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Title: Entrepreneurial orientation, export performance and green innovation performance : the mediating effect of open innovation in SMEs
Author: Romera Cámara, Francisco José
ISNI:       0000 0004 7651 4251
Awarding Body: University of Portsmouth
Current Institution: University of Portsmouth
Date of Award: 2018
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Entrepreneurship, innovation and internationalization are topics of great interest for the scientific community, companies and for all major governments worldwide. In literature there are many studies that are interested and look for the relationship between entrepreneurship and performances. Based on the literature on entrepreneurship, open innovation (OI), green innovation performance (GIP) and export performance (EP), we extend the model by hypothesizing and studying to what extent the entrepreneurial orientation (EO) is influenced and mediated by a construct that has become a hot topic among the scientific community in the last decade, as is open innovation; impacting and facilitating the processes of green innovation and the internationalization of the companies. All this is done in an empirical study in Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs), where resources are scarce and strategies, linked to green production and export plays a fundamental role for their performance. Taking, as a sample Spanish companies in the footwear industry and companies related to science parks, the analyses are carried out to test these relationships through Structural Equation Modelling (SEM). It is expected to find a positive relationship in the object of study.
Supervisor: Trott, Paul ; Vidal, Joaquín Alegre Sponsor: Not available
Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
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