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Theoretical Foundations of the Research Study

Abstract

Many publications have emphasized the importance of resources for companies in order to be successful. The last two decades have seen the emergence of a new economic theory. This theory has based its foundation on resources and is therefore called the resource-based view (for a historical analysis of this research field, cf. Wernerfelt, 1995; and Barney, 2001b). The author first introduces this theory, which is also the founding theory of this study, and thereafter elaborates why resources are especially important for university spin-offs.

Keywords

Dynamic Capability Economic Rent Firm Resource Venture Performance Monopoly Rent 
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© Deutscher Universitäts-Verlag | GWV Fachverlage GmbH, Wiesbaden 2007

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