nep-cse New Economics Papers
on Economics of Strategic Management
Issue of 2006‒06‒24
one paper chosen by
Bernardo Batiz-Lazo
Bristol Business School

  1. A true competitive advantage? Reflections on different epistemological approaches to strategy research By Durand, Rodolphe; Vaara, Eero

  1. By: Durand, Rodolphe; Vaara, Eero
    Abstract: In this paper, the authors focus on the theory of truth underlying specific traditions in strategy research. They distinguish positivism, constructionism, scientific realism, and pragmatism as viable, but fundamentally different epistemological approaches. The authors argue that each of these approaches is based on a specific theory of truth.
    Keywords: truth; strategy; competitive advantage
    JEL: L10
    Date: 2006–01–01

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