ESKISEHIR OSMANGAZI UNIVERSITESI IIBF DERGISI-ESKISEHIR OSMANGAZI UNIVERSITY JOURNAL OF ECONOMICS AND ADMINISTRATIVE SCIENCES, vol.15, no.3, pp.1019-1042, 2020 (ESCI)
The purpose of this study is to investigate the effects of organizational resources on competitive strategies in resource-based view context. In addition, according to technological classification of the industry and the ownership structure of the firms, it is examined whether their organizational resources and competitive strategies differ. Turkey's first 1000 major industrial firm specified by Istanbul Chamber of Industry (ICI) determined as population of study and data obtained from those firms by full counting method. The first finding from this research is that structural capital affects the differentiation strategy positively. Besides, firms' social capital varies up to firm's ownership structure. Furthermore, differentiation strategy and social capital of firms differ significantly with regards to technological classification of the industry.