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In this volume, contributors from the fields of both strategic management and organizational behaviour have been brought together to explore the relationship between organizational learning and competitive advantage.... In their editorial introduction, Edmonson and Moingeon trace changes within the fields of strategy and organizational development that have encouraged a more integrative approach. On the strategy side, the emergence of the "resource view of the firm" has drawn attention to the importance of firm-specific resources including knowledge and how it is acquired, as sources of competitive advantage.

Organizational Capability as a Source of Profit
Organizational capability as a source of profit

A common theme of many business texts for practitioners is the need to build an effective organization. While the precise type of effectiveness has been variously identified as ‘organizational capability’ (Stalk et al., 1992; Ulrich and Lake, 1990), ‘corporate renewal’ (Beer et al., 1990), ‘the fifth discipline’ ...

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