Shared Sensemaking: The role of socio-collective sensemaking in the context of strategic change

Sarah Kieran

University of Limerick

Sarah lectures in Strategic and International HRM at the University of Limerick. Her research interests lie in the areas of strategy-as-practice, sensemaking and strategic change. Sarah previously worked in a number of senior management roles in Strategy and HRM in multi-national organisations.


Organisations continue to struggle with strategic change (Downs et al. 2006, Balogun and Hailey 2008). Interestingly, it has been shown that up to 50% of strategic decisions fail for reasons relating to their implementation... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Sarah Kieran (University of Limerick)
  2. Juliet Mac Mahon (University of Limerick)
  3. Sarah MacCurtain (University of Limerick)

Topic Area

Organisational Behaviour and Change


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