Organizational Strategy, Innovation, and Performance

Zahra, Shaker A.
August 1989
Academy of Management Best Papers Proceedings;1989, p349
Conference Proceeding
Innovations were classified along two dimensions: focus (product, administrative and technological) and orientation (incubative, imitative and acquisitive). Links among these innovations and strategic groups were examined, using data from 102 firms. Different strategies were associated with distinct patterns of innovation. These links were more pronounced in high, than low, performing companies.


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