Chain Networks as a Leverage for Innovation Capacity: The Case of Food SMEs

@inproceedings{Khne2010ChainNA,
  title={Chain Networks as a Leverage for Innovation Capacity: The Case of Food SMEs},
  author={Bianka K{\"u}hne and Xavier Gellynck},
  year={2010}
}
Nowadays, innovation is no longer limited to the individual firm but involves increasingly the chain network in which the firm is embedded. The chain network is considered as the place where the internal and external resources of a firm are combined and transformed, leading to innovation capacity. In the increasingly globalizing market, innovation is an important strategic tool for small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) to achieve competitive advantage. However, SMEs are often confronted… CONTINUE READING

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