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The Impact Research of Zhejiang Manufacturing Cluster Enterprise’s Social Capital on Innovation Performance

Author LeiJian
Tutor ZhangYiQing
School Zhejiang University of Technology
Course Business management
Keywords Cluster Corporate Social Capital Knowledge absorption Knowledge creation Innovation Performance
CLC F427
Type Master's thesis
Year 2012
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In the era of globalization, networking and knowledge into industrial clusters as a new model of economic development , has gradually become a new bright spot in today's international industrial development , and the main theme . At present, Zhejiang, characteristics and advantages of the industry in the country , mostly industrial clusters developed industry , but can not be ignored , manufacturing clusters in Zhejiang in the global division of labor in the processing of production processes , lack of upstream R \u0026 D design aspects , as well as downstream marketing aspects of the extension , the homogenization of competition problems are more prominent , can not promote the rapid realization of innovation . Based on this , this article by manufacturing clusters in Zhejiang Province corporate social capital systematic, scientific research , introduction of knowledge absorption and knowledge creation concept clusters corporate social capital , knowledge absorption , knowledge creation and innovation performance may exist between the impact pathways theoretical exploration and empirical analysis . In this paper, the cluster enterprises in Shaoxing , Zhuji , Taizhou , Wenzhou , Yongkang five cities and counties as the research object , through theoretical analysis proposed five basic assumptions , using the method of questionnaire , conducted a survey of 60 manufacturing cluster enterprises in Zhejiang Province 282 valid questionnaires , and as a basis for the statistical analysis , and draw the following basic conclusions : (1 ) manufacturing Industry cluster corporate social capital has a significant positive effect on knowledge absorption . ( 2 ) Zhejiang the manufacturing clusters corporate social capital has a significant positive impact on knowledge creation . (3) Manufacturing Industry Clusters corporate social capital on innovation performance, no significant positive effect on the relationship , but through knowledge absorption and knowledge creation indirect effect on innovation performance . ( 4 ) Manufacturing Industry Cluster enterprise knowledge absorption does not directly affect innovation performance , but through knowledge creation indirect effect on innovation performance , fully mediated . (5) join the cluster attribute control variable , assuming a slightly different conclusion . Finally, the paper is still under study to expand the discussion on the basis of the conclusions , Zhejiang manufacturing firms in cluster management recommendations how to improve innovation performance given the current severe economic situation , and pointed out the limitations of this study and recommendations for future research and outlook .

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