The interaction between external and internal knowledge sources: an open innovation view

  title={The interaction between external and internal knowledge sources: an open innovation view},
  author={Nieves L. Diaz-Diaz and Petra De Saa-Perez},
  journal={J. Knowledge Management},
Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to study the external sources of knowledge that better exploit internal knowledge in order to innovate. Design/methodology/approach – A balanced panel of 1,266 firms that respond to the Survey of Business Strategies for a five-year period was used, which represents a total of 6,330 observations. Findings – The influence of the absorptive capacity on new products is significant, with an inverted U-shaped relationship. The interaction between external… CONTINUE READING


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