Innovation sources of large and small technology-based firms

  title={Innovation sources of large and small technology-based firms},
  author={Michael Bommer and David S. Jalajas},
  journal={IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management},
Prior research studies have concluded that the innovative output of small and medium sized firms (SMEs) exceeds that of larger firms. One of the critical ingredients of innovation is the source of the idea or inspiration for the innovation. The purpose of this study was to compare the relative importance of 14 different sources of product and process innovation as reported by 235 professional R&D workers in large and small technology-based firms. While overall there was agreement on the… CONTINUE READING
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