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Knowledge resources and performance : The moderating role of family involvement in strategy making

Lucia Naldi, Mattias Nordqvist & Thomas Zellweger

abstract According to the RBV, knowledge resources can be sources of competitive advantage. Yet, performance also depends on how these resources are managed and leveraged in strategy processes. We investigate how the effect of knowledge resources on performance is moderated by the involvement of the owner family in both business level and corporate level strategy. We find that family involvement in business strategy enhances the performance implications of knowledge-based resources, while family involvement in corporate strategy has negative performance implications for the usage of these resources. This study sheds new light on the potential benefits and drawbacks that family involvement in strategy and offers both theoretical and practical implications
   
type journal paper
   
keywords Family firms, human capital
   
language English
kind of paper journal article
date of appearance 1-1-2011
journal Academy of best paper proceedings
publisher Academy of Management (New York)
ISSN 0001-4273
DOI 10.5465/AMBPP.2011.65870497
volume of journal 2011
number of issue 1
page(s) 1-6
review double-blind review
   
citation Naldi, L., Nordqvist, M., & Zellweger, T. (2011). Knowledge resources and performance: The moderating role of family involvement in strategy making. Academy of best paper proceedings, 2011(1), 1-6, DOI:10.5465/AMBPP.2011.65870497.