Taewan Kim
University of Scranton
Empirical researchWeb 2.0BusinessOpen innovationInterdependenceCritical success factorSurvey data collectionHuman resource managementPerspective (graphical)DynamismContext (language use)Knowledge SearchSuccess factorsFinancial performanceSpider webIndustrial organizationCost leadershipSample (statistics)Small and medium-sized enterprisesKnowledge managementTypology
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While firms’ search for new knowledge has been investigated mostly for large enterprises, there is a lack of empirical research to examine knowledge search strategy by small and medium enterprises (SMEs). This study seeks to fill this gap in the innovation literature by examining differences in knowledge search strategy by SMEs. Drawing on a survey data obtained from 3,175 SMEs, we used cluster analysis to identify groups of SMEs that pursue homogenous knowledge search strategy. The study result...
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While open innovation has gained much attention, few studies have examined this perspective in the context of small and medium enterprises (SMEs). The motivation of this study is to fill this gap by examining SMEs' strategic approaches toward inbound open innovation and in-house R&D. Drawing on a sample of 3,175 SMEs in South Korea, we used cluster analysis to identify groups of SMEs pursuing homogenous innovation strategies. We also examined the effect of SMEs' innovation strategies on financia...
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The purpose of this study is to investigate the critical success factors of platform leadership in the Web 2.0 based service business environment. Because of the lack of theoretical foundation for this topic, we adopted relevant theory and case study analyses. Representative Web 2.0 firms which have developed platform leadership were chosen and analyzed on the basis of previous research on platform strategy through spider web analysis. This study shows that Web 2.0 firms such as Google, Flickr, ...
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