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Resource-Based View

The Resource Based View (RBV) as a basis for a competitive advantage of a firm lies primarily in the application of the bundle of valuable interchangeable and intangible tangible (intangible tangible makes no sense) resources at the firm’s disposal. To transform a short-run competitive advantage into a sustained competitive advantage requires that these resources are [...]

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Value Chain

A Value Chain is a chain of activities that a firm operating in a specific industry performs in order to deliver a valuable product or service for the market. The concept comes from business management and was first described and popularized by Michael Porter in his 1985 best-seller, Competitive Advantage: Creating and Sustaining Superior Performance.  [...]

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Competitive Advantage Framework

Competitive Advantage is a business theory proposed by Michael Porter in 1985. This theory suggests that states and businesses should pursue policies that create high-quality goods to sell at high prices in the market. Porter emphasizes productivity growth as the focus of national strategies. Competitive Advantage rests on the notion that cheap labor is ubiquitous [...]

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