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A model of organizational innovation implementation effectiveness in small to medium firms

Sawang, Sukanlaya & Unsworth, Kerrie L. (2011) A model of organizational innovation implementation effectiveness in small to medium firms. International Journal of Innovation Management, 15(5), pp. 989-1011.

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Abstract

The present study aims to validate the current best-practice model of implementation effectiveness in small and mid-size businesses. Data from 135 organizations largely confirm the original model across various types of innovation. In addition, we extended this work by highlighting the importance of human resources in implementation effectiveness and the consequences of innovation effectiveness on future adoption attitudes. We found that the availability of skilled employees was positively related to implementation effectiveness. Furthermore, organizations that perceived a high level of benefits from implemented innovations were likely to have a positive attitude towards future innovation adoption. The implications of our improvements to the original model of implementation effectiveness are discussed.

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ID Code: 46698
Item Type: Journal Article
Keywords: Innovation Management, Implementation, Innovation Effectiveness, SMEs
DOI: 10.1142/S1363919611003398
ISSN: 1363-9196
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > COMMERCE MANAGEMENT TOURISM AND SERVICES (150000) > BUSINESS AND MANAGEMENT (150300) > Innovation and Technology Management (150307)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > COMMERCE MANAGEMENT TOURISM AND SERVICES (150000) > BUSINESS AND MANAGEMENT (150300) > Small Business Management (150314)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > QUT Business School
Current > Schools > School of Management
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2011 World Scientific Publishing
Deposited On: 31 Oct 2011 09:19
Last Modified: 16 Nov 2011 13:35

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