The Effect of Dynamic Capabilities, Operational Capabilities, and IT Capabilities on Innovative Performance : Focusing on Exploration and Exploitation

동적역량, 운영역량, IT역량이 혁신성과에 미치는 영향 : 탐험과 활용을 중심으로

  • Kim, Moon-Shik (Dept. of Finance & Accounting, Tongmyong University)
  • 김문식 (동명대학교 금융회계학과)
  • Received : 2018.09.06
  • Accepted : 2019.01.04
  • Published : 2019.01.31


This study examined the relationship between dynamic capabilities and innovation performance and the mediating effect of exploration/exploitation operational capabilities as well as the moderating effect of exploration/exploitation IT capabilities. The results are as follows: seizing capability and reconfiguration capability had positive effects on incremental and radical innovation performance. Exploration and exploitation operational capability had positive effects on incremental innovation performance. Furthermore, exploration operation capability had a positive effect on radical innovation performance. 'Exploration operational capability-exploration IT capability' had moderating effects on 'exploration operational capability-exploitation IT capability', and 'exploitation operational capability-exploitation IT capability' on incremental innovation performance. Lastly, 'exploration operational capability-exploration IT capability' had a significant mediating effect on radical innovation performance. This study is the first empirical research that divides the effects of dynamic capabilities into direct and indirect effects, and the operational/IT capabilities into exploration and exploitation.. Dynamic and operational capabilities play a complementary role in adapting and evolving companies.

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Fig. 1. research model

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Fig. 2. moderating effect ; incremental innovation

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Fig. 3. moderating effect ; radical innovation

Table 1. mean, s.e., correlations

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Table 2. test of hypotheses 1

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Table 3. test of hypotheses 2

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Table 4. test of hypotheses 3

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Table 5. mediation effect of operating capabilities

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Supported by : 한국연구재단


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