Competitive Strategy IG



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PuayKhoon Toh
University of Texas at Austin

Program Chair

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Tomasz Obloj
HEC Paris

Associate Program Chair

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Giada Di Stefano
Bocconi University

Engagement Officer

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Victor Bennett
Duke University
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Charlotte Ren
Temple University

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?

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Victor Bennett
Duke University
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Caroline Flammer
Boston University
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Ram Ranganathan
University of Texas at Austin
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Nan Jia
University of Southern California
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Charlotte Ren
Temple University
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Maciej Workiewicz
ESSEC Business School