From the perspective of firm’s network, this paper first does a brief literature review on firm’s network resources, network capabilities and the growth of e-commerce platform. Then it uses case study approach to explore the impact of firm’s network capabilities and network resources on the growth of e-commerce platforms cases involving retail, travel and footwear industries. The result of case studies indicates that the network capabilities and the platform’s growth, firm’s network capabilities and network resources , firm’s network resources and the platform’s growth all have clear positive correlations. Then this paper puts forward relevant hypotheses and it will complete empirical research in the future through questionnaires.
Shao, Ting; Lu, Ping; and Liu, Zhenyu, "THE IMPACT OF FIRM’S NETWORK ON THE GROWTH OF E-COMMERCE PLATFORM" (2014). PACIS 2014 Proceedings. 58.