Social capital and physical space in facilitating creativity and innovation: A case study

Ceylan, Canan
Horata, Ahmet Melih
Wasti Pamuksuz, Syeda Nazlı
Dul, Jan


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© 2022 Wiley Periodicals LLC.Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in uncertain emerging markets tend to pursue exploitation at the expense of exploration. The purpose of this study is to investigate whether social capital can alleviate this imbalance by supporting the firms' ambidexterity, and thus the performance of such firms. Using survey data from high-tech SMEs in Turkish technoparks, Phase 1 of the study tests a mainstream serial mediation model, where the social capital–performance relationship ...
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C. Ceylan, A. M. Horata, S. N. Wasti Pamuksuz, and J. Dul, “Social capital and physical space in facilitating creativity and innovation: A case study,” 2018, Accessed: 00, 2021. [Online]. Available: