The development of the resource-based view : reflections from Birger Wernerfelt 1
Lockett, Andy, O'Shea, R. P. and Wright, M.. (2008) The development of the resource-based view : reflections from Birger Wernerfelt 1. Organization Studies, Vol.29 (No.8-9). pp. 1125-1141. ISSN 0170-8406Full text not available from this repository.
Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0170840608094773
Since the publication of Birger Wernerfelt's seminal article on the `Resource-based view of the firm' in 1984, the strategic management field has embraced the notion that firms are fundamentally heterogeneous in terms of their resources and internal capabilities. This paper assesses the development of the resource-based view (RBV) of the firm from Wernerfelt's own perspective. Given his limited engagement in the strategic management field over the previous decades, we asked Wernerfelt to revisit his work and to comment on the critical issues which have subsequently arisen as the RBV has developed into a dominant paradigm in strategic management.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Subjects:||H Social Sciences > HM Sociology|
|Divisions:||Faculty of Social Sciences > Warwick Business School > Centre for Small & Medium-Sized Enterprises
Faculty of Social Sciences > Warwick Business School > Entrepreneurship, Innovation & Management
Faculty of Social Sciences > Warwick Business School
|Journal or Publication Title:||Organization Studies|
|Publisher:||Sage Publications Ltd.|
|Number of Pages:||17|
|Page Range:||pp. 1125-1141|
|Access rights to Published version:||Restricted or Subscription Access|
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