Acquiring IT Competencies through Focused Technology Acquisitions

@inproceedings{Kathuria2011AcquiringIC,
  title={Acquiring IT Competencies through Focused Technology Acquisitions},
  author={Abhishek Kathuria and Astrid Fontaine and Michael J. Prietula},
  booktitle={ICIS},
  year={2011}
}
In the turbulent information technology (IT) industry, firms need to continuously innovate to maintain or increase their competitiveness. Focused technology acquisitions provide a means to rapidly gain IT competencies and innovations. Research consistently identifies knowledge and culture as critical antecedents to success in these acquisitions. Since such studies are typically observational, these constructs have been considered independently and within limited parametric values. Incorporating… CONTINUE READING

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