Knowledge complementarity , knowledge absorption effectiveness , and new product performance : The exploration of international joint ventures in China §

@inproceedings{Yao2015KnowledgeC,
  title={Knowledge complementarity , knowledge absorption effectiveness , and new product performance : The exploration of international joint ventures in China §},
  author={Zheng Yao and Zhi Yang and Gregory J. Fisher and Chaoqun Ma},
  year={2015}
}
Firms use international joint ventures (IJVs) to access and learn from partners’ knowledge and thus enhance their new product performance, especially when the partners have complementary knowledge bases. Most of the existing literature assumes that knowledge complementarity can directly lead to enhanced new product performance, while ignoring the mediating role of knowledge absorption effectiveness and moderating effects of organizational structure and organizational culture to integrate and… CONTINUE READING