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Innovation at polisport: discoverding the drivers and impact on performance at a Portuguese SME

Author(s): Silva, Tiago dos Santos

Date: 2012

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Origin: Repositório Institucional da UNL

Subject(s): Innovation; SME; Portuguese; Determinants


This case intends to study the drivers of innovation at Polisport, a Portuguese SME operating in the plastics industry for two-wheeled vehicles. This firm has won several product awards across the world and was consider in 2011 the most innovative SME in Portugal. Embodying innovation Polisport has been able to conquer international markets, transform its industry and outplay established competitors despite its smaller resources. The goal is to discover a set of relevant variables that positively affect its innovativeness and analyzing the impact of the innovation strategy on firm’s performance.

A Work Project, presented as part of the requirements for the Award of a Masters Degree in Management from the NOVA – School of Business and Economics

Document Type Master thesis
Language English
Advisor(s) Lages, Luis Filipe
Contributor(s) Silva, Tiago dos Santos
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