Omar A. El Sawy

University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business

701 Exposition Blvd

Los Angeles, CA California 90089

United States

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Scholarly Papers (13)

1.

Digital Business Strategy: Toward a Next Generation of Insights

MIS Quarterly (2013), 37 (2), 471-482
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 06 Mar 2016
Emory University - Goizueta Business School, University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business, University of Houston - C.T. Bauer College of Business and Boston University - Department of Management Information Systems
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Digital business strategy, scope of digital business strategy, scale of digital business strategy, speed of digital business strategy, digital business strategy value creation and capture

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Theorizing Digital Business Innovation: Platforms and Capabilities in Ecosystems

Fox School of Business Research Paper No. 15-080
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 16 Oct 2014 Last Revised: 17 Dec 2016
Boston University - Department of Management Information Systems, University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business, University of Houston - C.T. Bauer College of Business and Emory University - Goizueta Business School
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Digital Business Innovation, Ecosystems, Ecosystem Capabilities, Platforms, Innovation

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Visions and Voices on Emerging Challenges in Digital Business Strategy

MIS Quarterly Vol. 37 No. 2, pp. 1-XX/June 2013, Fox School of Business Research Paper No. 14-001
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 17 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 31 Dec 2016
Emory University - Goizueta Business School, University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business, University of Houston - C.T. Bauer College of Business and Boston University - Department of Management Information Systems
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IT-Enabled Business Capabilities for Turbulent Environments

MIS Quarterly Executive (2008), 7 (3), 139-150
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 07 Mar 2016
Omar A. El Sawy and Paul A. Pavlou
University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business and University of Houston - C.T. Bauer College of Business
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When and Who Do Platform Companies Acquire? Understanding the Role of Acquisitions in the Growth of Platform Companies

Forthcoming in MIS Quarterly; USC Marshall School of Business Research Paper Sponsored by iORB, No. Forthcoming
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 17 Feb 2021
Milan Miric, Margherita Pagani and Omar A. El Sawy
University of Southern California, Marshall School of Business, emlyon business school and University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business
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Understanding the Elusive Black Box of Dynamic Capabilities

Decision Sciences (2011), 42 (1), 239-273.
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 20 Dec 2013 Last Revised: 31 Dec 2016
Paul A. Pavlou and Omar A. El Sawy
University of Houston - C.T. Bauer College of Business and University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business
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Decision Making, Turbulent Environments, Dynamic Capabilities, New Product Development, Operational Capabilities

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Theorizing the Multiplicity of Digital Phenomena: The Ecology of Configurations, Causal Recipes, and Guidelines for Applying QCA

Management of Information Systems Quarterly, 44: 1493-1520, 2020
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 20 Jul 2022
YoungKi Park, Peer C. Fiss and Omar A. El Sawy
George Washington University, University of Southern California - Management and Organization Department and University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business
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theoretical multiplicity, configurational multiplicity, causal recipes, the ecology of configurations, qualitative comparative analysis (QCA)

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From IT Leveraging Competence to Competitive Advantage in Turbulent Environments: The Case of New Product Development

Information Systems Research (2006), 17 (3), 198-227, doi 10.1287/isre. 1060.0094
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 07 Mar 2016
Paul A. Pavlou and Omar A. El Sawy
University of Houston - C.T. Bauer College of Business and University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business
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IT competence, information systems strategy, environmental turbulence, dynamic capabilities, functional competencies, IT-enabled business processes, new product development

The 'Third Hand': IT-Enabled Competitive Advantage in Turbulence Through Improvisational Capabilities

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 25 Feb 2010
Omar A. El Sawy and Paul A. Pavlou
University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business and University of Houston - C.T. Bauer College of Business
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Improvisation, Improvisational Capabilities, Dynamic Capabilities, Environmental Turbulence, Digital Systems, IT Leveraging Capability, New Product Development, Competitive Advantage, Competitive Dynamics

The 'Third Hand': IT-Enabled Competitive Advantage in Turbulence Through Improvisational Capabilities

Information Systems Research, Vol. 21, No. 3, September 2010, pp. 443-471, ISSN 1047-7047,  EISSN 1526-5536, 10, 2103, 0443
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 20 Dec 2013
Paul A. Pavlou and Omar A. El Sawy
University of Houston - C.T. Bauer College of Business and University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business
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Improvisation, improvisational capabilities, dynamic capabilities, environmental turbulence, digital systems, IT-leveraging capability, new product development, competitive advantage, competitive dynamics

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Searching for a Simple Model of Dynamic Capabilities

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 20 Dec 2013
Paul A. Pavlou and Omar A. El Sawy
University of Houston - C.T. Bauer College of Business and University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business
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Dynamic Capabilities, Operational Capabilities, New Product Development, Environmental Turbulence

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Seeking the Configurations of Digital Ecodynamics: It Takes Three to Tango

Vol. 21, No. 4, December 2010, pp. 835–848 ISSN1047-7047, EISSN1526-5536 10 2104 0835
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 20 Dec 2013
University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business, University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School, University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business and University of Houston - C.T. Bauer College of Business
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Digital ecodynamics, information systems strategy, digital disruption, configuration theory, holistic perspective, environmental turbulence, dynamic capabilities, IT systems, ecosystem dynamics

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The Leader’s Strategic Mindset: A Key Factor for AI Success

Management and Business Review, Vol. 3, No. 1 & 2, Winter and Spring 2023
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 27 Sep 2023
Pernille Rydén, Torsten Ringberg and Omar A. El Sawy
IT University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen Business School and University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business
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Artificial intelligence (AI), customer engagement, mindset

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Critical Issues in Research on Real-Time Knowledge Management in Enterprises

Journal of Knowledge Management, Vol. 8, No. 4, 2004
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 13 Dec 2014
Omar A. El Sawy and Ann Majchrzak
University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business and University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business
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