Innovation and business research in Latin America: an overview
Olavarrieta Soto, Sergio
Villena, Mauricio G.
Cita de ítem
Journal of Business Research 67 (2014) 489–497
Artículo de publicación ISI
Innovation in LatinAmerica is a challenge for achieving development. Several Latin American countries and businesses
are attempting to increase innov ation and entrepreneurship but they face substantial challenges and difficulties.
Institutional, governmental and business policies and practices need to be enhanced in order to increase
such innovation. Increasing business research in Latin America and university-business partnerships is probably
key in such endeavor. This special issue provides some evidence regarding these challenges at the company level,
industry level, and country level. This issue also includes three cases showing Latin American company experiences
with financial, marketing and new product innovations and market changes.