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Self-employment and innovation. Exploring the determinants of innovative behavior in small businesses

  • Romero, Isidoro
  • Martínez-Román, Juan A.

This paper explores the determinants of innovation in small businesses from a survey of more than 700 self-employed workers in Andalusia (Spain). Self-employed people running businesses with and without employees were included in the study and two types of innovation – product and process innovation – were differentiated.

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Volume (Year): 41 (2012)
Issue (Month): 1 ()
Pages: 178-189

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