Innovation Policies, Business Creation and Economic Development

A Comparative Approach


ISBN: 978-0-387-79975-9 (Print) 978-0-387-79976-6 (Online)

Table of contents (15 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-XIII

  2. Growth and Innovation

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

    2. Chapter

      Pages 3-12

      Solving Technological Change Model by Using Fractional Calculus

    3. Chapter

      Pages 13-35

      Economic Growth, Entrepreneurship, and the Deployment of Technology

    4. Chapter

      Pages 37-49

      The Relationship Between the Degree of Innovation and the Development Level of a Country

    5. Chapter

      Pages 51-61

      The Role of Effective Protection of IP Rights on Economic Growth

    6. Chapter

      Pages 63-83

      Variables Affecting Innovation-Related Competitiveness in Turkey

    7. Chapter

      Pages 85-91

      The Meaning of Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Developing Countries

  3. Company Innovativeness and Growth

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 93-93

    2. Chapter

      Pages 95-111

      The Phenomenology of Creativity, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship

    3. Chapter

      Pages 113-135

      Innovativeness: Is It a Function of the Leadership Style and the Value System of the Entrepreneur?

    4. Chapter

      Pages 137-158

      Ankara Technology Development Zones Within the Context of Innovation Strategies in Turkey

    5. Chapter

      Pages 159-173

      Innovation Ability of Small Firms in Turkish Industrial Clusters: Ankara-Ivedik Industrial Region Case

  4. Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises and Growth

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 174-174

    2. Chapter

      Pages 177-211

      Innovation Strategies and Innovation Problems in Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises: An Empirical Study

    3. Chapter

      Pages 213-231

      Innovation Policies in Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises: A Comparison Between European Union and Turkey

    4. Chapter

      Pages 233-254

      Financing for Turkish Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises: SMEs Restructuring, Business Plans, and Value-Adding Chains as Tools

    5. Chapter

      Pages 255-265

      Innovation and Restructuring: The Conceptual Dilemma in the Continuous Process Improvement

    6. Chapter

      Pages 267-293

      How to Address the Turkish Paradox of Innovation to Build a Competitive Economy?

  5. Back Matter

    Pages 297-299