Linking resource acquisition and development processes to resource-based advantage : bricolage and the resource-based view
Steffens, Paul R., Senyard, Julienne M., & Baker, Ted (2009) Linking resource acquisition and development processes to resource-based advantage : bricolage and the resource-based view. In 6th AGSE International Entrepreneurship Research Exchange, 4-6 Feb 2009, University of Adelaide, Adelaide. (Unpublished)
We investigate the relationship between bricolage – an approach to a firm’s resource development – and the firm’s strategic resource position as depicted by the resource-based view (RBV). The RBV is concerned with the resource characteristics of firms that lead to sustainable competitive advantage. Alternatively, bricolage is a process of resource use and development characterised by using resources at hand, recombining resources and making do. Based on a sample of approximately 700 nascent and 700 young firms we find that higher levels of bricolage behaviour tend to lead to more advantageous strategic resource positions.
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|Item Type:||Conference Paper|
|Keywords:||bricolage, resource-based view, entrepreneurship|
|Divisions:||Current > Research Centres > Australian Centre for Entrepreneurship|
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > QUT Business School
Current > Schools > School of Management
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2009 [please consult the authors]|
|Deposited On:||21 Jul 2009 10:40|
|Last Modified:||29 Feb 2012 23:55|
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