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Revisiting Absorptive Capacity: An Empirical Study On Knowledge Acquisition And Assimilation

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Revisiting Absorptive Capacity : An Empirical Study On Knowledge Acquisition And Assimilation. / de Araújo, Ana Luiza Lara; Ulhøi, John Parm; Lettl, Christopher.

2010. Paper presented at Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Montreal, Canada.

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de Araújo, ALL, Ulhøi, JP & Lettl, C 2010, 'Revisiting Absorptive Capacity: An Empirical Study On Knowledge Acquisition And Assimilation', Paper presented at Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Montreal, Canada, 06/08/2010 - 10/08/2010. <http://annualmeeting.aomonline.org/2010/>

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de Araújo ALL, Ulhøi JP, Lettl C. 2010. Revisiting Absorptive Capacity: An Empirical Study On Knowledge Acquisition And Assimilation. Paper presented at Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Montreal, Canada.

MLA

de Araújo, Ana Luiza Lara, John Parm Ulhøi and Christopher Lettl Revisiting Absorptive Capacity: An Empirical Study On Knowledge Acquisition And Assimilation. Academy of Management Annual Meeting, 06 Aug 2010, Montreal, Canada, Paper, 2010.

Vancouver

de Araújo ALL, Ulhøi JP, Lettl C. Revisiting Absorptive Capacity: An Empirical Study On Knowledge Acquisition And Assimilation. 2010. Paper presented at Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Montreal, Canada.

Author

de Araújo, Ana Luiza Lara ; Ulhøi, John Parm ; Lettl, Christopher. / Revisiting Absorptive Capacity : An Empirical Study On Knowledge Acquisition And Assimilation. Paper presented at Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Montreal, Canada.

Bibtex

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abstract = "Absorptive capacity has mostly been perceived as a 'passive' outcome of R&D investments. Recently, however, a growing interest into its 'proactive' potentials has emerged. This paper taps into this development and proposes a dynamic model for conceptualizing the determinants of the complementary learning processes of absorptive capacity, which comprise combinative and adaptive capabilities. Drawing on survey data (n=169), the study concludes that combinative capabilities primarily enhance transformative and exploratory learning processes, while adaptive capabilities strengthen all three learning processes, with emphasis on exploitative learning. Before concluding, the paper addresses implications for theory and practice and limitations of this study.",
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RIS

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