Resource Based View Industries?

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zahir vohra, India

Resource Based View Industries?

What industries can be said to be heavily based on the resource based view? Why?


Warren D. Miller, CPA, CFA
Strategy Consultant, United States

RBV not for Industry Level

The RBV cannot be applied to an industry. It is not designed for use in the context of that unit of analysis. Instead, the RBV is applied on an entity-specific basis. That reflects the heterogeneity that is the essence of head-to-head competitors, but it's that very heterogeneity that makes it impossible to apply to an industry.

Jaap de Jonge
Editor, Netherlands

Industries with Many RBV-based Firms

Agree with you Warren. Though I believe Zahir Vohra is actually not suggesting that we can or should conduct an RBV analysis at industry level. Rather Zahir is wondering if there are industries that (on average) have more participating firms relying on VRIN thinking.

Maryam Bidmeshgipour
Student (Other), Malaysia

RBV in Automotive Industry

As a part of my thesis I have been investigating the practice of RBV in the automotive industry in middle eastern countries and I have found that this industry is benefiting from practicing RBV.

Mohan Fonseka
Student (University), China

What Industy Can Be.........

@Maryam. You have to apply RBV for one firm only, that could be in the automotive industry. RBV can ... Sign up


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