Leveraging value within IT-backed collaborative alliances
Prasad, Acklesh, Green, Peter, Heales, Jon, & Finau, Glen (2012) Leveraging value within IT-backed collaborative alliances. In 18th Americas Conference on Information Systems, 9-11 August 2012, Seattle, Washington. (In Press)
Organizations today make radical use of the IT resources to sustain or better their existing competitive position. One such initiative is forming alliances on a shared IT backbone with partners of their value chain. We term these alliances the collaborative organizational structures (COS). Regardless of the nature of engagement with IT resources, organizations will require unique competencies to obtain performance-differentiating value from these IT resources. In a collaborative environment, these competencies would be a result of the synergy between the alliances’ unique competences. We call these the inter-firm IT-related capabilities. The resource centric theoretical frameworks suggest a trajectory of competence development and the structure of inter-firm competencies, but does not inform on the nature of these competencies. We employ an interpretive design to suggest three inter-firm IT-related capabilities for IT-backed collaborative alliances. We discuss these capabilities in this research and suggest that their effectiveness be measured directly against the collaborative rent, and indirectly against the firm-level performance of the alliance partners. This forms a model of leveraging and evaluating value within IT-backed collaborative alliances.
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|Item Type:||Conference Paper|
|Keywords:||Collaborative Organizational Structures, Relational View of Firm, Dynamic Capabilities, Collaborative rent, Inter-Firm IT-Related Capabilities|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > COMMERCE MANAGEMENT TOURISM AND SERVICES (150000) > ACCOUNTING AUDITING AND ACCOUNTABILITY (150100) > Accounting Auditing and Accountability not elsewhere classified (150199)|
|Divisions:||Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > QUT Business School|
Current > Schools > School of Accountancy
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2012 [please consult the author]|
|Deposited On:||18 May 2012 08:41|
|Last Modified:||03 Apr 2013 04:16|
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