IT-Enabled Organizational Agility and Firms' Sustainable Competitive Advantage

  title={IT-Enabled Organizational Agility and Firms' Sustainable Competitive Advantage},
  author={V. Sambamurthy and Kwok Kee Wei and Kai H. Lim and Daniel Lee},
By reflecting on the polymorphous aspects of firms’ strategic responses to environmental dynamics, we differentiate two distinctive types of agility, namely, entrepreneurial agility (anticipating and proactive) and adaptive agility (sensing and reactive). In this light, we investigate how and why firms’ IT and operational capabilities can enable these two types of agility, thereby leading to sustainable competitive advantage. To empirically validate the proposed model, we conducted a large… CONTINUE READING
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