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A critical review of status quo and future directions of owner dynamic capabilities: Dimensions and key factors

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  03 October 2023

Zidan Tian
Affiliation:
School of Economics and Management, Research Institute of Complex Engineer & Management, Tongji University, Shanghai, China
Ting Wang*
Affiliation:
College of Urban Construction and Safety Engineering, Shanghai Institute of Technology, Shanghai, China
Qinghua He
Affiliation:
School of Economics and Management, Research Institute of Complex Engineer & Management, Tongji University, Shanghai, China
*
Corresponding author: Ting Wang; Email: pauline_wt@163.com

Abstract

Existing studies agree that owner dynamic capabilities are crucial in dynamic environments. Based on a systematic literature review of 44 research with CiteSpace and the content analysis method, this study aims to elucidate the dimensions and key factors of owner dynamic capabilities. Owner dynamic capabilities are studied in the context of a construction project due to their resource-constrained, goal-urgent, and uncertainty characteristics. Cognition capabilities, resilient change management capabilities, integrated organization capabilities, and strategic innovation capabilities are identified as the dimensions. Critical factors have also been analyzed at different levels. This study proposes a discriminatory framework of owner dynamic capabilities that combined organizational ambidexterity and resilience. Moreover, this study contributes to the clarification of the concept of owner dynamic capabilities and the enrichment of their knowledge hierarchy. Practitioners can track the main contradictions that owners are currently facing against the actual situation and seek strategies.

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Research Article
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© The Author(s), 2023. Published by Cambridge University Press in association with the Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management

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