Effects of the fitness among Entrepreneurship, Dynamic capabilities and Innovation activities on Business performance

기업가정신과 동적역량, 혁신활동의 적합성이 경영성과에 미치는 영향

  • Kim, Jin-Kwon (Graduate School of knowledge-based Technology and Energy, Korea Polytechnic University) ;
  • Ahn, Tony Donghui (Department of Business Administration, Korea Polytechnic University)
  • 김진권 (한국산업기술대학교 기식기반기술에너지대학원) ;
  • 안동희 (한국산업기술대학교 경영학부)
  • Received : 2016.11.10
  • Accepted : 2017.01.20
  • Published : 2017.01.28


The purposes of this study is to examine the effect of fitness among entrepreneurship, dynamic capabilities and innovation activities on business performance. A survey was conducted and analyzed on small & medium manufacturing companies in Korea with the following result of the study. First, the fitness of entrepreneurship and dynamic capabilities, the fitness of dynamic capabilities and innovation activities, the fitness of entrepreneurship and innovation activities have a significant effect on business performance respectively. Second, the fitness of all the three variables also has a significant positive effect on the performance. Additional path analysis shows that dynamic capabilities and innovation activities have mediating roles between entrepreneurship and business performance. The results imply that not only each of the entrepreneurship, dynamic capabilities, and innovation activities has a positive effect on business performance but also the three factors in harmony have a synergic positive effect on the business performance.


Entrepreneurship;Dynamic capabilities;Innovation activities;Business performance;Fitness


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