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Innovation and business research in Latin America: An overview

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  • Olavarrieta, Sergio
  • Villena, Mauricio G.

Innovation in Latin America is a challenge for achieving development. Several Latin American countries and businesses are attempting to increase innov ation and entrepreneurship but they face substantial challenges and difficulties. Institutional, governmental and business policies and practices need to be enhanced in order to increase such innovation. Increasing business research in Latin America and university-business partnerships is probably key in such endeavor. This special issue provides some evidence regarding these challenges at the company level, industry level, and country level. This issue also includes three cases showing Latin American company experiences with financial, marketing and new product innovations and market changes.

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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Journal of Business Research.

Volume (Year): 67 (2014)
Issue (Month): 4 ()
Pages: 489-497

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Handle: RePEc:eee:jbrese:v:67:y:2014:i:4:p:489-497
DOI: 10.1016/j.jbusres.2013.11.005
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