Resource-Based Strategy


The concept provides a review of resource-based strategy and describes some of its strengths and capabilities. It also looks at different variations of resource-based approaches that have developed in organisations over the last few decades.

Technique Overview

Resource-Based Strategy

Resource-Based Strategy Definition

Resource-based strategy emphasises strategy creation built around the further exploitation of existing core competencies and strategic capabilities (Thompson and Martin, 2005).

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  • Arnold, H., Erner, M. and Mockel, P. (2010) Applied Technology and Innovation Management. Springer, Berlin.
  • Barney, J.B. (1991) Firm Resources and Sustained Competitive Advantage. Journal of Management, Vol. 17(1), pp. 99-120.
  • Boxall, P. and Macky, K. (2007) High-performance Work Systems and Organisational Performance: Bridging Theory and Practice. Asia Pacific Journal of Human Resources, Vol. 45(3), pp. 261-70.
  • Boxall, P. and Macky, K. (2009) Research and Theory on High-performance Work systems: Progressing the High-involvement Stream. Human Resource Management Journal, Vol. 19(1), pp. 3-23.

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