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TitleUK evidence for the determinants of R&D intensity from a panel fsQCA
Author(s)Guedes, Maria João
Gonçalves, Vítor da Conceição
Soares, Nuno
Valente, Marieta
KeywordsR&D intensity
Panel data
Fuzzy-set analysis
R&D intensity
Issue date2016
JournalJournal of Business Research
Abstract(s)This study investigates whether configurations of situational determinants impact R&D intensity. Using a qualitative comparative analysis (QCA), the study assesses the consistency and coverage, both cross-sectionally and over time, of these configurations. The global solution presents four alternative combinations conducive to R&D intensity and concludes that situational determinants matter. The way managers use their aspirations, the proximity of bankruptcy, and the availability of slack affects the propensity to engage in R&D. Further, the results show that firms are not all alike and highlight the differences in how these determinants combine to impact R&D intensity.
DescriptionArticle in press; "Available online 16 May 2016"
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