Unformatted text preview: Implications Adapted from Exhibit 3.6 Four Criteria for As es ing Sustainability of Resources and Capabilities • Neutralize threats and exploit opportunities • Not many firms possess • Physically unique • Path dependency • Causal ambiguity • Social complexity • No equivalent strategic resources or capabilities Criteria for Sustainable Competitive Advantage and Strategic Implications Valuable Rare Difficult Without Implications to Imitate Substitute for Competitiveness No No No No Competitive Disadvantage Yes No No No Competitive Parity Yes Yes No No Temporary Competitive Yes Yes Yes No Advantage Yes Yes Yes Yes Sustainable Competitive Advantage Is a realized capability… Source; Adapted from J. Barney, “Firm Resources a Sustained Competitive Advantage, ‘ Journal of Management 17 (1991), pp. 99-120....
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