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Overcoming institutional voids as a pathway to becoming ambidextrous: The case of China’s Sichuan Telecom

Amankwah-Amoah, Joseph, Chen, Xu, Wang, Xiaojun, Khan, Zaheer, Chen, Jing (2019) Overcoming institutional voids as a pathway to becoming ambidextrous: The case of China’s Sichuan Telecom. Long Range Planning, 52 (4). pp. 1-14. ISSN 0024-6301. (doi:10.1016/j.lrp.2019.02.004) (Access to this publication is currently restricted. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided) (KAR id:72710)

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Abstract

The paper examines how firms develop supply chain financing model to help overcome institutional voids

model instigated and implemented by China’s Sichuan Telecom (ST) to help supply chain partners

ambidextrous financing model: drivers for change (including identifying suppliers’ problems and

performance effects. The analysis demonstrated how ST utilized its market power, resources and network

and become ambidextrous. Sichuan Telecom aided the SMEs in solving the financing problem through

and policy.

Item Type: Article
DOI/Identification number: 10.1016/j.lrp.2019.02.004
Uncontrolled keywords: Supply chain collaboration; ambidextrous business model; supply chain financing model; SMEs; China
Divisions: Faculties > Social Sciences > Kent Business School
Depositing User: Professor Zaheer Khan
Date Deposited: 21 Feb 2019 14:31 UTC
Last Modified: 14 Feb 2020 04:11 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/72710 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
Amankwah-Amoah, Joseph: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-0383-5831
Khan, Zaheer: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-5538-3123
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