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Managing technological transitions through R&D alliances

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Abstract:

Technological and market transitions are difficult to manage, and collaborations can be viewed as either resources or constraints in dynamic settings. In the biopharmaceutical industry, a paradigmatic shift in the relevant knowledge bases occurred in the mid-1990s, inducing a structural change in the network of R&D collaborations. Search and relational strategies oriented toward exploration versus exploitation have prevailed in different phases of the network evolution. Therefore, biotechnology firms have experienced overwhelming difficulties in reorienting their learning strategies throughout paradigmatic shifts and ambidextrous organizations have been able to attain superior performances in terms of stability and centralization in the R&D network.

Document Type: Research Article

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-9310.2009.00545.x

Affiliations: 1: Department of Computer and Management Sciences, University of Trento, Via Inama, 5 - 38100 Trento, Italy., Email: massimo.riccaboni@unitn.it 2: Department of Management Sciences, University of Florence, Via delle Pandette, 9 - 50127 Florence, Italy., Email: rocco.moliterni@unifi.it

Publication date: March 1, 2009

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