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Innovation, entrepreneurship and competitive advantage in the entrepreneurial venture

Graham Beaver (Graham Beaver is Professor of Corporate Strategy and Business Development at the Nottingham Business School, Nottingham, UK.)
Christopher Prince (Christopher Prince is Head of both Postgraduate Programmes and the Corporate Business Unit, at the Nottingham Business School, Nottingham, UK.)

Journal of Small Business and Enterprise Development

ISSN: 1462-6004

Article publication date: 1 March 2002

Abstract

This paper takes a critical examination of the process and management of innovation and the attainment of competitive advantage in the emerging enterprise. The ingredients for the successful management of innovation are explored using two case illustrations of companies that have attained profitable and sustainable business development against the odds in the pharmaceutical and fibre‐optics industries.

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Beaver, G. and Prince, C. (2002), "Innovation, entrepreneurship and competitive advantage in the entrepreneurial venture", Journal of Small Business and Enterprise Development, Vol. 9 No. 1, pp. 28-37. https://doi.org/10.1108/14626000210419464

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