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JOEBM 2020 Vol.8(2): 91-95 ISSN: 2301-3567
DOI: 10.18178/joebm.2020.8.2.619

Innovation, Cross-Functional Team Effectiveness and Firm Performance: An Integrated Framework for Thai Automotive Industry

Sasiwimon Suebsook and Singha Chaveesuk
Abstract—With the need to develop a competitive position in current business environment, organizations need to realize the value of technology and innovation, which are widely recognized as one strategic tool for achieving sustainable competitive advantage. Innovation leads to product and process improvements, brings continuous developments that help firms survive, allow firms to grow more rapidly, be more efficient, and ultimately be more profitable. With the growing use of cross-functional teams in organizations and examination of an important role in the innovation process capacitate, knowledge sharing and resource capability. This paper sought to propose a model that was developed by integration of cross-functional team contexts and innovation dimensions factors influencing firm performance. The research findings of this framework would be applied in the identification of factors influencing innovation and firm performance in the automotive industry of Thailand.

Index Terms—Innovation, cross-function teams, organization performance, automotive industry.

Sasiwimon Suebsook and Singha Chaveesuk are with Faculty of Administration and Management, King Mongkut’s Institute of Technology Ladkrabang Bangkok, Thailand (e-mail: Sasiwimon_s@hotmail.com, singha@it.kmitl.ac.th).

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Cite:Sasiwimon Suebsook and Singha Chaveesuk, "Innovation, Cross-Functional Team Effectiveness and Firm Performance: An Integrated Framework for Thai Automotive Industry," Journal of Economics, Business and Management vol. 8, no. 2, pp. 91-95, 2020.

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