Towards an open R&D system: Internal R&D investment, external knowledge acquisition and innovative performance
AbstractTo cope with fast-changing business environments, firms are increasingly opening up their organizational boundaries to tap into external source of knowledge. By restructuring their R&D system, firms face the challenge of balancing internal and external R&D activities to profit from external knowledge. This paper examines the influence of R&D configuration on innovative performance and the moderating role of a firm's R&D capacity.
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Internal and external R&D activities; R&D structure; R&D configuration; R&D capacity; Manufacturing firms; Innovative performance; Complementarity vs substitution;
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