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Preserving prerequisites for innovation: Employee-related knowledge protection and organizational trust
(Emerald Publishing, 2016-10-03)
The purpose of this paper is to study how the motivation in firms to safeguard the prerequisites of innovation relates to the strength of the employee-related protection mechanisms that deal with knowledge leaking and ...
Reasons for choosing mechanisms to protect knowledge and innovations
Purpose - Prior research has confirmed the usefulness of both formal and informal protection mechanisms for governing knowledge flows. However, there is lack of research on the motivation and needs driving firms in their ...
HR‐related Knowledge Protection and Innovation Performance: The Moderating Effect of Trust
(John Wiley & Sons Ltd, 2015-05-15)
We argue that different human resource (HR)‐related practices and mechanisms play a role with regard to knowledge and innovation protection. We further suggest that the relationship between the protective HR mechanisms—softer ...
Appropriability profiles - Different actors, different outcomes
(World Scientific, 2016-11-16)
Compared to existing knowledge of innovation appropriability in general, or individual mechanisms contributing to value appropriation, little is known about the configurations of isolating appropriability mechanisms. Such ...
Mission: possible but sensitive – Knowledge protection mechanisms serving different purposes
(World Scientific, 2014-10-16)
Innovations have the potential to create value by generating rents (primary appropriability), or they can be used as background knowledge for further innovations and value creation (generative appropriability). Because ...
Perceptions of employee knowledge-risks in multinational, multilevel R&D organizations – Managing knowledge leaking and leaving
(World Scientific Publishing, 2015-05-22)
Maintaining innovation potential means that ideas, and the people generating those ideas, should be at the firms disposal. Furthermore, the firm should be able to capture value from people's ideas. Losing these people ...
Human resources – strength and weakness in protection of intellectual capital
(Emerald Group Publishing, 2015-10-12)
Purpose Human resources in knowledge intensive industries create the basis for continuing innovation and subsequent firm performance. At the same time, they pose risks for the competitiveness of the firm: unwanted leaking ...
Coping with rivals’ absorptive capacity in innovation activities
Two factors jointly determine the likelihood of a firm′s competitors obtaining information on its intangible assets and using it to damage the firm′s innovation performance. Those factors are the absorptive capacity of the ...
HR practices, knowledge sharing and protection activities, and performance – A moderation model
(World Scientific Publishing, 2017-05-31)
Innovation and HRM practices are connected, but the nature of these linkages may not be completely understood. Practical examples where knowledge securing practices limit efficiency of creative work, and where rewarding ...
Introduction to managing people for technological innovation