Title: Strategic management in times of crisis: the case of marble enterprises in the prefecture of Drama, Greece

Authors: Maria Tsertsi; George I. Zobolas

Addresses: School of Social Sciences, Hellenic Open University, Parodos Aristotelous 18, 26 335, Patra, Greece ' School of Social Sciences, Hellenic Open University, Parodos Aristotelous 18, 26 335, Patra, Greece

Abstract: The structure of the marble industry of Drama is outlined in terms of economic sector of activity and legal form and its main competitive advantage is outlined using commercial data in conjunction with the views of the industry leaders. The extent of application of strategic management principles by the companies while internationally expanding and coping with the crises as well as the degree of fit and contribution of the undertaken strategies to their overall efficiency, are evaluated.

Keywords: strategic management; marble companies management; marble enterprises management; Drama marble enterprises; Drama marble companies; Greece marble enterprises; Greece marble companies; Greece.

DOI: 10.1504/IJDSRM.2018.095091

International Journal of Decision Sciences, Risk and Management, 2018 Vol.8 No.1/2, pp.2 - 21

Received: 13 Jun 2016
Accepted: 03 Jun 2017

Published online: 26 Sep 2018 *

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