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Anàlisi bibliomètrica de la literatura internacional sobre innovació oberta i capacitat d’absorció

Bibliometric analysis of the international literature on open innovation and absorptive capacity

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Purpose: To assess if it exists the close relationship suggested by some authors between open innovation and absorptive capacity. Design/methodology: Bibliometric analysis on the Web of Science about the international literature where both terms are treated simultaneously. Findings: It has been shown that it is a field of growing interest and that there is a close relationship between open innovation and absorptive capacity. Research limitations/implications: The bias due to the database selected and the selection criteria applied (they could affect the no selection of some significant articles). Practical implications: To know that the absorption capacity is related to open innovation can help organizations become more innovative enhancing this capability. Originality/value: The approach used is a novelty and the conclusions can better understand the relationship between both terms (open innovation and absorption capacity). Thus, it can help increase innovation.
Abstract (Original Language): 
Objecte: Comprovar si existeix, i si ha estat estudiada o demostrada, l’estreta relació, suggerida per alguns autors, entre innovació oberta i capacitat d’absorció. Disseny/metodologia: Anàlisi bibliomètrica sobre la Web of Science de la literatura internacional on es tracten ambdós termes simultàniament. Aportacions i resultats: S’ha demostrat que és un camp de creixent interès i que existeix una estreta relació entre innovació oberta i capacitat d’absorció. Limitacions: Els biaixos propis de utilitzar la base de dades elegida i els criteris de selecció aplicats fan possible la no inclusió d’algun article significatiu. Implicacions pràctiques: Conèixer que la capacitat d’absorció té relació amb la innovació oberta pot ajudar les entitats a ser més innovadores potenciant aquesta capacitat. Valor afegit: L’enfocament utilitzat és novedós i les conclusions, a falta d’una anàlisi profunda de la literatura, permeten entendre millor la relació entre els dos termes innovació oberta i capacitat d’absorció, i poden ajudar a incrementar la innovació.

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