Prospects for Developing Absorptive Capacity through Internal Information Provision

  title={Prospects for Developing Absorptive Capacity through Internal Information Provision},
  author={Michael J. Lenox and Andrew J. King},
Theories of absorptive capacity propose that knowledge gained from prior experience facilitates the identification, selection, and implementation of related profitable practices. Researchers have investigated how managers may develop absorptive capacity by building internal knowledge stocks, but few have focused on the distribution of this knowledge within the firm and the role managers play in administering information to organizational subunits. In this paper, we explore the degree to which… CONTINUE READING

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