The trajectory of the ability to innovate and the financial performance of the Brazilian industry

David Ferreira Lopes Santos, Leonardo Fernando Cruz Basso, Herbert Kimura
  • Technological Forecasting and Social Change, October 2017, Elsevier
  • DOI: 10.1016/j.techfore.2017.09.027

The trajectory of the ability to innovate and the financial performance

What is it about?

The study suggests the innovation process is cumulative, interactive, and nonlinear.

Why is it important?

Economic conditions have affected investments of Brazilian companies in innovation.

Perspectives

David Ferreira Lopes Santos
Universidade Estadual Paulista "Júlio de Mesquita Filho" (UNESP)

The empirical model shows that the ability to innovate consists of factors that are associated with internal, external, and human resources. The influence on financial performance is positive and significant when the analysis involves the long term.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.techfore.2017.09.027

The following have contributed to this page: Professor Leonardo F.C. Basso, David Ferreira Lopes Santos, and Dr Herbert Kimura