Government initiative and start-up firms’ eco-innovation : A case study through the ecological modernisation lens
Sawang, Sukanlaya (2011) Government initiative and start-up firms’ eco-innovation : A case study through the ecological modernisation lens. In 25th Annual Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management Conference: The Future of Work and Organisations, 7 – 9 December 2011, Amora Hotel, Wellington, New Zealand.
Government programs to finance small firms or start-ups have attracted a little empirical attention. From an economical perspective, the effect of government grants is evaluated by a measure of innovation or firm productivity. Yet, this paper takes a different approach from economical view aiming to address the research question “How do start ups firms view the relationship between government grants and their co-efficient innovation effort?” Semi-structured interviews with grant recipients (start-up business owners revealed that the grants assist firms to leverage their resource limitations but at the same time the grants also act as a major roadblock for their product development success.
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|Item Type:||Conference Paper|
|Keywords:||Small Business, Government Grants, Eco-efficient Innovation|
|Subjects:||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 [please consult the authors]|
|Deposited On:||17 Feb 2012 10:14|
|Last Modified:||17 Feb 2012 14:03|
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