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Business and Management.
Increasingly supply networks are recognised as the most meaningful level of analysis in many industries. Yet few studies examine the additional capabilities and revenue options generated by such alliancing. ERBV is one perspective that addresses how these alliancing related opportunities can create competitive advantage. The ERBV perspective and notion of relational rents is used empirically to understand three distinct port supply network strategies. Whilst this study is confirmatory regarding the basic tents of ERBV, beyond studying ERBV in a new context the study contributes to theory by reporting that, paradoxically, temporary relational rents can be generated without close partnerships.
Valantasis Kanellos, N. and Caldwell, N. (2019) "Port Supply Network Strategies: An ERBV perspective", 26th EurOMA: Operations adding value to society, Helsinki, Finland, 17-19 June