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Understanding the concept of dynamic capabilities by dismantling Teece, Pisano, and Shuen (1997)’s definition


Ahmad Zaidi, Mohamad Faizal and Othman, Siti Norezam (2012) Understanding the concept of dynamic capabilities by dismantling Teece, Pisano, and Shuen (1997)’s definition. International Journal of Academic Research in Business and Social Sciences, 2 (8). pp. 367-378. ISSN 2222-6990

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Abstract

The concept of dynamic capabilities (DCs) is gaining popularity in management field particularly in strategic management. The concept that is still new and contemporary has attracted many arguments that may lead to confusion. To understand the basic concept of DCs, looking back to the definition in Teece, Pisano and Shuen 1997’s working paper will be crucial not just because the authors are among the first to seriously promote DCs but also among the most referred article in the management field of 1990s and even still today. Hence, the objective of this review paper is to understand the basic concept of DCs by scrutinizing the definition in Teece, Pisano and Shuen (1997) that will give benefit to those who are new to the concept and wanting a quick insight on it.The definition is dismantled into six questions where the contested arguments (when applicable) relating to each of the questions are drawn from mainly various DCs literature that is not means to be conclusive and exhaustive.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Dynamic capabilities; Teece, Pisano and Shuen (1997)
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management
Divisions: School of Technology Management & Logistics
Depositing User: Mr. Mohamad Faizal Ahmad Zaidi
Date Deposited: 20 Oct 2015 00:58
Last Modified: 19 Apr 2016 02:24
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/15894

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