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TitleIndustry- and firm-specific factors of innovation novelty
Author(s)Barbosa, Natália
Faria, Ana Paula
Eiriz, Vasco
KeywordsRadical and incremental innovation
Competitive environment
R&D capabilities
Issue date2014
PublisherOxford University Press
JournalIndustrial and corporate change
Abstract(s)This article investigates the underlying factors that might shape the firm’s choices with respect to degrees of innovation novelty. Using a sample of 2983 firms observed under the Portuguese Community Innovation Survey, we assess the relative relevance of a set of firm- and industry-specific factors in explaining firms’ choices about incremental or radical innovation. The results indicate that both the firm’s idiosyncratic historical factors giving rise to heterogeneous R&D capabilities and the industry context have power to shape the firm’s innovation choices, even though firm-specific factors appear to be more powerful. The estimated impacts on firm’s innovation novelty are, nonetheless, significantly moderated by the type of firm and industry.
TypeArticle
URIhttp://hdl.handle.net/1822/30402
DOI10.1093/icc/dtt029
ISSN0960-6491
1464-3650
Publisher versionhttp://icc.oxfordjournals.org/content/early/2013/08/30/icc.dtt029
Peer-Reviewedyes
AccessRestricted access (UMinho)
Appears in Collections:NIPE - Artigos em Revistas de Circulação Internacional com Arbitragem Científica

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