This Interest Group focuses on questions concerning firms and their interactions within product and factor markets over time. For example, what are the dimensions and drivers of business performance? How do businesses interact with one another and with their environment? What is the nature and effect of these interactions? What is competitive advantage? How can firms build and maintain a competitive advantage in a changing world? What role do resources and capabilities play in shaping firms and industries over time? How do groups and clusters of firms arise and what are their effects?
The CSIG Business Meeting saw a new exciting event this year. Members of our IG were joined by two prominent senior scholars – Connie Helfat (Dartmouth), co-editor at SMJ, and Gautam Ahuja (Cornell), editor-in-chief at Organization Science – who led a discussion on Competition in Strategy research. During the session, they discussed issues such as: (a) What is the role of competition in strategy research? (b) Is this role changing in contemporary strategy research? If so, how and why? (c) What are the future directions in strategy research incorporating the study of competition? If you missed the event, you can watch the recording below.
Congratulations to the Winners and Finalists of the CSIG Best Proposal Awards!
With many exciting papers submitted to our IG for SMS Virtual 2020, competition for our two new exciting best proposal awards was fierce. The six finalist proposals showcase some of the best work that is currently being produced in our field. You can find video abstracts of all finalist papers here. During the CSIG Business Meeting (watch here), our Program Chair announced the authors of the two award-winning proposals. Join us in congratulating them for this well-deserved recognition!
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