The Impact of Local Demand on Innovation in a Global Industry

Material TypeArticleLanguageEnglish
TitleThe Impact of Local Demand on Innovation in a Global Industry Author(S)Kira R Fabrizio (Author)
Abstract  Localization of knowledge flows has been extensively examined in the literature on innovation. However, almost all previous research has focused on technological knowledge. This study examines why knowledge of demand can also be tacit and localized. We provide a detailed empirical study of the global pharmaceutical industry and find not only that demand is as important as technological knowledge in determining the pattern of innovation in this industry but also that innovation is a locally determined phenomenon ...Paginationp42–64,
SubjectManagementDescriptorsStrategic management
Journal TitleStrategic Management Journal  
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