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Paper info: Managing In Emergence: Capabilities For Influencing The Birth Of New Business Fields

Title


Managing In Emergence: Capabilities For Influencing The Birth Of New Business Fields

Authors


Kristian Moller
Aalto University
Finland
Kristian Moller and
Senja Svahn
Helsinki School of Economics
Finland
Senja Svahn

Place of Publication


The paper was published at the 19th IMP-conference in Lugano, Switzerland in 2003.

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Abstract


This paper deals with management challenges in emergent business networks in times of radical technological change. First, a framework describing the environment of emergent networks is proposed. Second, the processes which constitute the proposed phases of emergence are discussed. Finally, the core company-level tasks in each phase are identified and dynamic capabilities for managing these tasks are suggested. Key words: Business networks, dynamic capabilities, network management, emergence