Bessant, John, Tsekouras, George and Rush, Howard (2009) Getting the Tail to Wag: Developing innovations capability in SMEs In: CI Net 2009, 6-8 Sep 2009, Brisbane, Australia.
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This paper reviews the concept of absorptive capacity and its relationship to innovation management capability. It explores four key questions concerning definition, dimensions, distribution and development of AC and presents a model framework for examining policy interventions aimed at enhancing it. ‘Broadcast’, ‘agent assisted’ and ‘peer-assisted’ modes are discussed with reference to examples drawn from case study and survey research across several sectors.
|Item Type:||Contribution to conference proceedings in the public domain ( Full Paper)|
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||Absorptive capacity; Innovation management; SMEs; Profitnet; CENTRIM|
|Subjects:||N000 Business and Management > N200 Management studies > N210 Management techniques > N215 Change and Innovation|
|Faculties:||Brighton Business School > Centre for Research in Innovation Management|
|Depositing User:||editor centrim|
|Date Deposited:||18 Sep 2009|
|Last Modified:||21 May 2014 11:01|
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