Determinants of alliance portfolio complexity and its effect on innovative performance of companies

@inproceedings{Duysters2007DeterminantsOA,
  title={Determinants of alliance portfolio complexity and its effect on innovative performance of companies},
  author={Geert Duysters and Boris V Lokshin},
  year={2007}
}
Alliance formation is often described as a mechanism used by firms to increase voluntary knowledge transfers. Access to external knowledge has been increasingly recognized as a main source of a firm’s innovativeness. In this paper we examine decisions to form alliance portfolios of foreign and domestic partners by three groups of firms: innovators (firms that are successful in introducing new products to the market), imitators (firms that are successful at introducing new products, which are… CONTINUE READING
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