The Role of External Relationships for LSP Innovativeness: A Contingency Approach

@inproceedings{Bellingkrodt2013TheRO,
  title={The Role of External Relationships for LSP Innovativeness: A Contingency Approach},
  author={Silvia Bellingkrodt and Carl Marcus Wallenburg},
  year={2013}
}
Innovativeness is key to the success of logistics service providers (LSPs) and as LSPs often lack competencies for innovation internally, external relations as sources to acquire knowledge relevant for innovation are important. To the authors' knowledge, there is no research identifying the relevant knowledge sources for LSP innovativeness. Based on contingency theory, we develop a conceptual model on the relevance of different external relations in the context of the innovation focus of the… CONTINUE READING