This paper makes a theoretical assertion that strategic decisions are deterministic and apriori cognitive programs, internalized by human actors through an epistemic context, generated by culturally contingent conditions. It is argued that, a pervasive worldview reverberates underneath the seemingly calm strategic attitude of the managerial leadership and, consequently shapes the grammar of managerial praxis. The leaders during their strategic engagements choose to decide on the basis of this deeply ingrained language of their respective worldviews, which have grown out of the collective symbolic knowledge of their respective societies. By analyzing three examples one each from society, economy and politics, which have become profoundly interlocked spheres of human societies in the unfolding millennium, we intend to demonstrate the validity of the foregoing assertion.
Epistemic context, Strategic decisions, Worldview, Grammar of managerial praxis
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Raza, A., & Murad, H. S. (2010). Epistemic context of strategic decisions - interpreting the grammar of managerial praxis. Business Review, 5(1), 149-158. Retrieved from https://ir.iba.edu.pk/businessreview/vol5/iss1/10
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