Knowledge management systems and developing sustainable competitive advantage

Knowledge management systems and developing sustainable competitive advantage Recent literature in the strategic management field suggests that firms must learn to re‐bundle internal competencies and resources in order to maintain competitive advantages over time. Utilizing the resource‐based view of the firm and dynamic capabilities perspectives, this paper examines the roles that absorptive and transformative capacity play in organizational innovation, with specific emphasis placed on the role and effectiveness of knowledge management systems as a determinant of innovation practices. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Journal of Knowledge Management Emerald Publishing

Knowledge management systems and developing sustainable competitive advantage

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Publisher
Emerald Publishing
Copyright
Copyright © 2003 MCB UP Ltd. All rights reserved.
ISSN
1367-3270
DOI
10.1108/13673270310477342
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Abstract

Recent literature in the strategic management field suggests that firms must learn to re‐bundle internal competencies and resources in order to maintain competitive advantages over time. Utilizing the resource‐based view of the firm and dynamic capabilities perspectives, this paper examines the roles that absorptive and transformative capacity play in organizational innovation, with specific emphasis placed on the role and effectiveness of knowledge management systems as a determinant of innovation practices.

Journal

Journal of Knowledge ManagementEmerald Publishing

Published: May 1, 2003

Keywords: Organisational learning; Competitive advantage; Information systems; Resource management

References

  • Human Capital
    Becker, G.S.
  • Strategic resources: traits, configurations, and paths to sustainable competitive advantage
    Black, J.; Boal, K.
  • Resource recombinations in the firm: knowledge structures and the potential for schumpeterian innovation
    Galunic, D.C.; Rodan, S.
  • Transformative capacity: continual structuring by intertemporal technology transfer
    Garud, R.; Nayyar, P.
  • Specialization of environmental scanning activities among upper level executives
    Hambrick, D.
  • Dynamic capabilities and strategic management
    Teece, D.; Pisano, G.; Shuen, A.

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