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The Dynamic Nature of Absorptive Capacity and Trust: How they Influence and Impact Upon One Another

Ratten, Vanessa (2004) The Dynamic Nature of Absorptive Capacity and Trust: How they Influence and Impact Upon One Another. In ANZIBA Conference: Dynamism and challenges in internationalisation, 5-6 November, Canberra.

Abstract

Many firms particularly those in the technology sector rely on their absorptive capacity as being a key indicator of their success. Trust between firms and within firms plays a crucial role in facilitating absorptive capacity and vice versa. The aim of this working paper is to examine the importance of trust and absorptive capacity on each other. A learning and alliance perspective is taken in order to explain and understand trust and absorptive capacity.

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ID Code: 1175
Item Type: Conference Paper
Keywords: trust, absorptive capacity, alliances
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > COMMERCE MANAGEMENT TOURISM AND SERVICES (150000) > BUSINESS AND MANAGEMENT (150300) > International Business (150308)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > QUT Business School
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2004 (please consult author)
Deposited On: 29 Apr 2005
Last Modified: 05 Jan 2011 23:24

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