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In recent years, companies have increased their use of internal and external sources in pursuit of a competitive advantage through the effective and timely commercialization of new technology. Grounded in the resource-based view of the firm, this study examines the effect of a company's use of internal and external sources on multiple dimensions of(More)
a r t i c l e i n f o a b s t r a c t Social entrepreneurship has been the subject of considerable interest in the literature. This stems from its importance in addressing social problems and enriching communities and societies. In this article, we define social entrepreneurship; discuss its contributions to creating social wealth; offer a typology of(More)
Research on corporate entrepreneurship (CE) has grown rapidly over the past decade. In this article, we identify four major issues scholars can pursue to further our understanding about CE. The issues we explore include various forms of CE (e.g., sustained regeneration, domain redefinition) and their implications for organizational learning; the role of(More)
a r t i c l e i n f o a b s t r a c t High technology new firms have extensively used strategic alliances to gain access to knowledge, resources and capabilities. However, given their inexperience and limited resources, these firms are vulnerable to their more established partners' potential opportunism. This raises the question: How can new firms maximize(More)
Learning and increased innovation are often mentioned as some of the key benefits from corporate venturing for corporations. However, little research exists that would analyze whether there are systematic differences in learning outcomes across different governance modes. In this paper, we systematically analyze how the governance choice between different(More)
In this article, we introduce entrepreneurial capability (EC) as a means of capturing a firm?s capacity to sense, select, shape and synchronize its pursuit of opportunities. After defining EC and explaining its dimensions, we propose that its most profound role lies in promoting companies? proactiveness in managing their business ecosystem in order to gain(More)