California Management Review
California Management Review is a premier academic management journal published at UC Berkeley
by Stéphane J. G. Girod, Julian Birkinshaw, and Christiane Prange
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The need for business agility, that is, the capacity to adapt to changing external circumstances (and even to shape them), is high on the agenda of executives around the world, as they face up to increasing levels of uncertainty. But uncertainty still abounds about what business agility is, and most executives still struggle to master this capability. The introduction to this special issue reviews what we know and still do not know about business agility and introduces the six articles and suggests a path for more research.