Technological capability building

Oct 1, 2020

Technological learning strategies and technology upgrading intensity in the mining industry: Evidence from Brazil

Despite exhaustive research on technology upgrading in firms from emerging economies – latecomer firms – we still know little about micro-level learning strategies underlying technological innovation  […]
Oct 1, 2020

The role of interactive learning in innovation capability building in multinational subsidiaries: A micro-level study of biotechnology in Brazil.

Although multinational enterprises (MNEs) from advanced economies have increasingly internationalised their innovation activities, including R&D, into emerging economies, we have an incomplete understanding of how subsidiaries in […]
Oct 1, 2020

Explaining early entry into path-creation technological catch-up in the br forestry and pulp industry: Evidence from Brazil

Building on Lee and Malerba’s (2017) framework, we explore how leading firms in Brazil’s forestry and pulp industry responded to windows of opportunity, in learning terms, […]
Oct 1, 2020

Inclusive innovation and the role of technological capability building: The social business Grameen Danone Foods Limited in Bangladesh

This article examines how a least developed country-based social business first creates operational capabilities (OCs) and then, over time, builds innovative capabilities (ICs) to fulfil a […]
Oct 1, 2020

Innovative capability building and learning linkages in knowledge-intensive service SMEs in Brazil’s mining industry

This study examines how small and medium enterprises (SMEs) that are knowledge-intensive service firms (hereafter “knowledge-intensive service SMEs”) accumulate innovative technological capabilities through learning linkages with […]
Oct 1, 2020

The role of interactive learning in innovation capability building in multinational subsidiaries: A micro-level study of biotechnology in Brazil.

Although multinational enterprises (MNEs) from advanced economies have increasingly internationalised their innovation activities, including R&D, into emerging economies, we have an incomplete understanding of how subsidiaries in […]
Oct 1, 2020

Micro-level technological capability accumulation in developing economies: Insights from the Brazilian sugarcane ethanol industry

Accumulation of indigenous innovative capabilities in firms in developing economies (‘latecomer firms’) may contribute to sustainable industrial development. To enhance understanding of capability accumulation processes in […]