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Enhancing Innovation Performance in Companies

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  • Jonathan Calof

    (University of Ottawa (Canada))

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The introductory article to the special section «Innovation at Companies» focuses on how to enhance the innovation performance in companies. It looks at the factors that define innovative activities at companies as well as the various kinds of corporate innovations. The author stresses importance of special training programs for managers, and suggests the need to take the specifics of local economic, cultural, and other factors into account when implementing relevant educational and policy initiatives aimed at fostering innovation.

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  • Jonathan Calof, 2018. "Enhancing Innovation Performance in Companies," Foresight and STI Governance (Foresight-Russia till No. 3/2015), National Research University Higher School of Economics, vol. 12(3), pages 30-33.
  • Handle: RePEc:hig:fsight:v:12:y:2018:i:3:p:30-33
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    Keywords

    innovation performance; innovation strategies; training programs;
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    JEL classification:

    • O30 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Innovation; Research and Development; Technological Change; Intellectual Property Rights - - - General
    • O31 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Innovation; Research and Development; Technological Change; Intellectual Property Rights - - - Innovation and Invention: Processes and Incentives

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