Creating and Sustaining IT-Enabled Competitive Advantage

David Feeny, Blake Ives and Gabriele Piccoli

in Competing in the Information Age

Second edition

Published in print October 2003 | ISBN: 9780195159530
Published online January 2005 | e-ISBN: 9780199834983 | DOI:
Creating and Sustaining IT-Enabled Competitive Advantage

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This chapter presents a framework for examining IT-enabled sustainable competitive advantage. It presents the potential drivers of sustainability of IT-enabled strategic initiatives. The model identifies potential sources of sustainability and explains how these operate. The concepts of sustainable competitive advantage and barriers to imitation are also discussed.

Keywords: sustainable competitive advantage; IT; strategic initiatives

Chapter.  11176 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Financial Markets

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