Learning in Dynamic Inter-firm Networks: The Efficacy of Multiple Contacts
AbstractThis paper examines the relevance of both an efficiency-based network strategy and a learning-based network strategy in the context of inter-firm partnering. The effect of these different forms of network behaviour on company performance is analysed for companies in the international computer industry. Strategies associated with learning through so-called exploratory networks appear to generate a greater impact on technological performance in a dynamic environment than efficiency strategies through exploitative networks.
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Date of creation: 2002
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Publication status: Published in Organization studies (2002) v.23, p.525-548
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- Hagedoorn, John & Duysters, Geert, 2002. "Learning in dynamic inter-firm networks: the efficacy of multiple contacts," Open Access publications from Maastricht University urn:nbn:nl:ui:27-4289, Maastricht University.
- Hagedoorn, John & Duysters, Geert, 2002. "Learning in dynamic inter-firm networks: The efficacy of multiple contacts," Open Access publications from Maastricht University urn:nbn:nl:ui:27-13017, Maastricht University.
- Hagedoorn,John & Duysters,Geert, 2000. "Learning in Dynamic Inter-firm Networks - The Efficacy of Multiple Contacts," Research Memoranda 009, Maastricht : MERIT, Maastricht Economic Research Institute on Innovation and Technology.
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- Silverberg, Gerald & Verspagen, Bart, 1994. "Learning, innovation and economic growth: A long-run model of industrial dynamics," Open Access publications from Maastricht University urn:nbn:nl:ui:27-18133, Maastricht University.
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