A class of decisions, asset mix decisions made by pension fund managers, which exhibit characteristics of both programmed and strategic choices is examined in this paper. The decisions are classified using the scheme developed by Mintzberg et al., (1976) to highlight the circumstances under which strategic decisions may be programmed. The types of strategic decisions which lend themselves to programming are considered. The advantages and disadvantages of programming strategic decisions are also discussed. Copyright

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Persistent URL dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-8551.1994.tb00170.x
Journal British Journal of Management
Cray, D, Haines, G.H. (George H.), & Mallory, G.R. (Geoffrey R.). (1994). Programmed Strategic Decision Making: The View From Mintzberg's Window. British Journal of Management, 5(3), 191–204. doi:10.1111/j.1467-8551.1994.tb00170.x