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Four Essential Capabilities for Successful Platform Development

Li, F. ORCID: 0000-0002-6589-6392 & Xiaohui, S. (2021). Four Essential Capabilities for Successful Platform Development. California Management Review, 64(1),


We know what established platforms do to remain successful, but what could aspiring platform firms do to become successful? Based on a three-year longitudinal study, we identify four essential capabilities required for successful platform development.

Publication Type: Article
Additional Information: This is the submitted version of an article published in California Management Review, SAGE. The published version can be read online at
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management
Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
Departments: Bayes Business School > Management
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