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Research on Relationship between External Social Capital, Knowledge Creation and Technological Innovation Performance

Author WuXiaoZuo
Tutor RenNan
School Jiangsu University of Science and Technology
Course Management Science and Engineering
Keywords External social capital Knowledge creation Technical innovation performance
CLC F224
Type Master's thesis
Year 2011
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More and more companies recognize that knowledge is in constant source of competitive advantage , but in order to win in the fierce competition in the market is not enough to rely only on the knowledge of the enterprise's own , must continue to obtain knowledge from outside the enterprise in order to improve technological innovation performance . Many factors affect the performance of technological innovation , this paper is to study the relationship between the external social capital , knowledge creation and technological innovation performance from the point of view of the outside the enterprise network . Summary and review of the existing literature on the basis of external social capital from the structural dimension , relational dimension and cognitive dimension three angle analysis , analysis of external social capital built three dimensions of knowledge creation and technological innovation performance the theoretical model of the impact of this framework by external social capital dimensions (independent variables ) , knowledge creation ( mediating variables ) and technological innovation performance ( the dependent variable ) , three kinds of variables and the corresponding path relations . In this paper, the combination of theoretical and empirical research , a total of 161 valid questionnaires , factor analysis by using SPSS17.0 on data , regression analysis and analysis of variance , and draw some conclusions . These conclusions , \research conclusions, including : ( 1) external social capital in three dimensions , the cognitive dimension of knowledge creation is the most significant the weaker structural dimensional and relational dimension of knowledge creation . ( 2) in the four processes of knowledge creation , the combination of the process of technological innovation performance , followed by the process of externalization , internalization process of technological innovation performance minimum . (3) knowledge creation and act as an intermediary role between the three dimensions of the external social capital and technological innovation performance , rather than assuming a fully mediated .

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