Entrepreneurial competences and innovativeness of successors in family SMEs
What is it about?
Little is known about the factors which are positively correlated or affect innovativeness of successors in family SMEs .Our research explores the relationship between entrepreneurial competences of the founders in family SMEs (the first and the second generation) and innovativeness of their successors . The study was conducted in Slovenia. Results of our research indicate that entrepreneurial competences like creativity, attitude toward risk-taking, attitude toward negotiations, technical knowledge and skills and marketing knowledge and skills of the founders in family SMEs positively correlate with innovativeness of successors and that they are important factor for fostering innovativeness of successors.
Why is it important?
This paper links the two constructs - entrepreneurial competences of founders and innovativeness of successors, and presents a valuable contribution for entrepreneurship theory; therefore, the results could be used for a further scientific research as also for practical implications.
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