How does open innovation lead competitive advantage? A dynamic capability view perspective

Autoři: Kibaek Lee aff001;  Jaeheung Yoo aff002
Působiště autorů: Department of Research Planning, Korea Research Institute of Chemical Technology (KRICT), Daejeon, Republic of Korea aff001;  Industry and Institution Research Group, Software Policy & Research Institute (SPRI), Seongnam, Republic of Korea aff002
Vyšlo v časopise: PLoS ONE 14(11)
Kategorie: Research Article
doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0223405


The relationship between open innovation and company’s competitive advantage, and organisational capabilities required remains to be explained. This study was conducted to answer the following questions. Does open innovation create organisation's competitive advantage? What types of capabilities are needed in the process of open innovation reaching competitive advantage, and what kind of relationship do they have? This study extends the scope of theoretical discussion about open innovation from the point of dynamic capability view. The results confirmed the statistical significance of the path linking open innovation to competitive advantage through product innovation. From the viewpoint of capabilities, transforming capability plays a role of significant prerequisite of sensing capability and seizing capability, having a direct or indirect significant effect on product innovation performance and competitive advantage sequentially. The results suggest that the linkages between the needed capabilities of organisation must be considered for performing open innovation to secure competitive advantage.

Klíčová slova:

Decision making – Employment – Finance – Industrial organization – Research validity – Software design – Structure of markets – Surveys


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