Innovation

The Role Of Entrepreneurial Culture And Human Capital In Innovation

Date Added: Jun 2009
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The objective of the present paper is to analyze the role played by the entrepreneurial culture of the organization and the value and uniqueness of employees' knowledge (human capital) in generating innovation. This research has been conducted with a sample of companies in the most innovative sectors of Spanish industry, applying the Partial Least Squares (PLS) technique. The results demonstrate significant relationships between innovation and the two dimensions of the human capital .The authors have also found that entrepreneurial culture acts as a moderating variable between human capital and innovation, in the way that employees of high value generate more innovation in the presence of this type of culture.