but the work being done is currently disparate and loosely coupled. Furthermore, the development of maps as a decision aid has tended to focus on specific sub-areas of cognition. In this article we argue that the broad strategic concerns of managers require a portfolio of different kinds of cognitive maps. The interactions among these maps are as important as the functions of each one separately. We develop a framework for classifying cognitive maps and argue for the importance of managing multiple maps.

    Item Type: Article
    Keywords: Maps for Managers;
    Academic Unit: Faculty of Social Sciences > School of Business
    Item ID: 5744
    Depositing User: Anne Huff
    Date Deposited: 29 Jan 2015 12:29
    Journal or Publication Title: Journal of Management Studies
    Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
    Refereed: Yes
    Use Licence: This item is available under a Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial Share Alike Licence (CC BY-NC-SA). Details of this licence are available here

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