The three essays collected in this dissertation advance our understanding of how organizational competencies and R&D objectives are related with partner selection and R&D performance at the project level. The first essay shows how the organizational competencies and R&D prime objective of the focal firm are related with who is seen as the most important partner in the R&D project. The second essay examines how organizational competencies affect the innovation performance of companies when collaborating with an external R&D organization. The third essay focuses on the relationship of absorptive capacity and knowledge distance with new product development performance.
|Qualification||Doctor of Philosophy|
|Award date||19 Dec 2019|
|Place of Publication||Tilburg|
|Print ISBNs||978 90 5668 614 7|
|Publication status||Published - 2019|