The Role of Knowledge Embeddedness in the Process of Creation of Synergies in International Strategic Alliances

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The Role of Knowledge Embeddedness in the Process of Creation of Synergies in International Strategic Alliances

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dc.contributor.author Bernhard Nielsen, Bo en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2009-02-04T10:23:59Z
dc.date.available 2009-02-04T10:23:59Z
dc.date.issued 2004-03-24T00:00:00Z en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10398/6547
dc.description.abstract This paper develops a conceptual model, based on a structural equation approach, for empirically investigating the role played by relational embeddedness in the process of creation of synergies of knowledge related capabilities in international strategic alliances. The theoretical model identifies an underlying latent construct; knowledge embeddedness and its antecedents: complementarity, compatibility, tacitness, trust, protectiveness, coordination, and cultural distance, which needs to be explicitly recognized and integrated in the theory of creation of synergies in international strategic alliances. While the individual importance of most of these variables has long been recognized in both strategic alliance and social exchange literature, their simultaneous effects have thus far been ignored. Embeddedness is hypothesized to be a full mediator of these effects on creation of synergies. Furthermore, alliance longevity, absorptive capacity, network capacity, and collaborative know-how are proposed to moderate these effects. en_US
dc.format.extent 34 s. en_US
dc.language eng en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries Working paper;2001-07 en_US
dc.subject.other kep en_US
dc.title The Role of Knowledge Embeddedness in the Process of Creation of Synergies in International Strategic Alliances en_US
dc.type wp en_US
dc.contributor.corporation Copenhagen Business School. CBS
dc.contributor.departmentshort INT en_US
dc.contributor.departmentukshort INT
dc.idnumber x645152527 en_US
dc.publisher.city København en_US
dc.publisher.year 2001 en_US


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