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Solution providers’ strategic capabilities
Purpose – Drawing on the resource-based view of the firm, this study analyzes solution providers’ strategic capabilities that facilitate above-average returns. Design/methodology/approach – The study applies a qualitative ...
Modeling manufacturer's capabilities for the Internet of Things
Purpose - The study identifies a s abilities to develop, build, sell and deliver IoT services. Design/methodology/approach - A qualitative comparative case method that uses multiple sources of data, including executive ...
Business models in servitization
This chapter sheds light on the different business models of manufacturing companies that have servitized their business operations. This chapter presents four distinctive yet simultaneously pursued business models for ...
Exposing the Contested Frames in Strategy Work : Using Visuals to Bridge the Contested Frames
(Academy of Management, 2018-07-09)
There is scant research that pinpoints to the influence framing contests exerts on the sense-making phase of strategy work. Contrary to the foregoing literature on SAP, this paper attempts to draw attention to the conflicts ...
Interplay of strategic orientations in the development of smart solutions
This study investigates the different strategic orientations available for technology companies that provide smart solutions to their clients. We conceptualize eight archetypes of approaches employed by technology companies ...
A configurational approach to servitization : review and research directions
By acknowledging the full complexity of the phenomenon of servitization and its manifold drivers and outcomes, we extend the current literature through a configurational perspective, the aim of which is to understand the ...
Developing and validating a multi-dimensional scale for operationalizing industrial service offering
Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to develop a new scale for measuring the scope (i.e. breadth and depth) of industrial service offering. Design/methodology/approach – The scale and its constructs are developed by ...
Open strategy in a smart city
(Carleton University, 2019-09-01)
To attract new companies and a talented workforce in a way that increases income streams, cities are searching for strategic capabilities by using a variety of strategic practices. The present study participates in the ...
Supply chain ambidexterity and manufacturing SME performance : the moderating roles of network capability and strategic information flow
Organizational ambidexterity is the simultaneous act of exploiting existing competences and exploring new opportunities. Prior studies suggest that resource-constrained SMEs cannot successfully pursue simultaneous ...
Strategy map of servitization
By representing the servitization of three leading corporations via a strategy map, this multiple-case study discusses how the strategic logic of servitization can be explained by linking the key practices adopted by ...