Developing New Capabilities across a Supplier Network through Boundary Crossing: A Case Study of a China-Based MNC Subsidiaryand its Local Suppliers
作者: Jacky F. L. HongRobin Stanley Snell
作者单位: 1University of Macau, China
2Lingnan University, Hong Kong
刊名: Organization Studies, 2013, Vol.34 (3), pp.377-406
来源数据库: SAGE期刊
DOI: 10.1177/0170840612467154
关键词: boundary crossingboundary objectscapability developmentMNCspower
原始语种摘要: Our nested case study shows how a China-based focal subsidiary of a Japanese MNC used various power bases to orchestrate aco-opetitive and diverse supplier ecosystem, and to drive cumulative cycles of collaborative capability development involvingsuccessive phases of capability gap articulation, evolution and institutionalization. All phases of capability developmentrequired the crossing of cognitive boundaries, which was facilitated by mutual engagement with boundary objects, and by commonpossession of generic background knowledge disseminated by the focal firm. The capability evolution phase also required thecrossing of social and governance boundaries, which was supported and legitimized by shared framing assumptions about mutualbenefit and continuous development, while the capability...
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  • capability 能力
  • focal 焦点的
  • discovery 发现
  • bases 脱氧核糖核酸基盐
  • knowledge 知识
  • shared 共享
  • development 开发
  • Network 网络
  • pressurizing 加压
  • boundary 边界