By Constance E. Helfat, Sydney Finkelstein, Will Mitchell, Margaret Peteraf, Harbir Singh, David Teece, Sidney G. Winter
Growing, adapting to, and exploiting switch is inherently entrepreneurial. to outlive and prosper less than stipulations of swap, companies needs to advance the “dynamic features” to create, expand, and regulate the ways that they function. The potential of a firm to create, expand, or alter its source base is key. because the inspiration of dynamic features was once first brought, a lot learn has elaborated the preliminary inspiration. this significant publication by way of Constance Helfat and her workforce of prime students offers a well timed specialise in in-depth examples of company dynamic functions. interpreting those within the varied contexts of alliances, acquisitions, and administration, the publication supplies scholars and researchers a succinct, updated definition of dynamic features and the strategic administration theories round them.
Read or Download Dynamic Capabilities: Understanding Strategic Change in Organizations PDF
Similar human resources books
Agile functionality development demonstrates the mutual advantages that accrue to the worlds of functionality consulting and agile software program improvement while the values and ideas of either are combined synergistically less than the advice of practitioners expert in either. The agile functionality development version blends the rules of human functionality expertise with the frameworks and practices of Agile.
The real voices of sixty profitable girls, determine the demanding situations that they have got confronted of their careers and the ways that they've got conquer them. These contain a male paintings tradition and reconciling the calls for of labor and kinfolk. The "glass ceiling" could have moved up a bit, however it remains to be there.
The platforms of innovation method is taken into account by way of many to be an invaluable analytical procedure for larger figuring out innovation methods in addition to the creation and distribution of information within the financial system. it really is a suitable framework for the empirical learn of thoughts of their contexts and is correct for coverage makers.
Many books discuss model, nonetheless extra approximately expertise, but top agencies are figuring out their identification as a service/product supplier is almost inseparable from their identification as a spot that pulls, motivates and advantages from thriving expertise. In model and skill, writer Kevin Keohane appears to be like at how businesses can larger speak with humans ahead of, in the course of and after their organization with the corporate.
- Enterprise-Wide Change: Superior Results Through Systems Thinking
- On-The-Job Training
- Industrial and Labour Market Policy and Performance: Issues and Perspectives (Routledge Studies in Business Organizations and Networks)
- Management and the Dominance of Managers (Routledge Series in Management, Organisation and Society)
- Why Wages Rise (Large Print Edition)
- HR and the New Hispanic Workforce: A Comprehensive Guide to Cultivating and Leveraging Employee Success
Extra resources for Dynamic Capabilities: Understanding Strategic Change in Organizations
The “how” and “what” questions that distinguish the areas of strategy process from strategy content are intimately related (Schendel, 1992a). As two parts of a whole picture, their complementarity is clear. In this respect, bringing a process perspective to bear on the “how” questions related to dynamic capabilities can help build a more complete picture. The need for a process approach to dynamic capabilities, however, extends beyond this. Research on dynamic capabilities fundamentally concerns how organizations emerge, develop, grow, change, decline, and rejuvenate over time.
Bower’s (1970) model of the resource allocation process can inform study of the capacity to formulate a response to an opportunity. Likewise, Poole, Van de Ven, Dooley and Holmes’ (2000) models of change processes can inform the study of the capacity to implement a course of action. None of these examples of process research directly addresses dynamic capabilities. However, the models and insights can be applied to studying the processes underlying dynamic capabilities and, in turn, can enhance our understanding of those dynamic capabilities.
Khanna, Gulati, and Nohria (1998) provide an example of this that relates to dynamic capabilities, concerning allocating resources to learning within an alliance. In their example, the “what” questions could not be addressed adequately without considering the costs and benefits of different routes to the desired end. Given the concern of the dynamic capabilities literature with evolutionary paths, routines, and learning, it would seem as if there is already a process focus. There is a difference, however, between an understanding of process through the lenses of the content side and an understanding more firmly rooted in the traditions of process-oriented research.