International Journal of Advanced and Applied Sciences

Int. j. adv. appl. sci.

EISSN: 2313-3724

Print ISSN: 2313-626X

Volume 4, Issue 9  (September 2017), Pages:  61-69

Title: External environment impact on business performance in digital creative industry: Dynamic capability as mediating variable

Author(s):  Romat Saragih 1, *, Agus Rahayu 2, Lili Adi Wibowo 2


1Faculty of Communication and Business, Univesitas Telkom, Bandung, Indonesia
2Faculty of Economics and Business Education, Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia, Bandung, Indonesia

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All companies face the challenge on how to create a sustainable competitive advantage, especially in the rapidly changing business environment, which is dynamic and highly turbulent. Digital creative industry is an industry that combines elements of creative and digital in its products and services. Indonesia has great potential in the development of digital creative industry, since their digital creative actors are able to generate competitive creative contents. This study aims to explore the impact of dynamic capability as a mediator of business performance in the face of external environment changing in the digital creative industries in Indonesia. A total of 96 respondents participated in this study. This study used a quantitative method with survey approach. The analysis technique used is structural equation modeling (SEM) to test the hypothesis and SmartPLS 3.0 Program as a tool in data processing. This study looked at the dynamic capability as the emerging paradigm of modern business that drive sustained high performance in the rapidly changing environment. The limitation of this research is the scope of research which only covers some areas in Indonesia, so it is expected that further research can expand the area coverage. 

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Keywords: Business performance, Digital creative industry, Dynamic capability, External environment

Article History: Received 23 May 2017, Received in revised form 15 July 2017, Accepted 2 August 2017

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Saragih R, Rahayu A, and Wibowo LA (2017). External environment impact on business performance in digital creative industry: Dynamic capability as mediating variable. International Journal of Advanced and Applied Sciences, 4(9): 61-69


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