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What drives biopharmaceutical firms' exploratory openness? A comparative process tracing approach to the analysis of R&D microfoundations

Nadia Di Paola and Tiziana Russo Spena

Journal of Business Research, 2019, vol. 97, issue C, 94-103

Abstract: By responding to the call for a multidimensional approach in the open innovation domain, the present work aims to clarify the interplay of different internal R&D resources as microfoundations through which exploratory openness is encouraged and enacted.

Keywords: Biopharmaceutical industry; Comparative process tracing; Exploratory openness; R&D diversity; R&D resources (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2019
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