Strategy Dynamics Briefing 9: Links to the ‘resource based view’ of strategy

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Have you ever puzzled over academic concepts?

Thought…
What does this mean? Should I be using this?

This briefing discusses some academic stuff, which is important for teachers to understand. It’s useful for professionals too, because you may come across these concepts, puzzle about what they mean, and wonder if you should be using them. I have put a few key references at the end.

In very simple terms, the academic study of strategy and performance has shifted its attention in recent decades. ...

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Strategy Dynamics Briefing 5: Resources drive performance

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Analysis needs to find explanations for why revenue has followed the path that it has and why the individual cost items have developed as they have.

The previous briefing set out why we need a rigorous causal explanation for what drives profit or other performance outcomes. This analysis does not usually depart from normal practice, at least when it concerns profits, except for the addition of time charts for the revenue and cost items.

Conventionally, revenue would be “explained” in terms of ...

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