Central European Management Journal

What do we talk about when we talk about strategic renewal: a systematic literature review of 40 years of research

Ciszewska-Mlinaric, Mariola Wójcik, Piotr

Kozminski University

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Purpose – The purpose of this study is to synthesize the literature on the topic of strategic renewal by identifying the key dimensions of extant research and the connections between fragmented research domains.
Design/methodology/approach – This study applies systematic literature review to identify the level of consistency and generalizability of research findings across existing studies in a comprehensive manner.
Findings – This study identifies six main themes of strategic renewal in the extant literature: (1) antecedents, (2) initiation, (3) logic, (4) structure, (5) process and (6) outcomes of strategic renewal.
Research limitations/implications – By integrating the current streams of research, the review offers a conceptual model of strategic renewal that maps the current state of the research and provide insights into key themes for the future research.
Originality/value1 – This study, identifies connections between fragmented research domain and offers a conceptual framework of strategic renewal.


Journal Central European Management Journal 
Volume 31 
Issue 3 
Issue date 9/2023 
Type Article 
Language en
Pagination 416-441
DOI 10.1108/CEMJ-01-2023-0003
ISSN 2658-0845
eISSN 2658-2430