Is strategy in SMEs using organizational capabilities

The cpx framework

S. Duhan, M. Levy, P. Powell

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Abstract

Developing appropriate information systems strategies (ISS) is vital, yet problematic, especially for small firms given their organizational context. However, resource-based theory may offer a solution. Building on earlier work that identified the potential from resource-based strategy for ISS, this paper considers the role of core capabilities in organizations competing in dynamic markets. Core capabilities are deconstructed into competences, processes and externalities to enable identification of future information systems. A fourth element of the analysis, evaluation, provides an opportunity to address issues that affect potential solutions. These four components form the 'CPX framework'. The framework is applied to a case firm to demonstrate its value within the overall development of an ISS. Discussion of the framework's potential and issues for future research are identified.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the 13th European Conference on Information Systems, Information Systems in a Rapidly Changing Economy, ECIS 2005
Number of pages12
Publication statusPublished - 2005
EventProceedings of the 13th European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS). Institute for Management of Information Systems - Regensburg, Germany
Duration: 1 Jan 2005 → …

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ConferenceProceedings of the 13th European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS). Institute for Management of Information Systems
CountryGermany
CityRegensburg
Period1/01/05 → …

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Organizational capabilities
Small and medium-sized enterprises
Information systems strategy
Dynamic markets
Evaluation
Information systems
Small firms
Resource-based
Externalities
Resource-based theory
Organizational context

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Duhan, S., Levy, M., & Powell, P. (2005). Is strategy in SMEs using organizational capabilities: The cpx framework. In Proceedings of the 13th European Conference on Information Systems, Information Systems in a Rapidly Changing Economy, ECIS 2005

Is strategy in SMEs using organizational capabilities : The cpx framework. / Duhan, S.; Levy, M.; Powell, P.

Proceedings of the 13th European Conference on Information Systems, Information Systems in a Rapidly Changing Economy, ECIS 2005. 2005.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Duhan, S, Levy, M & Powell, P 2005, Is strategy in SMEs using organizational capabilities: The cpx framework. in Proceedings of the 13th European Conference on Information Systems, Information Systems in a Rapidly Changing Economy, ECIS 2005. Proceedings of the 13th European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS). Institute for Management of Information Systems, Regensburg, Germany, 1/01/05.
Duhan S, Levy M, Powell P. Is strategy in SMEs using organizational capabilities: The cpx framework. In Proceedings of the 13th European Conference on Information Systems, Information Systems in a Rapidly Changing Economy, ECIS 2005. 2005
Duhan, S. ; Levy, M. ; Powell, P. / Is strategy in SMEs using organizational capabilities : The cpx framework. Proceedings of the 13th European Conference on Information Systems, Information Systems in a Rapidly Changing Economy, ECIS 2005. 2005.
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