Journal Published Online: 05 December 2014
Volume 44, Issue 1

Evaluating the Lagged Effects of Direct Employee Equity Incentives on Organizational Innovation



This study evaluated the lagged effects of direct employee equity incentives on organizational innovation. Based on a sample consisting of 366 publicly listed high-tech firms in Taiwan, we tested the lagged effects in pooled-time-series data during the time period of 1995–2004. The fixed-effects models showed that direct employee equity incentive schemes indeed enhanced innovation as measured by the number of patents, and the positive effects lasted for 4 years. The results imply that direct employee equity schemes have lagged effects on organizational innovation.

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Wang, Mei-Ling
Dept. of Business Administration, Tamkang Univ., New Taipei City, TW
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Stock #: JTE20140266
ISSN: 0090-3973
DOI: 10.1520/JTE20140266