Entrepreneurial orientation and organizational knowledge creation: A configurational approach
Feifei Jiang (),
Gang Wang () and
Xu Jiang ()
Additional contact information
Feifei Jiang: Xi’an Jiaotong University
Gang Wang: Wuhan University
Xu Jiang: Xi’an Jiaotong University
Asia Pacific Journal of Management, 2019, vol. 36, issue 4, No 11, 1193-1219
Abstract Drawing upon the resource dependence theory, this study develops a configurational framework to focus on how business ties and market dynamism independently and interactively affect the relationship between entrepreneurial orientation (EO) and organizational knowledge creation. Findings from a sample of Chinese firms indicate that a configurational approach (three-way interactions) that aligns EO, business ties, and market dynamism has greater explanatory power for organizational knowledge creation than a contingency model (two-way interactions) and a main-effect-only model. Organizational knowledge creation benefits most from an EO in the presence of both high levels of business ties and market dynamism, while it benefits least with strong business ties under low market dynamism. Overall, our findings contribute to a better understanding of whether and when an EO enhances organizational knowledge creation.
Keywords: Entrepreneurial orientation (EO); Organizational knowledge creation; Business ties; Market dynamism; Configuration (search for similar items in EconPapers)
References: View references in EconPapers View complete reference list from CitEc
Citations: View citations in EconPapers (1) Track citations by RSS feed
Downloads: (external link)
http://link.springer.com/10.1007/s10490-018-9609-5 Abstract (text/html)
Access to the full text of the articles in this series is restricted.
This item may be available elsewhere in EconPapers: Search for items with the same title.
Export reference: BibTeX
RIS (EndNote, ProCite, RefMan)
Persistent link: https://EconPapers.repec.org/RePEc:kap:asiapa:v:36:y:2019:i:4:d:10.1007_s10490-018-9609-5
Ordering information: This journal article can be ordered from
http://www.springer. ... 29/journal/10490/PS2
Access Statistics for this article
Asia Pacific Journal of Management is currently edited by Jane Lu
More articles in Asia Pacific Journal of Management from Springer
Bibliographic data for series maintained by Sonal Shukla ().