Network Capability, Innovation Strategy, and Innovation Performance
American Journal of Theoretical and Applied Business
Volume 2, Issue 3, September 2016, Pages: 13-19
Received: Sep. 7, 2016; Accepted: Oct. 28, 2016; Published: Nov. 25, 2016
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He Jianhong, School of Economics and Management, Chongqing University of Posts and Telecommunications, Chongqing, P.R.China
Bai Yusong, School of Economics and Management, Chongqing University of Posts and Telecommunications, Chongqing, P.R.China
Zhang Shiyun, School of Economics and Management, Chongqing University of Posts and Telecommunications, Chongqing, P.R.China
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Based on a literature review, this paper classifies network capability into network vision capability, network constructing capability, and network management capability and constructs a model with explorative innovation and exploitative innovation being the mediating variables to analyze the influence of the three dimensions of network capabilities on innovation performance. We obtain 257 effective samples through questionnaire and verify every influencing path. Our findings show that the three dimensions of network capability have a positive effect on innovation performance, clear innovation strategy helps to improve innovation performance, different network capability structures result in different innovation strategy forms, and false innovation strategy forms weaken the effect of network capability on innovation performance.
Analysis Network Capability, Explorative Innovation, Exploitative Innovation, Innovation Performance
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He Jianhong, Bai Yusong, Zhang Shiyun, Network Capability, Innovation Strategy, and Innovation Performance, American Journal of Theoretical and Applied Business. Vol. 2, No. 3, 2016, pp. 13-19. doi: 10.11648/j.ajtab.20160203.11
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