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Sustaining competitive advantage of Malaysian ports: A resource based view perspective

Arbak, Salwani (2010) Sustaining competitive advantage of Malaysian ports: A resource based view perspective. In: The Third International Conference on International Studies (ICIS 2010), 1st-2nd December 2010, Hotel Istana Kuala Lumpur. College of Law, Government and International Studies, Universiti Utara Malaysia. , Sintok, pp. 1-7. ISBN 9789832078456

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This paper is aimed to analyze the trends and changing environment of Malaysian ports industry and also attempts to discuss the strategies to sustain competitive advantage based on the theoretical perspective Ports cannot rely only on its external resources such as strategic locational advantage, excellent physical infrastructure and good structure of hinterland. The emergence of RBV has expanding the way of sustaining port competitive advantage by extracting and utilizing the firm internal resources. The detailed discussion of the ports and its resources, and analyzed the case using Resources-based view (RBV) of strategy. Finally this paper aimed to develop the Malaysian port competitiveness based on RBV framework.

Item Type: Book Section
Additional Information: Jointly organised by Ministry of Higher Education, UUM College of Law, Government & International Studies (UUM COLGIS) and Association of International Studies Malaysia (AIS)
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HE Transportation and Communications
Divisions: College of Law, Government and International Studies
Depositing User: Mrs. Norazmilah Yaakub
Date Deposited: 27 Feb 2011 07:14
Last Modified: 27 Feb 2011 07:14
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/2539

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