Clarifying the link between social capital and MSME innovation performance: the role of absorptive capacity

Article


Roxas, Banjo. 2007. "Clarifying the link between social capital and MSME innovation performance: the role of absorptive capacity." Asia-Pacific Social Science Review. 7 (2), pp. 31-51.
Article Title

Clarifying the link between social capital and MSME innovation performance: the role of absorptive capacity

ERA Journal ID123101
Article CategoryArticle
Authors
AuthorRoxas, Banjo
EditorsRobles, Alfredo
Journal TitleAsia-Pacific Social Science Review
Journal Citation7 (2), pp. 31-51
Number of Pages21
Year2007
Place of PublicationManila, Philippines
ISSN0119-8386
Web Address (URL)http://www.dlsu.edu.ph/research/journals/apssr/pdf/200712/3Roxas.pdf
Abstract

A conceptual framework is proposed in this article showing how the social capital of a community shapes the innovation performance of micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) through the exercise of absorptive capacity as the mediating phenomenon between the two. Its significance stems from the unprecedented effort of explaining how community social capital matters in the innovation performance of MSMEs, a departure from previous studies which typically examined market-related or hierarchical social capital in the form of formal networks and directly linking them to firm innovation without due regard to knowledge management within the firm as an antecedent of organizational innovation. The aim is to stimulate further
thinking and empirical research on the subject of social capital of a community in an MSME and/or entrepreneurial context.

Keywordsinonvation; social capital; MSME; absorptive capacity
ANZSRC Field of Research 2020380113. Public economics - public choice
359999. Other commerce, management, tourism and services not elsewhere classified
441016. Urban sociology and community studies
Public Notes

Published version says vol.7 no.1 on first page, but vol 7 no. 2 on subsequent pages. Website is clear that the article is in issue 2.

Byline AffiliationsVictoria University of Wellington, New Zealand
Permalink -

https://research.usq.edu.au/item/q02x3/clarifying-the-link-between-social-capital-and-msme-innovation-performance-the-role-of-absorptive-capacity

Download files


Published Version
Roxas_APSSR_2007_PV.pdf
File access level: Anyone

  • 2244
    total views
  • 500
    total downloads
  • 3
    views this month
  • 1
    downloads this month

