Business networks and innovation: The case of a network in the cosmetic industry in Bogotá (Colombia)

"A method of encouraging business innovation is participation in associative processes, such as enterprise networks. The aim of this study was to identify actions favoring innovation in a group of companies that established a business network in the cosmetic industry in Bogotá, Colombia. We use...

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Autores Principales: Hinestroza M.P.G., Cardona J.H.G., Quintero L.G.
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Publicado: Universidad Icesi 2011
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Acceso en línea:https://repository.urosario.edu.co/handle/10336/23994
https://doi.org/10.1016/S0123-5923(11)70152-8
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spelling ir-10336-239942021-01-21T08:32:03Z Business networks and innovation: The case of a network in the cosmetic industry in Bogotá (Colombia) Redes empresariais e inovaçâo: o caso de uma rede do setor cosmético em Bogotá (Colombia) Redes empresariales e innovación: El caso de una red del sector cosmético en Bogotá (Colombia) Hinestroza M.P.G. Cardona J.H.G. Quintero L.G. Business networks Graph theory Innovation "A method of encouraging business innovation is participation in associative processes, such as enterprise networks. The aim of this study was to identify actions favoring innovation in a group of companies that established a business network in the cosmetic industry in Bogotá, Colombia. We used a questionnaire based on the concept of innovation described in the Oslo Handbook (OECD, 2005), and analyzed data using graph theory. The results indicate that companies innovate, but they make few investments in acquiring knowledge. We also found that companies develop actions for internal improvement more frequently than they generate improvements in relationships with other actors in the network. © 2010 Universidad Icesi. All rights reserved." 2011 2020-05-26T00:07:22Z info:eu-repo/semantics/article info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion https://repository.urosario.edu.co/handle/10336/23994 https://doi.org/10.1016/S0123-5923(11)70152-8 eng info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess application/pdf Universidad Icesi instname:Universidad del Rosario reponame:Repositorio Institucional EdocUR
institution EdocUR - Universidad del Rosario
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topic Business networks
Graph theory
Innovation
spellingShingle Business networks
Graph theory
Innovation
Hinestroza M.P.G.
Cardona J.H.G.
Quintero L.G.
Business networks and innovation: The case of a network in the cosmetic industry in Bogotá (Colombia)
description "A method of encouraging business innovation is participation in associative processes, such as enterprise networks. The aim of this study was to identify actions favoring innovation in a group of companies that established a business network in the cosmetic industry in Bogotá, Colombia. We used a questionnaire based on the concept of innovation described in the Oslo Handbook (OECD, 2005), and analyzed data using graph theory. The results indicate that companies innovate, but they make few investments in acquiring knowledge. We also found that companies develop actions for internal improvement more frequently than they generate improvements in relationships with other actors in the network. © 2010 Universidad Icesi. All rights reserved."
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author Hinestroza M.P.G.
Cardona J.H.G.
Quintero L.G.
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Cardona J.H.G.
Quintero L.G.
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title Business networks and innovation: The case of a network in the cosmetic industry in Bogotá (Colombia)
title_short Business networks and innovation: The case of a network in the cosmetic industry in Bogotá (Colombia)
title_full Business networks and innovation: The case of a network in the cosmetic industry in Bogotá (Colombia)
title_fullStr Business networks and innovation: The case of a network in the cosmetic industry in Bogotá (Colombia)
title_full_unstemmed Business networks and innovation: The case of a network in the cosmetic industry in Bogotá (Colombia)
title_sort business networks and innovation: the case of a network in the cosmetic industry in bogotá (colombia)
publisher Universidad Icesi
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