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Information technology and sustainable competitive advantage
Mark Robert Colgate
Thesis (D.Phil.) - University of Ulster, 1996.
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Information Technology and the Corrosion of Competitive Advantage by Nicholas Carr Over the last decade, and even since the bursting of the technology bubble, pundits, consultants, and thought leaders have argued that information technology provides the edge necessary for business success/5. In , Harvard Business School professor Michael Porter wrote "Competitive Advantage." It's the definitive business school textbook on the topic. He wrote it to help companies to create a sustainable competitive advantage. Just because a company is the market leader now, doesn't mean it will be forever.
In business, a competitive advantage is the attribute that allows an organization to outperform its competitors.A competitive advantage may include access to natural resources, such as high-grade ores or a low-cost power source, highly skilled labor, geographic location, high entry barriers, and access to new technology. Knowing your competitive advantages as a founding team and venture is key to securing funding as a startup. Some entrepreneurs have a very clear vision of their unique advantages. Others need more Author: Alejandro Cremades.
A company gains competitive advantage by providing a product or service in a way that customers gain more value than with a competitor. However, it is not information technology that gives a company a competitive advantage; it’s the way they use information technology that makes the difference. Businesses need to use information technology innovatively. This article focuses on ways to recognize and exploit the competitive significance of change. Citation Porter, M.E. (), "TECHNOLOGY AND COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGE", Journal of Business Strategy, Vol. 5 No. 3, pp. Cited by:
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Information technology has increasingly become, in other words, a simple factor of production--a commodity input that is necessary for competitiveness but insufficient for advantage." The outline of the book is as follows: "I open with a brief introductory chapter, "Technological Transformations," that provides an overview of my thesis and underscores the value of examining IT from a strategic /5.
The strategic benefit of IT (information technology) in supporting business functions is often seen as the basis for competitive advantage that is by: 4. competitive advantage in some types of business, but at the same time it under-lines how information technology per se is not sufficient, requiring an integrated strategies and supporting structures to exploit its potential advantages.
Key words: IT, competitive advantage and sustainability. Introduction. Strategic Information Systems. Competitive Advantage. Marketing and Distribution Systems. Recommended articles. Citing articles (0) 1. Eric K. Clemons is Associate Professor of Decision Sciences at The Wharton School and of Computer and Information Sciences at the Moore School of the University of by: Using information and information technology for sustainable competitive advantage: some empirical evidence.
87 Research Using Information and Information Technology for Sustainable Competitive Advantage: Some Empirical Evidence William R.
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Hufnagel College of Business Cited by: unique market position that enables it to earn returns above the average for the industry. (Porter, ). Competitive advantage grows fundamentally out of the value a firm is able. to create; naturally, the value can only be generated if a firm possesses and exploits het.
erogeneous and immobile resources. Competitive Advantage Achievement through Innovation and Knowledge Urbancová Hana Abstract In today’s highly competitive environment the goal of each organisation is to defeat competition and win new customers. Individuals who are holders of knowledge represent a tool for File Size: KB.
Information technology and competitive advantage. better watch out”, New York Times Book that ITs alone have not produced sustainable performance advantages in the retail industry, but. This presentation draws on ideas from Professor Porter’s books and articles, in particular, Competitive Strategy (The Free Press, ); Competitive Advantage (The Free Press, ); “What is Strategy?” (Harvard Business Review, Nov/Dec ); and On Competition (Harvard Business Review,).
No part of this publication may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted in. This study aims to look at the role of the practice of excellence strategies in education in achieving sustainable competitive advantage for the Higher educational institutions of the faculty of Engineering and Information Technology at Al-Azhar University in Gaza, a model, and the study considered the competitive advantage of educational institutions stems from the impact on the level of each Cited by: 7.
While information technology proliferates and innovations arise frequently, few companies have been able to use IT to remain leaders in their industries. Using a framework proposed by Michael Scott Morton, this paper examines how one firm, Capital One Financial, has created sustainable competitive advantage through a powerful combination of its Author: Cynthia A.
Ryan. the information technology and the sustainable competitive advantage. H There is no statistically significant impact at the significant level (α ≤ ), for applying the information technology strategies in enhancing the sustainable competitive advantage at a Mobile communication sector in.
Journal of Technology Management & nnovation Universidad Alberto Hurtado, Facultad de Economa y egocios. Technol. Manag. nnov.Volume 8, ssue 2 Introduction To achieve competitive advantage, firms need to constantly focus on the identification of differential product strategies, building or reshaping core competencies, acquiring uniqueCited by: The Danger of Relying on Technology.
Firms strive for sustainable competitive advantage Financial performance that consistently outperforms industry averages., financial performance that consistently outperforms their industry goal is easy to state, but hard to achieve.
The world is so dynamic, with new products and new competitors rising seemingly overnight, that truly sustainable. To obtain a competitive advantage with information technology requires more than just simply using the technology.
As we have seen in the previous section, it is about the innovative use of technology integrated into your business processes that bring about competitive advantage. This paper analyses the relationship between information technology use (IT) and competitive advantage.
Previous empirical research shows that IT improves competitive advantage when it acts together with some human or managerial resources of an. In this study, how to use information technology to create a sustainable competitive advantage in Golestan food companies are identified using structural equation modeling.
The goal of this research is the application And the method of data collection, is descriptive - correlation. First, using library resources (Persian books, Latin books, and papers on the study of overt and covert variables. Sustainable competitive advantages are required for a company to thrive in todays global environment.
Value investors search for companies that are bargains. In order to avoid purchasing a value trap one of the factors we search for is sustainable competitive advantages.
Without one or more sustainable competitive advantages a company may not be able to recover from whatever caused the stock to. The effective and efficient use of Information Technology is a key resource in influencing the effect that each of Porter’s five forces has on your business.
For more of what I have to offer, visit Dellium Advisory, follow on Twitter, connect using LinkedIn, or review my strategy and futures-centric blog. Carr uses this book to expand on his original article about how information technology (IT) is losing its usefulness as an advantage in business because of its (brace for Carr's favorite word) ubiquity.
It's a good read, and although some of the references are slightly dated, the book's main thesis is still a valid point in today's business world/5.Amazon's Sustainable Competitive Advantage The company has built up a size and scale that makes it very hard to compete with.
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