• Imitation strategies and interfirm networks in the tourism industry: A structure–agency approach 

      Aarstad, Jarle; Ness, Håvard; Haugland, Sven Arne; Kvitastein, Olav Andreas (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      The paper investigates the association between tourism firms’ imitation strategies and the interfirm network structure in which they are embedded. In particular, it analyzes how imitation contributes to (1) tie formation ...
    • Innovation, uncertainty, and inter-firm shortcut ties in a tourism destination context 

      Aarstad, Jarle; Ness, Håvard; Haugland, Sven Arne (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2014)
      Efficient inter-firm coproduction in the tourism industry can bear a resemblance to the concept of small-worlds, typically characterized by pockets of local clusters and shortcut ties that connect and decrease path-length ...
    • Interfirm resource integration in destination contexts 

      Ness, Håvard; Haugland, Sven Arne; Aarstad, Jarle (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      In a co-producing tourism destination context, interdependent firms providing the destination product need to coordinate their relationships to achieve resource integration. We focus on two key dimensions of esource ...
    • Network position and tourism firms' co-branding practice 

      Aarstad, Jarle; Ness, Håvard; Haugland, Sven Arne (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2015)
      The branding of tourism destinations has received increased attention, with scholars typically focusing at the regional level or on the customer demand side. This study takes the firm as its level of analysis and explores ...