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Absorptive capacity som ett motiv till att alliera sig

Aronsson, Daniel LU ; Hansson, Ann-Marie LU ; Hassan, Jonas LU and Stenius, Linn LU (2013) FEKH19 20122
Department of Business Administration
Abstract
This thesis examines absorptive capacity as a motive for firms to ally in the Swedish life science industry. The examination builds on the relational view wich is an extention of the resource based view and partially transaction cost theory. Based on the assumption that strategic alliances can create values and competitive advantages beyond values a separate firm can create, the relational view opens for the possibility that firms might seek strategic alliances in order to appropriate a greater value than the alliance partner. A firm's absorptive capacity is a dynamic capability that enlightens a firm's ability to identify, implement and exploite internal and external information. Thus, there is a possibility that firm's with high... (More)
This thesis examines absorptive capacity as a motive for firms to ally in the Swedish life science industry. The examination builds on the relational view wich is an extention of the resource based view and partially transaction cost theory. Based on the assumption that strategic alliances can create values and competitive advantages beyond values a separate firm can create, the relational view opens for the possibility that firms might seek strategic alliances in order to appropriate a greater value than the alliance partner. A firm's absorptive capacity is a dynamic capability that enlightens a firm's ability to identify, implement and exploite internal and external information. Thus, there is a possibility that firm's with high absorptive capacity might seek alliance partners in a greater extent than firms with low absorptive capacity in order to appropriate as much value as possible. (Less)
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author
Aronsson, Daniel LU ; Hansson, Ann-Marie LU ; Hassan, Jonas LU and Stenius, Linn LU
supervisor
organization
alternative title
Absorptive capacity as a motive to ally
course
FEKH19 20122
year
type
M2 - Bachelor Degree
subject
keywords
Absorptive capacity, strategiska allianser, relational view, relational rents, asset specificity
language
Swedish
id
3458309
date added to LUP
2013-02-06 11:35:37
date last changed
2013-02-06 11:35:37
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  abstract     = {This thesis examines absorptive capacity as a motive for firms to ally in the Swedish life science industry. The examination builds on the relational view wich is an extention of the resource based view and partially transaction cost theory. Based on the assumption that strategic alliances can create values and competitive advantages beyond values a separate firm can create, the relational view opens for the possibility that firms might seek strategic alliances in order to appropriate a greater value than the alliance partner. A firm's absorptive capacity is a dynamic capability that enlightens a firm's ability to identify, implement and exploite internal and external information. Thus, there is a possibility that firm's with high absorptive capacity might seek alliance partners in a greater extent than firms with low absorptive capacity in order to appropriate as much value as possible.},
  author       = {Aronsson, Daniel and Hansson, Ann-Marie and Hassan, Jonas and Stenius, Linn},
  keyword      = {Absorptive capacity,strategiska allianser,relational view,relational rents,asset specificity},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Absorptive capacity som ett motiv till att alliera sig},
  year         = {2013},
}