Making Sense of the Resource-Based View?
Tywoniak, Stephane (2007) Making Sense of the Resource-Based View? In Solomon, George (Ed.) Academy of Management 2007 Annual Meeting: Doing Well By Doing Good, 3 – 8 August, Philadelphia, United States.
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The Resource Based View (RBV) of strategic management has been criticized for relying on inconsistent assumptions of rationality, and mutually inconsistent underlying hypotheses. In this paper, I outline how these critiques can be addressed by re-building RBV on a sense-making foundation. The core notions from sense-making of bounded cognition, retrospective sense-making, incrementalism, loose coupling, causal maps and organizational paradigm are introduced. These are then used to propose a re-construction of key RBV constructs, extending some conceptual discussions, and providing for a conceptually consistent formulation. Implications for the use of RBV as a theory and future research are discussed.
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|Item Type:||Conference Paper|
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|Keywords:||Change Management, Employee Attitudes, Turnover|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > COMMERCE MANAGEMENT TOURISM AND SERVICES (150000) > BUSINESS AND MANAGEMENT (150300) > Organisational Planning and Management (150312)|
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > COMMERCE MANAGEMENT TOURISM AND SERVICES (150000) > BUSINESS AND MANAGEMENT (150300) > International Business (150308)
|Divisions:||Current > Research Centres > Australian Centre for Business Research|
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > QUT Business School
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2007 Academy of Management|
|Deposited On:||05 Feb 2008|
|Last Modified:||03 Mar 2011 15:43|
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