The role of entrepreneurial culture and human capital in innovation
AbstractThe objective of the present study is to analyze the role played by the entrepreneurial culture of the organization and the value and uniqueness of employees’ knowledge (human capital) in generating innovation. This research has been conducted with a sample of companies in the most innovative sectors of Spanish industry, applying the Partial Least Squares (PLS) technique. The results demonstrate significant relationships between innovation and the two dimensions of the human capital .We have also found that entrepreneurial culture acts as a moderating variable between human capital and innovation, in the way that employees of high value generate more innovation in the presence of this type of culture.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Universidad Pablo de Olavide, Department of Business Administration in its series Working Papers with number 09.02.
Length: 38 pages
Date of creation: Jun 2009
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Innovation; human capital; entrepreneurial culture;
This paper has been announced in the following NEP Reports:
- NEP-ALL-2009-08-16 (All new papers)
- NEP-CSE-2009-08-16 (Economics of Strategic Management)
- NEP-ENT-2009-08-16 (Entrepreneurship)
- NEP-HRM-2009-08-16 (Human Capital & Human Resource Management)
- NEP-INO-2009-08-16 (Innovation)
- NEP-KNM-2009-08-16 (Knowledge Management & Knowledge Economy)
- NEP-SBM-2009-08-16 (Small Business Management)
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