Focusing on Corporate IT Capability and Alliance Performance: An Empirical Analysis Based on Corporate Alliances in China
International Journal of Business and Economics Research
Volume 6, Issue 4, August 2017, Pages: 53-57
Received: May 15, 2017; Accepted: Jun. 14, 2017; Published: Jul. 18, 2017
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Xing Hua, Department of Finance and Economics, Guangdong Youth Vocational College, Guangzhou, China
Qi Yue, School of Economics and Management, South China Normal University, Guangzhou, China
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This paper studied the relationship between corporate information technology (IT) capability and alliance performance based on a sample of Chinese corporate alliances. With regression analysis, this paper found IT capability has significantly positive effect on alliance performance and knowledge acquisition plays a role as a mediator, while regional industrial factor plays a role as a moderator. That means the positive effect of IT capability on alliance performance is stronger in cross-region alliances than same-region alliances and is stronger in high-dynamic industry than low-dynamic industry. The foundings can provide some valuable suggestions for executives and related policy-makers, especially in emerging markets.
Regression Analysis, IT Capability, Alliance Performance, Knowledge Acquisition
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Xing Hua, Qi Yue, Focusing on Corporate IT Capability and Alliance Performance: An Empirical Analysis Based on Corporate Alliances in China, International Journal of Business and Economics Research. Vol. 6, No. 4, 2017, pp. 53-57. doi: 10.11648/j.ijber.20170604.12
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