Mapping the ideas of Professor Sidney Winter

One of my most favorite courses in the first year as a doctoral student was the Foundations of Strategy and Organizations. Created and taught by Professor Gabriel Szulanski, this course was an introduction to over a century of research in management, economics and sociology. Its aim was to give a solid foundation and provide a context necessary to fully understand the immense body of research that followed. Every week we were required to read five to seven books, summarize them, and create a small mental map that captured the key concepts and showed how they relate to each other. This mapping of ideas was one of the most useful exercises I did in my first year. At the end of the course, Prof

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