Abstract

As developing economies have weak institutional environments, and these are highly distant from SMEs’ home conditions in developed economies, those firms entering into developing economies should acquire new knowledge resources for a successful entry. In this paper, we analyze the [...]

Abstract

The objective of this work is to study the effects of the economic situation on trade credit received and granted, in small and medium-sized enterprises. To this end, using the panel data methodology, we analyse a sample of Spanish SMEs during the years 2004-2011: a period that includes [...]

Abstract

The complexity of the economic and technological environment requires companies to improve their competitiveness through innovation. In this context technology watch (TW), a systematic process that supports innovation, becomes an essential tool. In the literature, interest in TW has [...]

Abstract

In 2002 the Department of Innovation and Economic Promotion of the Provincial Council of Bizkaia set up the Zaintek Strategic Competitive Surveillance service to increase awareness among SMEs in Bizkaia concerning the use of information as a tool for strategic management. To that [...]