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TitleChallenges in adopting open innovation strategies in SMEs : an exploratory study in Portugal
Author(s)Rahman, Md. Hakikur
Ramos, Isabel
KeywordsInnovation
Open innovation
Open innovation strategy
SMEs
Entrepreneurship
Issue date2013
PublisherInforming Science Institute (ISI)
JournalIssues in Informing Science and Information Technology
Abstract(s)Researches indicate that adoption of open innovation strategies in the entrepreneurships offers a promising way to face the ever increasing challenges due to globalization of entrepreneurships. However, in spite of abundance of researches, practices and case studies on adoption of open innovation strategies in relatively larger firms or corporate houses, studies are rare in the other sector of the entrepreneurships, which is popularly known as the small and medium scale enterprises (SMEs). This study has tried to find out the parameters of challenges that are being faced by the SMEs. A questionnaire has been placed on the Surveymonkey and a few selected companies were approached to participate in the web based survey. Due to the limitation of finding a larger contact list, this paper discusses about the findings of the completed survey, which is being termed as the pilot one. The findings are being discussed within the texts and it is expected that a new survey will start soon with a list containing larger number of companies.
TypeArticle
URIhttp://hdl.handle.net/1822/26704
ISSN1547-5840
1547-5867
Peer-Reviewedyes
AccessOpen access
Appears in Collections:CAlg - Artigos em revistas internacionais/Papers in international journals

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