Unpacking Absorptive Capacity: A study of Knowledge Utilization from Alliance Portfolios

Abstract: Companies that need the ability to adjust to industry changes often find it difficult to develop new products internally. Through strategic alliances, they find means to acquire, or absorb, the knowledge they need. Understanding a company’s absorptive capacity requires separating it into two parts, latitudinal and longitudinal absorptive capacity. ┬áBy defining these two types … Continue reading Unpacking Absorptive Capacity: A study of Knowledge Utilization from Alliance Portfolios