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Managing Potential and Realized Absorptive Capacity: How Do Organizational Antecedents Matter?
Exploring how organizational antecedents affect potential and realized absorptive capacity, this study identifies differing effects for both components of absorptive capacity. Results indicate that
Exploratory Innovation, Exploitative Innovation and Peformance: Effects of Organizational Antecedents and Environmental Moderators
Results indicate that centralization negatively affects exploratory innovation, whereas formalization positively influences exploitative innovation, and Interestingly, connectedness within units appears to be an important antecedent of both exploratory and exploatory innovation.
Co-evolution of Firm Absorptive Capacity and Knowledge Environment: Organizational Forms and Combinative Capabilities
textabstractThis paper advances the understanding of absorptive capacity for assimilating new knowledge as a mediating variable of organization adaptation. Many scholars suggest a firm's absorptive
Towards The Flexible Form: How To Remain Vital in Hypercompetitive Environments
textabstractHypercompetition has received much attention, by an important question has not been answered: What organizational forms lead to success in hypercompetitive environments? Hypercompetition
Structural Differentiation and Ambidexterity: The Mediating Role of Integration Mechanisms
The findings suggest that the previously asserted direct effect of structural differentiation on ambidexterity operates through informal senior team and formal organizational integration mechanisms, and contributes to a greater clarity and better understanding of how organizations may effectively pursue exploration and exploitation simultaneously to achieve ambideXterity.
Absorbing the Concept of Absorptive Capacity: How to Realize Its Potential in the Organization Field
The purpose of this perspective paper is to advance understanding of absorptive capacity, its underlying dimensions, its multilevel antecedents, its impact on firm performance, and the contextual
PERSPECTIVE - Absorbing the Concept of Absorptive Capacity: How to Realize Its Potential in the Organization Field
It is argued that realizing the potential of the absorptive capacity concept requires more research that shows how “micro-antecedents” and “macro-antechedents" influence future outcomes such as competitive advantage, innovation, and firm performance.
Prolegomena on Coevolution: a Framework for Research on Strategy and New Organizational Forms
We advance arguments for why and how a coevolutionary perspective and framework of analysis can provide a new lens and new directions for research in strategic management and organization studies. We
Understanding Variation in Managers' Ambidexterity: Investigating Direct and Interaction Effects of Formal Structural and Personal Coordination Mechanisms
Findings regarding the formal structural mechanisms indicate that a manager's decision-making authority positively relates to this manager's ambidexterity, whereas formalization of aManager's tasks has no significant relationship with this managers' ambideXterity.
Investigating Managers' Exploration and Exploitation Activities: The Influence of Top-Down, Bottom-Up, and Horizontal Knowledge Inflows
This paper develops and tests hypotheses on the influence of a manager’s knowledge inflows on this manager’s exploration and exploitation activities. Based on a survey among managers of a leading