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Table 2 Implications of the study results

From: Planting and harvesting innovation - an analysis of Samsung Electronics

- Uses the distinction of planting and harvesting innovation to examine how a firm can grow into a global leader despite its finite managerial and financial resources
- Provides a tool for managers to distribute limited funds for various types of innovation projects
- Describe how Samsung Electronics managed both short-term profits and long-term growth momentum
- Emphasizes the role of collaboration in managing planting and harvesting innovation
- The use of qualitative research based on interviews of SE executives reported in news media at the time of innovation activities
- Investigates how SE, a former outsourcing firm in an emerging economy, dispersed investment risks by collaborating with the various stakeholders for planting innovation