Modern Resource-Based Theory(ies)
SMG Working Paper No. 7/2010
43 Pages Posted: 14 Sep 2010
Date Written: September 10, 2010
We survey the resource-based view in strategic management, focusing on its roots in economics. We organize our discussion in terms of the Gavetti and Levinthal distinction between a “high church” and a “low church” resource-based view, and argue that these hitherto rather separate streams are increasingly overlapping.
Keywords: Competitive advantage, firm-level heterogeneity, resources
JEL Classification: D21, D23, D83, L25
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