TECHNOLOGY RESOURCE STRATEGY AND COMPETITIVENESS IN TELECOMMUNICATION INDUSTRY

Isa Haruna Mohammad, Marcel Daniel, Umar Usman, Aminu Ahmad

Abstract


In an increasingly competitive environment, little is acknowledged on how competitiveness in different industries is driven by their technology resource strategy and the plan that guides the growth and exploitation of technological resources. The aim of this study is to examine the relationship between technology resource strategy and competitiveness in Nigerian telecommunication industry. The methodology used for this was review of related literature on the conceptsof technology resource strategy and competitiveness. It has been established within the literature reviewed that the three dimensions of tangible and intangible technology resource strategy (manpower, machine and method) and competitiveness are significantly related. In this study, proposed model has been developed to explore the relationship between technology resource and competitiveness. However, the model needs to be elaborated and developed through systematic research. This studyhas help to strengthen the body of knowledge on technology resource and competitiveness in telecommunication industry. Also, it has a strong impact as a contribution to strengthening the decision making at the corporate level and developing strategies of technological resources to improve competitive advantage of telecommunication industry. It was recommended that telecommunication industry should establish and improve on exiting technology resource strategy in order to sustain and improve its competitive advantage.

Keywords


Technology resource, Competitiveness, Nigerian telecommunication industry.

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