Internal Determinants of Product Innovation and Management Innovation: The Effects of Diagnostic Capabillity and Implementation Capability

Mie Harder

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    Abstract

    This paper adopts a behavioral theory of the firm perspective in order to compare the antecedents of two types of innovation: Management innovation refers to the adoption of new management practices or organizational structures, whereas product innovation refers to the introduction of new products or services on the market. The study further distinguishes between two categories of innovation within each type: new to the firm and new to the industry innovations. The findings indicate that there are more differences than similarities between the antecedents of the two types of innovation. However, adopting either type of innovation increases the likelihood of simultaneously adopting the other.
    Original languageEnglish
    Place of PublicationFrederiksberg
    PublisherInstitut for Strategic Management and Globalization
    Number of pages39
    ISBN (Print)9788791815676
    Publication statusPublished - Jan 2011
    SeriesSMG Working Paper
    Number5/2011

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