publication . Article . Other literature type . 2013

The Interactive Constitution of Actors in Industrial Networks: The Case of the Norwegian City of Ålesund

Frans Prenkert;
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  • Published: 07 Nov 2013 Journal: International Journal of Business Administration, volume 4, issue 6 November, pages 10-28
Abstract
The actor-dimension of the Activitiy-Resource-Actor (ARA)-model has not gained the same attention among Industrial Marketing and Purchasing (IMP) scholars as the resource and activity dimensions. However, the issue of what an actor actually is, in the sense of its interactive constitution, is important from an industrial marketing and purchasing perspective that emphasizes the interactive character of the business landscape. This is adressed in this paper. As a concequence of their interactive constitution, actors come in many forms and they are never pre-determined but rather continuously forged out of interactions. In this paper, the Activity-Resource-Actor-mo...
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free text keywords: actor, interaction, heaviness, ARA-model, jointness, fish industry, Alesund, Jointness, Business, Marketing, Constitution, media_common.quotation_subject, media_common, Norwegian, language.human_language, language, Industrial marketing, Purchasing, Business studies
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publication . Article . Other literature type . 2013

The Interactive Constitution of Actors in Industrial Networks: The Case of the Norwegian City of Ålesund

Frans Prenkert;