The effects of coopetition on the innovation activities and firm performance: some empirical evidence

Cristina I. Fernandes*, João J. Ferreira, Pedro M. Veiga, Carla Marques

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    Abstract

    Purpose: The purpose of this paper involves evaluating the impact of coopetition on the innovation activities and innovation performance of companies. Design/methodology/approach: The study deployed data from the Community Innovation Survey – CIS 2012 and subject to the application of different multivariate statistical analysis processes. Findings: The authors furthermore conclude that coopetition and the transfer of knowledge to and from competitors generates a statistically significant positive impact on company innovation-related activities and performance. Originality/value: This work enriches the theory of innovation from the perspectives of game-theoretic strategic and resource theory approach. Moreover, the findings provide several recommendations for managers to effectively conduct firm’s coopetition strategy on innovation performance.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)622-645
    Number of pages24
    JournalCompetitiveness Review
    Volume29
    Issue number5
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 21 Oct 2019

    Keywords

    • CIS
    • Coopetition
    • Innovation
    • Knowledge transfer
    • Performance

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