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Role of relationships and networks in radical innovation

Role of relationships and networks in radical innovation

The eight papers included in this special issue collectively illustrate the complexity of how relationships and networks relate to radical innovation. The papers are grouped into a number of sub-themes, based on their primary focus: Social networks and the role of network ties; network competences; network structures; and relationship atmosphere issues.


How networks influence radical innovation: the effects of heterogeneity of network ties and crowding out,Interpartner learning, dependence asymmetry and radical innovation in customer-supplier relationships,Mobilising resources to bridge technological discontinuities,Radical innovation, network competence and the business of body disposal,Social capital, portfolio management capability and exploratory innovation: evidence from China,The effect of network structure on radical innovation in living labs,The impact of social and contractual enforcement on reseller performance: the mediating role of coordination and inequity during adoption of a new technology,The role of inter-organizational networks in enabling or delaying disruptive innovation: a case study of mVoIP,The role of relationships and networks in radical innovation

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