Technology-based new product development partnerships

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dc.contributor.author Ettlie, John
dc.contributor.author Pavlou, Paul
dc.date.accessioned 2008-12-09T14:34:55Z
dc.date.available 2008-12-09T14:34:55Z
dc.date.issued 2006-05
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1850/7680
dc.description.abstract Hypotheses were developed to capture the dynamic capabilities that result from interfirm partnerships during the joint new product development (NPD) process -- the ability to build, integrate, and reconfigure existing resources to adapt to rapidly changing environments. These capabilities, in turn, were proposed to have a positive impact on NPD performance outcomes; (a) proportion of new product success and (b) superior new product commercialization. In contexts where the locus of innovation is rapidly hanging, the impact of interfirm NPD dynamic capabilities was hypothesized to be diminished in high-technology contexts, especially for buyers (original equipment manufacturers) and to a lesser extent for suppliers. Still, technology-based interfirm NPD partnerships were predicted to ultimately outperform low-technology ones in both NPD performance outcomes. Finally, information technology (IT) support for NPD was hypothesized to influence the interfirm NPD partnership;s dynamic capabilities. Using survey data from 72 auto company managers and their suppliers, the proposed model in which IT support for NPD influences the success of interfirm NPD partnerships through the mediating role of interfirm NPD partnership dynamic capabilities in high-and-low-technology contexts was generally supported. The results shed light on the nature of technology-based interfirm NPD partnerships and have implications for their success. Theoretical and managerial implications are discussed. en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.subject Codevelopment process models en_US
dc.subject Competitive capabilities en_US
dc.subject Field studies en_US
dc.subject Innovation process en_US
dc.subject New product development en_US
dc.subject Partial least squares en_US
dc.subject Survey research en_US
dc.title Technology-based new product development partnerships en_US
dc.type Article en_US

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