Pushing and Pulling – Digital Business Model Innovation and Dynamic Capabilities
Everlin Piccinini and
Lutz M. Kolbe
Journal of Competences, Strategy & Management, 2019, vol. 10, 55-78
We theorize and empirically demonstrate that firms engaging in digital business model innovation experience a dual effect on their dynamic capabilities. From a global survey of automotive decision makers, we first identify the need for the specific dynamic capabilities of organizational agility and absorptive capacity for effective digital business model innovation. Second, we discover that the use of digital technologies in innovating business models further drives these capabilities. Our study provides important implications for research on dynamic capabilities and digital innovation, and for practitioners facing challenges of digital transformation by pointing to less understood consequences of digital business model innovation.
Keywords: Digital business model innovation; dynamic capabilities; organizationalagility; absorptive capacity; digital business models (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: M15 O30 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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