Received: 2016-12-10  |  Accepted: 2017-02-26

Title

Acquisition based dynamic capabilities and reinvention of business models: bridging two perspectives together


Abstract

Dynamic capabilities in merger and acquisition are complex events in the process of sustaining completive advantage of merging business for which we have incomplete understanding. The aim of the paper is to identify the role of dynamic capabilities in reinvention of business model of merging company in related diversification process by means of acquisition. The major contribution of paper is emerging conceptual model of research that connect acquisition based dynamic capabilities frameworks (Capron & Anand, 2007; Teece, 2007) with nine building blocks of business model (Osterwalder & Pigneur, 2009) together and illustration how acquisition based dynamic capabilities foster a reinvention of business models in ICT Industry. Presented methodology is encouraging to analyse importance and strengths of acquisition based dynamic capabilities and their role in changes of business models in M&A processes.


Keywords

dynamic capabilities, innovation, business model, acquisition, information and communication technologies, sustainability


JEL classifications

L25 , M15


URI

http://jssidoi.org/jesi/article/122


DOI

10.9770/jesi.2017.4.4(9)


Pages

516-525


Funding

The paper was supported by the National Research Program 5.2. "Economic Transformation, Smart Growth, Governance and Legal Framework for the State and Society for Sustainable Development - a New Approach to the Creation of a Sustainable Learning Community (EKOSOC-LV)".

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Authors

Čirjevskis, Andrejs
"RISEBA" University of Business, Arts and Technology, Riga, Latvia http://www.riseba.lv
SIA "SINERĢIJA", Riga, Latvia
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Journal title

Entrepreneurship and Sustainability Issues

Volume

4


Number

4


Issue date

June 2017


Issue DOI

10.9770/jesi.2017.4.4


ISSN

ISSN 2345-0282 (online)


Publisher

VšĮ Entrepreneurship and Sustainability Center, Vilnius, Lithuania

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