Knowledge-Based Value Creation Dynamics in the IT Sector
In an economy characterized by rapid change, continuous innovation and high intensity and dynamism of competition, the analysis of strategy and competitive advantage has shifted from the more aggregate competitive forces to the idea that firms are essentially different and compete on the basis of their specific physical, human and organizational resources. The key to this new view of the firm as a collection of resources both human and material is understanding the relationships between resources, capabilities, competitive advantage, and profitability, in particular, an understanding of the mechanisms through which competitive advantage can be sustained over time. Even if knowledge assets have been widely recognized as the firm's main value drivers, little guidance is provided of how these unique attributes affect the firm's profitability and its overall performance. Through a case study research in the IT sector, this chapter provides empirical evidence as regards such interdependencies and analyzes the effects of knowledge asset dynamics on firm's performance and value creation mechanisms.
|This chapter was published in: Karim Moustaghfir , , pages 309-326, 2011.|
|This item is provided by International School for Social and Business Studies, Celje, Slovenia in its series Knowledge as Business Opportunity: Proceedings of the Management, Knowledge and Learning International Conference 2011 with number 309-326.|
|Contact details of provider:|| Web page: http://www.issbs.si|
When requesting a correction, please mention this item's handle: RePEc:isv:mklp11:309-326. See general information about how to correct material in RePEc.
For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: (Goran Dakovic)
If you have authored this item and are not yet registered with RePEc, we encourage you to do it here. This allows to link your profile to this item. It also allows you to accept potential citations to this item that we are uncertain about.
If references are entirely missing, you can add them using this form.
If the full references list an item that is present in RePEc, but the system did not link to it, you can help with this form.
If you know of missing items citing this one, you can help us creating those links by adding the relevant references in the same way as above, for each refering item. If you are a registered author of this item, you may also want to check the "citations" tab in your profile, as there may be some citations waiting for confirmation.
Please note that corrections may take a couple of weeks to filter through the various RePEc services.