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Impact of entrepreneurial orientation and quality management practices on product innovation performance: the case of Hong Kong electronics manufacturing firms in the Pearl River delta region, China

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posted on 28.03.2022, 16:05 authored by Alfred Pak Chuen Yu
Product innovation performance (PIP) is recognized as a key strategic performance objective, and strategy or entrepreneurship literature suggests that firms with an entrepreneurial orientation (EO) tend to achieve high performance in their product innovation. Conversely, operations scholars advocate quality management practices (QMP) as a key determinant of product innovation performance. This view raises the question of how these two strategic views may, separately or jointly, influence the extent to which a firm achieves superior performance in product innovation. Furthermore, even though contextual factors affect how strategies contribute to the performance of a firm, few empirical assessments have been done to investigate factors such as presence of market unfairness, policy support or intensity of competition enhance or hinder mechanisms through which entrepreneurial orientation and quality management lead to product innovation performance.

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction -- 2. Literature review -- 3. Research methodology -- 4. Analysis and results -- 5. Conclusion and recommendations.

Notes

Includes bibliographical references

Awarding Institution

Macquarie University

Degree Type

Thesis professional doctorate

Degree

DBA, Macquarie University, Macquarie Graduate School of Management

Year of Award

2015

Principal Supervisor

Norma Harrison

Rights

Copyright Yu Alfred Pak Chuen 2015. Copyright disclaimer: http://mq.edu.au/library/copyright

Language

English

Extent

1 online resource (xiv, 325 pages)

Former Identifiers

mq:71412 http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1274084