Network Effects on Radical Innovation and Financial Performance: An Open-mindedness Approach

Marcelo Gattermann Perin, Cláudio Hoffmann Sampaio, Daniel Jiménez-Jiménez, Juan Garcia Cegarra-Navarro
  • BAR - Brazilian Administration Review, January 2016, FapUNIFESP (SciELO)
  • DOI: 10.1590/1807-7692bar2016160057

Network Effects on Radical Innovation and Financial Performance

What is it about?

This study examines how companies can achieve high performance through certain organizational behaviors (open-mindedness and social networks) and innovation.

Why is it important?

The study brings a proper understanding that radical innovations play a crucial role for organizational performance in emerging economies. Results also show that open-mindedness is associated with both internal networks and external social networks. In addition, the external social network mediates the effects of open-mindedness on the internal social network. Finally, external social networks have an indirect influence on radical innovations, through internal social networks, and a direct effect on organizational performance.

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