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Title:A Resource -Based View of Strategic Alliances: Organizational Capabilities, Governance, and Performance
Author(s):Ojode, Lucy Akumu
Doctoral Committee Chair(s):Joseph Mahoney
Department / Program:Business Administration
Discipline:Business Administration
Degree Granting Institution:University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Degree:Ph.D.
Genre:Dissertation
Subject(s):Economics, Commerce-Business
Abstract:Based on the U.S. steel industry data, the results are largely consistent with the general proposition. The results associate some firm resources with alliancing behavior and industry alliancing behavior with increased competitiveness in terms of increased profitability and labor productivity even as prices fall. The pattern of strategic alliances in the industry that emerges is consistent with the efficiency hypothesis that alliances lead to diffusion of best practices although the market power interpretation is not negated. These findings inform the best practice transfer and are relevant to the anti-competition view of horizontal alliances and should inform the horizontal alliancing-competition debate.
Issue Date:2000
Type:Text
Language:English
Description:237 p.
Thesis (Ph.D.)--University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2000.
URI:http://hdl.handle.net/2142/84610
Other Identifier(s):(MiAaPQ)AAI9971156
Date Available in IDEALS:2015-09-25
Date Deposited:2000


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