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Knowledge-Based Dynamic Capabilities and Competitive Advantage: In Case of Commercial Bank of Ethiopia

The main goal of this study was to understand how knowledge-based dynamic capabilities contributed to Commercial Bank of Ethiopia's competitive advantage from the perspective of practitioners. The rational of this study is to explore the concepts of both Knowledge & dynamic capability views which have not yet been combined into a single framework. Consequently, a qualitative interpretive and cross sectional research design were used. Also semi-structured in-depth interview were made with nine district human resource directorate managers to collect data. Data obtained from interview were analyzed based on the thematic methods of the areas. The interview was completely converted into a record & the records were reviewed in detail and notes were taken. The findings of the study shows that knowledge based dynamic capability can enhance the competitive advantage of an organization by combining the dimensions of knowledge capability and dynamic capability. The knowledge process capability dimensions are crucial for enhancing an organization's competitive advantage, according to the interview's findings. The same is true for the dynamic capability dimensions, such as absorptive, innovative, and adaptive capabilities, which are crucial for competitive developments. Additionally, combining knowledge capabilities dimensions with dynamic capabilities dimensions can strengthen the competitive advantage. Lastly the study suggested that knowledge based dynamic capability has to be extensively researched to fill the evidence based literature gap.

Knowledge Process Capability, Dynamic Capability, Knowledge Based Capability & Competitive Advantage

APA Style

Tariku Wadajo, F., Amentie Kero, C. (2023). Knowledge-Based Dynamic Capabilities and Competitive Advantage: In Case of Commercial Bank of Ethiopia. International Journal of Science and Qualitative Analysis, 9(2), 32-38.

ACS Style

Tariku Wadajo, F.; Amentie Kero, C. Knowledge-Based Dynamic Capabilities and Competitive Advantage: In Case of Commercial Bank of Ethiopia. Int. J. Sci. Qual. Anal. 2023, 9(2), 32-38. doi: 10.11648/j.ijsqa.20230902.11

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Tariku Wadajo F, Amentie Kero C. Knowledge-Based Dynamic Capabilities and Competitive Advantage: In Case of Commercial Bank of Ethiopia. Int J Sci Qual Anal. 2023;9(2):32-38. doi: 10.11648/j.ijsqa.20230902.11

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