Resource-based and network theories: a comparison

Umit Bititci, F.E. Coll

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This Paper reviews the current literature that addresses the impact of interrelations between a company and the business network within which it is embedded. A conceptual model is then developed that focuses on the strategic development of horizontal and vertical linkages, the purpose of which is to provide a comprehensive approach to network strategy formulation, A case study in the textile industry is then outlined.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationAdvances in Manufacturing Technology XII
EditorsR.W. Baines, A. TalebBendiab, Z. Zhao
Number of pages6
Publication statusPublished - 1998
Event14th National Conference on Manufacturing Research - Derby, United Kingdom
Duration: 7 Sep 19989 Sep 1998


Conference14th National Conference on Manufacturing Research
Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom


  • network theories
  • resource-based theories
  • comparison


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