Impact of External Technology Exploitation, Acquisition, and Employee Autonomy on Innovation Performance

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Isaree Suwannasri
Zhang Jin
Lei Wang


Purpose– This study aims to evaluate the impact of external technology exploitation, acquisition, and employee autonomy on innovative performance toward organizational performance and was conducted in Chiang Mai, Thailand. Research design, data, and methods– Four organizations were chosen, and 500 questionnaires were distributed, yielding 483 responses. The data was examined using Structural Equation Modeling (SEM). Results– The findings revealed that external technology exploitation aims to improve organizational performance, whereas external technology acquisition and employee autonomy aim to enhance innovation performance. As a result, innovation performance is mediated by organizational performance. Implications– The modeling results suggest that external technology exploitation, acquisition, and employee autonomy on innovation performance play a vital role in enhancing the Government organization utilizing IT as an innovation model. Empirical evidence and descriptive part reveal that successful and above-average-performing government organizations have higher innovation levels. Conclusion– Finally, the study found that innovation performance based on ETE, ETA, and employee autonomy significantly affects organizational performance.


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Suwannasri, I., Jin, Z., & Wang, L. (2023). Impact of External Technology Exploitation, Acquisition, and Employee Autonomy on Innovation Performance. AU-GSB E-JOURNAL, 16(1), 1-10.
Author Biographies

Isaree Suwannasri

Human Resource Department, Royal Thai Air Force, Wing 41 Base.

Zhang Jin

Lecturer, Southwest Minzu University, Chengdu, Sichuan Province, China.

Lei Wang

Dean, Faculty of Computer Science, Chengdu Neusoft University, Dujiangyan City, Chengdu, Sichuan 611844, China.


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