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Impacts of Resource Attributes on Resource Sharing: An Approach from Resource-based View

경영자원의 속성이 자원공유에 미치는 영향: 자원기반관점을 중심으로

  • Hwang, Jaewon (Dept. of Business Administration, Korea National University of Transportation) ;
  • Park, Kyoungmi (Dept. of Cooperative Management, Agricultural Cooperative College)
  • 황재원 (한국교통대학교 경영학과) ;
  • 박경미 (농협대학교 협동조합경영과)
  • Received : 2014.06.12
  • Accepted : 2014.10.10
  • Published : 2014.10.31

Abstract

The research on resource sharing in the diversification field is concerned mainly with sharing, but there has been little interest in resources. This research examined resource sharing with the main variables and logics of resource-based view. Based on a survey of 263 affiliates of 35 diversified firms, the impacts of resource quantity, resource quality, and resource exploitability on inter-affiliate resource sharing were hypothesized and verified. To confirm the performance implications of resource sharing, the impacts of the combination of resource quantity and resource sharing, the combination of resource quality and resource sharing, and the combination of resource exploitability and resource sharing on the affiliate performance were also hypothesized and verified. According to the empirical results from multiple regression analyses, resource sharing increases in the order of low resource quantity, high resource quality, and high resource exploitability. The performance was advanced in resource sharing under a low resource quantity and resource sharing under high resource exploitability, but it was not advanced in resource sharing under high resource quality. The results highlight the need for a further study on why the resource quality and resource exploitability affect resource sharing in the opposite directions, as expected in the hypotheses, why resource sharing under high resource quality does not lead to high performance, even though resource quality increases resource sharing, and what they would be if resources are subdivided by the types.

Keywords

resource sharing;diversification;synergy;resource-based view

Acknowledgement

Supported by : 한국교통대학교

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