UM  > 工商管理學院  > 管理及巿場學系
Do different guanxi types affect capability building differently? A contingency view
Xiaoyun Chen; Jie Wu
2011-05
Source PublicationIndustrial Marketing Management
ISSN0019-8501
Volume40Issue:4Pages:581-592
Abstract

Drawing on social capital theory, this study explores how two types of guanxi – with business partners and with government officials –affect corporate capabilities differently, and examines their contingent value. The results from a survey of 409 firms in China indicate that the two guanxi types differ in the extent to which they contribute to corporate resource-bridging and adaptive capabilities. Specifically, guanxi with government officials is positively associated with resource-bridging capability but not with adaptive capability, whereas guanxi with business partners contributes to both resource-bridging capability and adaptive capability. We also find that technological turbulence weakens the impact of guanxi with government officials on capability building, but strengthens the effect of guanxi with business partners on the establishment of corporate capabilities. In addition, the two types of guanxi are mutually reinforcing in their impacts on respective capability building.

KeywordChina Firm Capabilities Guanxi Social Capital Theory Technological Turbulence
DOIhttps://doi.org/10.1016/j.indmarman.2010.12.014
URLView the original
Indexed BySSCI
Language英语
WOS Research AreaBusiness ; Economics
WOS SubjectBusiness ; Management
WOS IDWOS:000291138700012
The Source to ArticleScopus
Fulltext Access
Citation statistics
Cited Times [WOS]:64   [WOS Record]     [Related Records in WOS]
Document TypeJournal article
CollectionDEPARTMENT OF MANAGEMENT AND MARKETING
Corresponding AuthorXiaoyun Chen
AffiliationFaculty of Business Administration, University of Macau, Avenida Padre Tomás Pereira, Taipa, Macau, China
First Author AffilicationFaculty of Business Administration
Corresponding Author AffilicationFaculty of Business Administration
Recommended Citation
GB/T 7714
Xiaoyun Chen,Jie Wu. Do different guanxi types affect capability building differently? A contingency view[J]. Industrial Marketing Management,2011,40(4):581-592.
APA Xiaoyun Chen,&Jie Wu.(2011).Do different guanxi types affect capability building differently? A contingency view.Industrial Marketing Management,40(4),581-592.
MLA Xiaoyun Chen,et al."Do different guanxi types affect capability building differently? A contingency view".Industrial Marketing Management 40.4(2011):581-592.
Related Services
Recommend this item
Bookmark
Usage statistics
Export to Endnote
Google Scholar
Similar articles in Google Scholar
[Xiaoyun Chen]'s Articles
[Jie Wu]'s Articles
Baidu academic
Similar articles in Baidu academic
[Xiaoyun Chen]'s Articles
[Jie Wu]'s Articles
Bing Scholar
Similar articles in Bing Scholar
[Xiaoyun Chen]'s Articles
[Jie Wu]'s Articles
Terms of Use
No data!
Social Bookmark/Share
All comments (0)
No comment.
 

Items in the repository are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.