Title

The Effects of External Relationships on Innovative Activities within Firms

Publication Type

Conference Proceeding Article

Publication Date

2003

Abstract

Data from technology-intensive companies in China are used to examine how external relationships influence new product development activities within firms. Findings indicate that both extra-industry and intra-industry relationships can be important to performance in new product development, but different types of external relationships have different effects on innovative processes.

Keywords

organizational sociology, product management, interogranizational relations, intergroup relations, China

Discipline

Asian Studies | Organizational Behavior and Theory | Strategic Management Policy

Research Areas

Strategy and Organisation

Publication

Academy of Management Proceedings

First Page

G1

Last Page

G6

Identifier

10.5465/AMBPP.2003.13792236

Publisher

Academy of Management