The Development of Organizational Capabilities and Corporate Entrepreneurial Processes: The Case of Chinese Automobile FirmsWCOB Faculty Publications
AbstractCorporate entrepreneurship (CE) has contributed to the rapid growth of emerging-market firms ( EMFs), yet little is known about this phenomenon from a process perspective. This article examines how EMFs develop organizational capabilities in pursuit of CE as a strategy to catch up with their global competitors. By adopting a case study method, our in-depth analysis of two leading Chinese automobile companies identifies specific organizational capabilities that enable firms' CE activities at different stages-initiation, development, and implementation. Our findings also reveal how different means of developing organizational capabilities lead to different catch-up strategies, which subsequently influence firms' entrepreneurial transformation and value creation.
Citation InformationGuo, Chun, Crystal X. Jiang, and Qin Yang. "The Development Of Organizational Capabilities And Corporate Entrepreneurial Processes: The Case Of Chinese Automobile Firms." Thunderbird International Business Review 56.6 (2014): 483-500.