Mapping innovative companies by their organisational characteristics

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Abstract

This paper opens up the problem of sampling in the research of the innovation phenomenon and reviews various taxonomies of the innovative organisations and the influence of different organisational parameters on the level of innovativeness of the company. The influence of various organisational parameters was examined,such as the size, age, structure as well as the strategic approach and industry, on the level of innovativeness of the company. Some of the findings contradict each other, others are more consistent. This paper attemptsto look at the possibility to consolidate various taxonomies and identify their relation to each other,and raises the issues of the companies’ representativeness that the scholars are trying to achieve when choosing the sample for their studies in innovation.
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2015
Event15th Annual Conference of the European Academy of Management 2015 - Warsaw, Poland
Duration: 17 Jun 201520 Jun 2015
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Conference

Conference15th Annual Conference of the European Academy of Management 2015
Abbreviated titleEURAM 2015
CountryPoland
CityWarsaw
Period17/06/1520/06/15
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Keywords

  • innovation characteristics
  • innovative organisations
  • organisational structure

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    Shpakova, A. (2015). Mapping innovative companies by their organisational characteristics. Paper presented at 15th Annual Conference of the European Academy of Management 2015, Warsaw, Poland.