The Mediating Effect of Innovation in the Relationship Between Social Capital and Halal Culinary Business's Competitive Advantage

  • Salihah Khairawati Universitas Teknologi Yogyakarta
  • Nur Wening Doctoral Program of Management Science University of Technology Yogyakarta, Indonesia
  • Tulus Haryon0 Sebelas Maret University, Surakarta, Indonesia
  • Wijiharta Wijiharta STEI Hamfara Yogyakarta, Indonesia
  • Irton Irton Amikom University, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
Keywords: innovation, social capital dan competitive advantage, the mediating effect


This study aims to examine how the role of innovation in its influence between social capital and competitive advantage. Research conducted on 150 halal culinary businesses in Yogyakarta province, Indonesia. This research uses purposive sampling techniques, primary data are collected through questionnaires distributed to managers and owners of halal culinary businesses. Data is processed using Smart PLS 3.0 software. The results prove the social capital has a direct effect on competitive advantage. Social capital has a positive and significant effect on innovation. Innovation has a positive and significant effect on competitive advantage. The results of the mediation role test obtained that social capital has a positive and significant effect on competitive advantage through innovation variables. That is, innovation in this research model is a mediating variable. This research clarifies the importance of social capital and innovation in achieving competitive advantage.


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Khairawati, S., Nur Wening, Tulus Haryon0, Wijiharta, W., & Irton, I. (2023). The Mediating Effect of Innovation in the Relationship Between Social Capital and Halal Culinary Business’s Competitive Advantage . Asian Journal of Management, Entrepreneurship and Social Science, 3(04), 378-399. Retrieved from