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Resource interaction in inter-organizational networks: Foundations, comparison, and a research agenda

  • Baraldi, Enrico
  • Gressetvold, Espen
  • Harrison, Debbie
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    The focus of this article is on discussing the foundations, conceptual development, and implications of resource interaction in inter-organizational networks. The article conceptualizes and classifies resources before discussing how resource interfaces enable to utilize, manage, and change resources. In doing so it provides a set of basic principles as to how resources interact at a network level, or how firms combine, develop, mobilize, and manage resources over time. This is in strong contrast to a focus on the acquisition, accumulation, and exchange of resources by the firm. The article further provides a comparison with two other research streams, the Resource-Based view (RBV) and the Service-Dominant logic (S-D logic), in order to better position this perspective on inter-organizational resource interaction. It concludes by discussing an agenda for further research.

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    Volume (Year): 65 (2012)
    Issue (Month): 2 ()
    Pages: 266-276

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