Aino Halinen

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The traditional strategic management theories have strong emphasis on accumulating and controlling resources within a single firm. However, the shift towards increasingly networked business environments raises a question whether these theories can still be considered as valid. Most organizations have limitations in terms of resources they can possess(More)
This paper focuses on customer knowledge creation in strategic business networks. We suggest that different knowledge creation processes require different types of interaction between companies. Based on this idea and drawing on literature from organizational learning, strategic networks and the IMP industrial network approach we propose an analytical(More)
The markets-as-networks theorists contend, either explicitly or tacitly, the significance of business relationships for the focal firm – that is, business relationships contribute somewhat to the focal firm’s survival and growth. I do not deny the possible existence of significant business relationships but sustain, in contrast to the consensus within the(More)
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