Editorial

Editorial D. J. Storey Editorial C. Karlsson The papers in this special issue are a selection Klepper, 1995), it is surely beyond questions that of those presented at a workshop organised by SMEs are an important, if not necessarily a dis- Jönköping International Business School, Sweden proportionate, contributor to the development of in September 1994. They focus primarily on the new industries and of innovation in developed entrepreneurial role of small and medium enter- economies. prises (SMEs) and technological change. But how does innovation actually occur within Whilst all papers exhibit an interest in these SMEs? Economic theory assumes the firm to be common themes, their approaches are highly an independent agent deciding upon investment in diverse. In ordering the papers within the issue, research and development, introduction of new we have taken account of this diversity by starting products etc. In this it is influenced by the market with the more theoretical contributions by Suarez- structures in the industry in which it operates, Villa and Gifford and then moving towards the although whether technical change is exogenous empirical contributions by the other authors. The or endogenous continues to be disputed. value of this approach is to provide the reader http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Small Business Economics Springer Journals
Loading next page...
 
/lp/springer_journal/editorial-slBUAASKCp
Publisher
Kluwer Academic Publishers
Copyright
Copyright © 1998 by Kluwer Academic Publishers
Subject
Business and Management; Management; Microeconomics; Entrepreneurship; Industrial Organization
ISSN
0921-898X
eISSN
1573-0913
D.O.I.
10.1023/A:1007916913758
Publisher site
See Article on Publisher Site

Abstract

D. J. Storey Editorial C. Karlsson The papers in this special issue are a selection Klepper, 1995), it is surely beyond questions that of those presented at a workshop organised by SMEs are an important, if not necessarily a dis- Jönköping International Business School, Sweden proportionate, contributor to the development of in September 1994. They focus primarily on the new industries and of innovation in developed entrepreneurial role of small and medium enter- economies. prises (SMEs) and technological change. But how does innovation actually occur within Whilst all papers exhibit an interest in these SMEs? Economic theory assumes the firm to be common themes, their approaches are highly an independent agent deciding upon investment in diverse. In ordering the papers within the issue, research and development, introduction of new we have taken account of this diversity by starting products etc. In this it is influenced by the market with the more theoretical contributions by Suarez- structures in the industry in which it operates, Villa and Gifford and then moving towards the although whether technical change is exogenous empirical contributions by the other authors. The or endogenous continues to be disputed. value of this approach is to provide the reader

Journal

Small Business EconomicsSpringer Journals

Published: Oct 6, 2004

References

You’re reading a free preview. Subscribe to read the entire article.


DeepDyve is your
personal research library

It’s your single place to instantly
discover and read the research
that matters to you.

Enjoy affordable access to
over 12 million articles from more than
10,000 peer-reviewed journals.

All for just $49/month

Explore the DeepDyve Library

Unlimited reading

Read as many articles as you need. Full articles with original layout, charts and figures. Read online, from anywhere.

Stay up to date

Keep up with your field with Personalized Recommendations and Follow Journals to get automatic updates.

Organize your research

It’s easy to organize your research with our built-in tools.

Your journals are on DeepDyve

Read from thousands of the leading scholarly journals from SpringerNature, Elsevier, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford University Press and more.

All the latest content is available, no embargo periods.

See the journals in your area

DeepDyve Freelancer

DeepDyve Pro

Price
FREE
$49/month

$360/year
Save searches from Google Scholar, PubMed
Create lists to organize your research
Export lists, citations
Read DeepDyve articles
Abstract access only
Unlimited access to over
18 million full-text articles
Print
20 pages/month
PDF Discount
20% off