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  • The Research on the Effect of Network Capability and Absorptive Capability on Innovation Performance ----An Empirical Study of SMEs in the underdeveloped region in China   [MASS 2012]
  • Author(s)
  • Liu Qian, Cao Bing
  • ABSTRACT
  • On the basis of studying the logical relationship between network capability, absorptive capability and innovation performance and using structural equation modeling, the paper has tested the effect of network capability and absorptive capability on innovation performance. The results show that network capability and absorptive capability of SMEs in Xinjiang, the underdeveloped region in China, each has a significant effect on innovation performance; Network capability has not only a direct effect on innovation performance but also an indirect effect through absorptive capability. Therefore, improving the network capability is an important way to improve the innovation performance of SMEs in Xinjiang.
  • KEYWORDS
  • network capability; innovation performance; absorptive capability; small and medium-sized enterprises
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