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Configuring Capabilities for Integrated Solutions: Evidence from the IT Sector

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  • Federica Ceci
  • Andrea Prencipe

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This paper investigates the way that firms' environmental context and organizational structure influence their strategic choices and lead to different capabilities configurations. Drawing on contingency theory and the resource-based view, we explore integrated solutions—an emerging business model in which firms bundle products and services—in the IT sector, which is a particularly appropriate context due to its novelty, high-technology characteristics and implications for capabilities development. This study contributes to research and practice by identifying how organizational and environmental/market factors co-evolve with firms' strategy and how firms' distinct strategic decisions lead to differences in capabilities configurations.

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  • Federica Ceci & Andrea Prencipe, 2008. "Configuring Capabilities for Integrated Solutions: Evidence from the IT Sector," Industry and Innovation, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 15(3), pages 277-296.
  • Handle: RePEc:taf:indinn:v:15:y:2008:i:3:p:277-296
    DOI: 10.1080/13662710802040879
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    1. Ceci, Federica & Prencipe, Andrea, 2013. "Does Distance Hinder Coordination? Identifying and Bridging Boundaries of Offshored Work," Journal of International Management, Elsevier, vol. 19(4), pages 324-332.
    2. Jacob, Frank & Kleipaß, Ulrich & Pohl, Alexander, 2014. "Nature and role of customer satisfaction in the solution business," European Management Journal, Elsevier, vol. 32(3), pages 487-498.

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