Supply network architecture and its contingent impact on innovation performance: A field study
International Journal of Production Economics, pp. 1075512019.
Supply networkInnovationBuyer-supplier relationshipSocial network theoryKnowledge-based view
Using field study data on complete supply networks for 153 components, collected from a large automotive firm and two consumer electronics manufacturers, we characterize the supply networks for the components in terms of social network analysis metrics and examine the impact of direct ties, indirect ties, and their interaction on innovati...More
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