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Resource-Based Theory

Creating and Sustaining Competitive Advantage

Jay B. Barney and Delwyn N. Clark

April 2007

ISBN: 9780199277698

336 pages
Paperback
234x156mm

In Stock

Price: £39.49

The 'Resource-Based View of the Firm' has emerged as one of the dominant perspectives used in strategic management. It addresses the fundamental research question of strategic management: Why it is that some firms persistently outperform others? Resource-Based Theory provides a considered overview of this theory from one of its key thinkers.

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The 'Resource-Based View of the Firm' has emerged as one of the dominant perspectives used in strategic management. It addresses the fundamental research question of strategic management: Why it is that some firms persistently outperform others? Resource-Based Theory provides a considered overview of this theory from one of its key thinkers.

  • One of the leading exponents of the resource-based view of the firm assesses the perspective
  • Reviews the approach's influence and applications in research, teaching, and practice
  • A holistic and in-depth examination

About the Author(s)

Jay B. Barney, Professor of Management and Human Resources, and Chase Chair for Excellence in Corporate Strategy, the Fisher College of Business, Ohio State University, and Delwyn N. Clark, Associate Professor, and Executive Director of Research, Waikato Management School, University of Waikato

Table of Contents

    Part I: RESOURCE-BASED THEORY
    1: The strategic management question and the emergence of resource-based theory
    2: Strategic factor markets and competitive advantage
    3: Firm resources and sustained competitive advantage
    Part II: RBT AND ORGANIZATIONAL CAPABILITIES
    4: Culture as a source of sustained competitive advantage
    5: Trust as a source of sustained competitive advantage
    6: Trust as a source of sustained competitive advantage
    7: Information technology as a source of sustained competitive advantage
    Part III: RBT AND ORGANIZATIONAL STRATEGIES
    8: Resource-based theory and vertical integration
    9: Resource-based theory and corporate diversification
    10: Resource-based theory and mergers and acquisitions
    Part IV: RBT: THE RESEARCH FRONTIER
    11: Resource-based theory: empirical research
    12: The future of resource-based theory

Reviews

"'This book is a tour de force by Barney and Clark, demonstrating the incredible impact of this work on the development of resource-based theory. It presents resource-based thoery as a vibrant area of research, with far-reaching implications, applicability, and an ever-expanding frontier.'" - Margaret Peteraf, professor of Strategic Management and Organization, Tuck School of Business, Dartmouth College

"'In this important book, Jay Barney and Delwyn Clark show how resources and markets interact to yield superior firm performance. Students, scholars and practitioners who seek to understand current resource-based thinking will find this essential reading.'" - Anita M. McGahan, Everett W. Lord Distinguished Faculty Scholar and Professor of Strategy & Policy, Boston University School of Management

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