Global Journal of Flexible Systems Management

, Volume 20, Issue 4, pp 323–336 | Cite as

Innovation and Culture as a Dynamic Capability for Firm Performance: A Study from Emerging Markets

  • Amit Kumar GuptaEmail author
  • Narain Gupta
Original Research


The research aimed to assess the influence of multiple dimensions of innovation on performance. The research is motivated from the possible impact of the internal organizational factors on the firm performance. We investigate the effect of dynamic capabilities such as product innovation, process innovation, and innovation culture on the firm performance. We collect a sample of 115 respondents and unique primary data from the executives of Indian firms. Established scales were used to design the survey instrument. A measurement model was developed in AMOS to conduct the confirmatory factor analysis and validate the scale again. A path model was developed to test the hypotheses. We find support for process innovation but not for product innovation and innovation culture. We extend the analysis further to understand whether the size of the firms has differences in the results. We find further support for innovation culture in large-size firms. We discuss the results in the Indian context to substantiate our hypotheses.


Firm performance Innovation culture Process innovation Product innovation SEM 



This revision has helped us to improve our research articulation, our understanding of our research areas, and it was an opportunity for an immense amount of learning. We like to thank the editor in chief and the esteemed reviewers for their valuable comments, which had helped us to bring this manuscript to the stage where it is now.

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The authors declared no potential conflicts of interest with respect to the research, authorship, and/or publication of this article.


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