Jean Bonnet, Marcus Dejardin and Domingo García-Pérez-de-Lema
Institutions, Behaviors and Outcomes
Edited by Jean Bonnet, Marcus Dejardin and Domingo García-Pérez-De-Lema
Domingo García Pérez De Lema and Antonio Duréndez
Gonzalo Maldonado Guzman, Maria del Carmen Martinez Serna and Domingo García-Pérez-de-Lema
This chapter investigates the transformation of the current society from an industry-based economy to a knowledge-management and innovation-based economy. They show that it changes the design and implementation of business strategies and the nature of the competition among organizations which are mainly small and medium-size enterprises (SMEs). Using data from a sample of 125 Mexican manufacturing SMEs, the authors find that knowledge management has a positive impact in products, process and management systems innovation.