publication . Article . 2013

THE PROTECTION AND DEPLOYMENT OF FINANCIAL INNOVATION

PETER GIANIODIS; JILL A. BROWN;
Open Access
  • Published: 01 Jan 2013 Journal: International Journal of Innovation Management, volume 17, issue 2, pages 1,350,003-1
Abstract
<jats:p> Prevailing theory suggests that firms that effectively protect technological discoveries from emulation will create and capture value. Despite its importance, little research has examined the specific mechanisms of how to protect technological discoveries, and have heretofore emphasized the importance of inherent resource attributes to limit competitor emulation. Using a sample of financial patents, we test theory regarding the effects of resource attributes and deployment mechanisms on resource-based emulation. Results indicate both resource attributes and deployment affect competitor action. However, the timing of emulation often depends upon contextu...
Subjects
free text keywords: Financial innovation, asymmetric advantage, emulation, competitive dynamics, patents, Management of Technology and Innovation, Strategy and Management, Business and International Management
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