How Firms Capture Value From Their Innovations.

Material TypeArticleLanguageEnglish
TitleHow Firms Capture Value From Their Innovations. Author(S)Sharon D. James. (Author)
Abstract  Over the past 25 years, the technology strategy literature has examined how four primary mechanisms—patents, secrecy, lead time, and complementary assets—influence whether and to what extent firms capture value generated by their innovations. Although this literature has had a profound impact on our understanding of how firms capture value from innovation, we have yet to develop a robust theory that allows us to unbundle the characteristics of institutions, industries, firms, and individual technologies that affect the selection of particular value capture mechanisms. ...Paginationp 1123-1155
Journal TitleJournal of Management  
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