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Journal of Business and Management Sciences. 2018, 6(4), 137-142
DOI: 10.12691/jbms-6-4-1
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Integrating Knowledge from Network: How Explorative/Exploitative Innovations are Balanced

Dan-Wei Wen1, and Shih-Chieh Fang1

1Department of Business Administration, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan

Pub. Date: August 15, 2018

Cite this paper:
Dan-Wei Wen and Shih-Chieh Fang. Integrating Knowledge from Network: How Explorative/Exploitative Innovations are Balanced. Journal of Business and Management Sciences. 2018; 6(4):137-142. doi: 10.12691/jbms-6-4-1

Abstract

Despite consensus on the importance of balancing explorative and exploitative innovations, how organizations achieve so is unclear. This research argues that knowledge integration is the fundamental capability while organizations’ networks put their oar in the process. In order to validate our inference, this research holds preliminary interviews on an innovative triangular cooperation then further generate a computer simulation analysis.

Keywords:
knowledge integration ambidextrous innovation computer simulation exploration/exploitation

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