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The INSMEblog is a virtual window covering a wide range of topics connected to innovation for the benefit of small and medium enterprises.
Since its establishment back in 2012, INSME Members and eminent authors coming from Europe, Latin America, U.S and Middle East contributed to it by sharing views, visions and practical tips on innovation.
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The latest posts:
Innovation as the key component of the winning strategy for SME growing
Posted on February 1, 2017
– by Rubén Darío Cruz –
SMEs have been recognized as critical in the economic and social development of most countries. They are especially important for their role in job creation with low investment, regional development, as suppliers to large …
Where Does Innovation Belong?
Posted on January 19, 2017
– by Richard Dealtry –
I am very interested in questions about innovation. Where does it belong in any company? Who is the head of innovation? Are they at Director-level or does responsibility reside with someone in Accounts, or Production, or …
Entrepreneurial culture and start-ups: a new culture encouraging entrepreneurship could trigger more innovative start-ups
Posted on December 12, 2016
- by Klaus-Heiner Röhl –
Start-ups and innovative entrepreneurs are drivers of economic growth in regions and nations. But European regions show a rather low number of successful high growth start-ups compared to the United States. Innovative start-ups in Europe are …
How Asia increases productivity through SME internationalization
Posted on November 3, 2016
- by Shigehiro Shinozaki -
Since the 1990s, the global economy has been supported by high growth of labor productivity in Asia. However, the growth pace of labor productivity in the region has been slowing since the 2008/09 global financial…
Posted on October 19, 2016
- by Adriano La Vopa -
“Crowdsourcing is the act of taking a job traditionally performed by” an employee “and outsourcing it to an undefined, generally large group of people in the form of an open call”. With these words …