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Resource-based and network theories : a comparison

Bititci, Umit and Coll, F.E. (1998) Resource-based and network theories : a comparison. In: Advances in Manufacturing Technology XII. Professional Engineering Publishing Ltd., pp. 447-453. ISBN 1860581722

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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.