The Promise of Small and Medium Enterprises: BRICS National Systems of Innovation

The Promise of Small and Medium Enterprises: BRICS National Systems of Innovation

by Ana Arroio, Mario Scerri

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ISBN-13: 9781317560142
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 08/29/2014
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 316
File size: 4 MB

About the Author

Ana Arroio is Manager of Innovation and Development, Federation of Industries of Rio de Janeiro State — FIRJAN, Brazil.

Mario Scerri is Professor of Economics and Senior Research Fellow, Institute for Economic Research on Innovation, Faculty of Economics and Finance, Tshwane University of Technology, South Africa.

Table of Contents

Foreword Helena M. M. Lastres. Preface. Acknowledgments. Introduction: BRICS National Systems of Innovation Jose É. Cassiolato and Maria Clara Couto Soares 1. Small Fish in a Big Pond: SME and Innovation in BRICS Countries Ana Arroio and Mario Scerri 2. Local Productive Systems and SME Development in Brazil Ana Arroio 3. Innovation in Russian SMEs: Growth under Transition Alexander Sokolov and Pavel Rudnik 4. On Learning, Innovation and Competence Building in India’s SMEs: The Challenges Ahead Keshab Das and K. J. Joseph 5. National Innovation Systems in China: Role of SMEs Yuan Cheng and Jian Gao 6. National Systems of Innovation and Small Enterprise Development in South Africa Lindile L. Ndabeni.

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