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Knowledge, Innovation and Sustainability: Past Literature and Future Trends

  • Cristina Fernandes
  • João J. Ferreira
  • Pedro M. Veiga
  • Marta Peris-Ortiz
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Part of the Innovation, Technology, and Knowledge Management book series (ITKM)

Abstract

Knowledge, innovation and sustainability are topics very well recognized in the business and management literature and beyond of this field. These subjects seem fundamental to the companies for them to survive and to win in an increasingly globalized world, but how do they appear interconnected on the literature? As research in this area has related these concepts and how these themes have emerged over time, to demonstrate their relevance to this field of science is one of the objectives of this study. Therefore, our study aims to map scientific publications, intellectual structure and research trends on knowledge, innovation and sustainability. Our contribution is precisely to find the theoretical approaches present in the different investigations on this field and to promote the discussion of future agenda.

Keywords

Knowledge Innovation Sustainability Bibliometric analysis 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Cristina Fernandes
    • 1
  • João J. Ferreira
    • 1
  • Pedro M. Veiga
    • 2
  • Marta Peris-Ortiz
    • 3
  1. 1.Management and Economics DepartmentUniversity of Beira InteriorCovilhãPortugal
  2. 2.Universidade Portucalense Infante D. Henrique & NECE- Research UnitCovilhãPortugal
  3. 3.Department of Business AdministrationUniversitat Politècnica de ValènciaValenciaSpain

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