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Linking Technology and Business Strategies: A Methodological Approach and an Illustration

  • Arnoldo C. Hax
  • Manuel No

Abstract

Linking technology and business strategies is a demanding task that has central importance in strategy formation. Now that technology is a critical source to achieve and sustain competitive advantage, the ability to incorporate technology into a business strategy can make the difference between a winning or a losing strategic alternative. This paper discusses a methodology that can be used to explore systematically the way to link business and technology strategies. The authors illustrate the application of the suggested methodology in a real life setting.

Keywords

Competitive Advantage Technological Requirement Business Strategy Technology Strategy Technology Policy 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1993

Authors and Affiliations

  • Arnoldo C. Hax
    • 1
  • Manuel No
    • 1
  1. 1.Sloan School of ManagementMassachusetts Institute of TechnologyUSA

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