Chapter 3: Managerial engagement: a practice view on strategic management
We approach managerial action and strategic management from the perspective of practice theory. We focus particularly on how practice theory considers uncertainty as essential for understanding action, conceptualizes situated action as related to organizational phenomena, and addresses the specificities of management as being strategic, by exploring how managerial action enacts performances ‘at the edge’, based on repertoires of so-called ‘engagement regimes’ as organization-specific coordinate systems.
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