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Journal of technology management & innovation

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MARTINS TRISTAO, Hélcio; OPRIME, Pedro Carlos; JUGEND, Daniel  y  DA SILVA, Sérgio Luis. Innovation in Industrial Clusters: a Survey of Footwear Companies in Brazil. Journal of Technology Management & Innovation [online]. 2013, vol.8, n.3, pp.45-56. ISSN 0718-2724.

The aim of this study is to characterize the relationships in innovation and business clustering processes in the productive chain of small and medium enterprises (SME) of Brazil. The object of study are SMEs the local procuctive cluster of the shoes in Franca, State of São Paulo. The conceptual model developed is based on the following constructs: vertical integration, innovation and characteristics of the cluster, and it is focused on identifying the agents that act predominantly in product innovation processes in the cluster. A survey was conducted. It was found that there is cooperation between the companies in the productive arrangement studied, and that shoe manufacturers are those who, predominantly, stimulate innovation within the cluster.

Palabras clave : nnovation; cluster; footwear sector.

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