Adaptive Capacity: Linking New Know-How to Innovation and Financial Performance in Late-Follower Firms
AbstractWhile the economic impact of technological innovation is arguably by the most important motivation behind research into conditions supporting it, most empirical firm-level studies use either knowledge out or adoption decisions rather than economic value-based measures to evaluate innovation performance. This paper addresses the relatively unexplored relationship between knowledge output or adoption and economic returns.
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