Export as

Related outputs

Explaining the levels of innovation and R&D in New Zealand's small and medium-sized enterprises: too many small firms?
Battisti, Martina, Deakins, David and Roxas, Hernan. 2010. "Explaining the levels of innovation and R&D in New Zealand's small and medium-sized enterprises: too many small firms? " Small Enterprise Research. 17 (2), pp. 177-192.
Effects of rule of law on firm performance in South Africa
Roxas, Banjo, Chadee, Doren and Erwee, Ronel. 2012. "Effects of rule of law on firm performance in South Africa." European Business Review (Bingley). 24 (5), pp. 478-492. https://doi.org/10.1108/09555341211254544
Environmental sustainability orientation and financial resources of small manufacturing firms in the Philippines
Roxas, Banjo and Chadee, Doren. 2012. "Environmental sustainability orientation and financial resources of small manufacturing firms in the Philippines ." Social Responsibility Journal. 8 (2), pp. 208-226. https://doi.org/10.1108/17471111211234842
Predicting management development behaviour in New Zealand SMEs
Battisti, Martina, Deakins, David, Coetzer, Alan and Roxas, Hernan. 2011. "Predicting management development behaviour in New Zealand SMEs." Maritz, Alex (ed.) 8th AGSE International Entrepreneurship Research Exchange Conference (AGSE 2011). Melbourne, Australia 01 - 04 Feb 2011 Melbourne, Australia.
Impact of formal institutional environment on innovativeness and performance
Roxas, Banjo and Chadee, Doren. 2011. "Impact of formal institutional environment on innovativeness and performance." Sohal, Amrik (ed.) QIK 2011: Aligning Innovation in Developed and Emerging Economies. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 15 - 18 Feb 2011 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Does relational capital mediate the effects of export knowledge on firm performance?
Chadee, Doren and Roxas, Banjo. 2011. "Does relational capital mediate the effects of export knowledge on firm performance?" Sohal, Amrik (ed.) QIK 2011: Aligning Innovation in Developed and Emerging Economies. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 15 - 18 Feb 2011 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Knowledge management culture, strategy and process in Malaysian firms
Erwee, Ronel, Skadiang, Barbara and Roxas, Banjo. 2012. "Knowledge management culture, strategy and process in Malaysian firms." Knowledge Management Research and Practice. 10 (1), pp. 89-98. https://doi.org/10.1057/kmrp.2011.37
Social desirability bias in survey research on sustainable development in small firms: an exploratory analysis of survey mode effect
Roxas, Banjo and Lindsay, Val. 2012. "Social desirability bias in survey research on sustainable development in small firms: an exploratory analysis of survey mode effect." Business Strategy and the Environment. 21 (4), pp. 223-235. https://doi.org/10.1002/bse.730
Environmental sustainability change management in SMEs: learning from sustainability champions
Chadee, Doren, Wiesner, Retha and Roxas, Banjo. 2011. "Environmental sustainability change management in SMEs: learning from sustainability champions." International Journal of Learning and Change. 5 (3/4), pp. 194-207. https://doi.org/10.1504/IJLC.2011.045068
Export knowledge and export performance: the mediating role of relational capital
Roxas, Hernan and Chadee, Doren. 2010. "Export knowledge and export performance: the mediating role of relational capital." Gurd, Bruce (ed.) 24th Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management Conference (ANZAM 2010). Adelaide, Australia 08 - 10 Dec 2010 Adelaide, South Australia.
Management development, innovation and performance of small exporting firms in New Zealand
Roxas, Hernan Banjo, Battisti, Martina and Deakins, David. 2010. "Management development, innovation and performance of small exporting firms in New Zealand." Gurd, Bruce (ed.) 24th Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management Conference (ANZAM 2010). Adelaide, Australia 08 - 10 Dec 2010 Brisbane, Australia.
Management development from the perspective of small firm owner-managers
Battisti, Martina, Deakins, David, Roxas, Hernan Banjo and Coetzer, Alan. 2010. "Management development from the perspective of small firm owner-managers." NZVET 2010: New Zealand Vocational Education and Training Research Forum. Wellington, New Zealand 14 - 15 Apr 2010 Wellington, New Zealand.
An institutional analysis of strategic posture
Roxas, Banjo G.. 2008. "An institutional analysis of strategic posture." Journal of Business and Governance. 10 (2), pp. 3-18.
Sustainability from the perspective of the small firm owner-manager
Battisti, Martina and Roxas, Hernan Banjo. 2009. "Sustainability from the perspective of the small firm owner-manager." Sustainability Conference 2009: The Sustainability Debate - The Way Forward. Auckland, New Zealand 12 - 13 Nov 2009 Palmerston North, New Zealand.
Management capability: perspectives from New Zealand small firms: report from BusinesSMEasure 2009
Battisti, Martina, Deakins, David, Roxas, Hernan Banjo and Coetzer, Alan. 2010. Management capability: perspectives from New Zealand small firms: report from BusinesSMEasure 2009. Wellington, New Zealand. Massey University.
Managerial learning and management development in New Zealand SMEs
Deakins, David, Battisti, Martina, Coetzer, Alan and Roxas, Hernan Banjo. 2010. "Managerial learning and management development in New Zealand SMEs." ISBE 2010: Looking to the Future: Economic and Social Regeneration through Entrepreneurial Activity. London, United Kingdom 03 - 04 Nov 2010
Do institutions matter to the strategic posture and performance of SMEs? Lessons from an emerging economy
Roxas, Hernan Banjo, Lindsay, Valerie, Ashill, Nicholas and Victorio, Antong. 2009. "Do institutions matter to the strategic posture and performance of SMEs? Lessons from an emerging economy ." SEAANZ 2009: Start Small - Think Big. Wellington, New Zealand 31 Aug - 02 Sep 2009 Wellington, New Zealand.
Economic accountablity in the context of local governance in the Philippines: a structural equation modelling approach
Roxas, Hernan Banjo, Lindsay, Valerie, Ashill, Nicholas and Victorio, Antong. 2009. "Economic accountablity in the context of local governance in the Philippines: a structural equation modelling approach." Asia Pacific Journal of Public Administration. 31 (1), pp. 17-37.
Social capital for knowledge management: the case of SMEs in the Asia Pacific region
Roxas, Banjo G.. 2008. "Social capital for knowledge management: the case of SMEs in the Asia Pacific region." Asian Academy of Management Journal. 13 (2), pp. 57-77.
Entrepreneurial knowledge and its effects on entrepreneurial intentions: development of a conceptual framework
Roxas, Banjo G., Cayoca-Panizales, Rhowena and de Jesus, Rowenna. 2008. "Entrepreneurial knowledge and its effects on entrepreneurial intentions: development of a conceptual framework." Asia-Pacific Social Science Review. 8 (2), pp. 61-77. https://doi.org/10.3860/apssr.v8i2.784
Institutional analysis of strategic choice of micro, small and medium enterprises: development of a conceptual framework
Roxas, Hernan Banjo G., Lindsay, Valerie, Ashill, Nicholas and Victorio, Antong. 2008. "Institutional analysis of strategic choice of micro, small and medium enterprises: development of a conceptual framework." Singapore Management Review. 30 (2), pp. 47-72.