Learning in strategic technology alliances

  title={Learning in strategic technology alliances},
  author={Wilfred Schoenmakers and Geert Duysters},
  journal={Techn. Analysis & Strat. Manag.},
In this paper we examine the influence of strategic technology alliances on organisational learning. From an empirical perspective we examine the preand post-alliance knowledge bases of allying firms. We find that the pre-alliance knowledge base overlap of the allying firms has an inverted U-shaped relationship with the degree of learning taking place in the alliance. Alliances established for the purpose of learning also show a significantly greater increase in knowledge base overlap for the… CONTINUE READING

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