Superman or the Fantastic Four? Knowledge Combination and Experience in Innovative Teams

@article{Taylor2006SupermanOT,
  title={Superman or the Fantastic Four? Knowledge Combination and Experience in Innovative Teams},
  author={A. Taylor and H. Greve},
  journal={Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth Research Paper Series},
  year={2006}
}
  • A. Taylor, H. Greve
  • Published 2006
  • Business
  • Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth Research Paper Series
  • We examine how knowledge and experience affect both the mean and variance values of innovations from individuals and teams. We apply and extend theory on innovativeness and creativity to propose that holding multiple knowledge domains produces novel combinations that increase the variance of product performance; and that extensive experience produces outputs with high average performance. We analyzed innovations in the comic book industry, finding that innovations with extreme success and… CONTINUE READING
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