Background Note | HBS Case Collection | December 2005 (Revised February 2006)

How do firms change their strategies successfully?

by Jan W. Rivkin


The last of four module notes for students taking an advanced course on competitive strategy. Examines patterns that distinguish successful strategic change efforts from unsuccessful ones.

Keywords: Competitive Strategy;


Rivkin, Jan W. "How do firms change their strategies successfully?" Harvard Business School Background Note 706-434, December 2005. (Revised February 2006.)