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The Resource-Based Theory of Competitive Advantage: Implications for Strategy Formulation
Constructs an analytical framework for a resource-based approach to strategy formulation. There are five stages in this framework: analyze resources, appraise capabilities, analyze competitiveExpand
Prospering in Dynamically-competitive Environments: Organisational Capability as Knowledge Creation
Unstable market conditions caused by innovation and increasing intensity and diversity of competition have resulted in organizational capabilities rather than served markets becoming the primaryExpand
Contemporary Strategy Analysis
Preface. PART I INTRODUCTION. 1 The Concept of Strategy. Introduction and Objectives. The Role of Strategy in Success. The Basic Framework for Strategy Analysis. A Brief History of Business Strategy.Expand
Strategic planning in a turbulent environment: evidence from the oil majors
The long-running debate between the ‘rational design’ and ‘emergent process’ schools of strategy formation has involved caricatures of firms' strategic planning processes, but little empiricalExpand
A Knowledge Accessing Theory of Strategic Alliances
The emerging knowledge-based view of the firm offers new insight into the causes and management of interfirm alliances. However, the development of an effective knowledge-based theory of allianceExpand
Contemporary Strategy Analysis: Concepts, Techniques, Applications
The concepts of strategy industrial analysis - assessing profit prospects intra-industry analysis - segmentation and competitor appraisal analyzing resources and capabilities the nature and sourcesExpand
The knowledge-based view of the firm: Implications for management practice
W HAT IS DIFFERENT ABOUT MANAGING THE ‘postindustrial’ enterprise in a ‘knowledge-based economy’? A stream of recent management books1-5 outline some of the implications of knowledge-based work andExpand
Multinationality and Performance among British Manufacturing Companies
Over the period 1972–84, profitability among 304 large, British manufacturing companies was positively related to their degree of multinationality. Moreover, increases in overseas production wereExpand