Exploring dynamic natural-resource-based capabilities for sustainable agri-food chains

Natalie McDougall, Beverly Wagner, Jillian MacBryde

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Abstract

The natural-resource-based-view (NRBV) is positively presented in literature as a competitive approach to sustainable operations. In spite of this the theory has struggled to transition into industry; something which academics attribute to a lack of practical guidance and ill-defined capabilities. The purpose this study is to identify NRBV capabilities. This is done via review of seminal NRBV studies and exploration of a synergistic relationship with SSCM, permitting the identification of potentially relevant capabilities. Dynamic capabilities theory is then applied to categorize the capabilities and further enhance applicability. A qualitative multiple-interview methodological approach is employed to empirically investigate the capabilities within the context of the Scottish agri-food sector.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationSustainable Design and Manufacturing
PublisherSpringer
Pages455-465
Volume52
ISBN (Electronic)978-3-319-32098-4
ISBN (Print)978-3-319-32096-0
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2 Apr 2016

Publication series

NameSmart Innovation, Systems & Technologies
ISSN (Electronic)2190-3018

Keywords

  • natural-resource-based view
  • sustainable supply chain management
  • dynamic capabilities

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    McDougall, N., Wagner, B., & MacBryde, J. (2016). Exploring dynamic natural-resource-based capabilities for sustainable agri-food chains. In Sustainable Design and Manufacturing (Vol. 52, pp. 455-465). (Smart Innovation, Systems & Technologies ). Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-32098-4_39