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Fostering Digital Growth in SMEs: Organizational Competence for Digital Transformation

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Digital transformation has become a necessity for SMEs if they want to compete in an increasingly globalized market. The proposed maturity models are not really useful for moving forward, as they have been developed for large companies and are not adapted to the particularities of SMEs. We propose an alternative approach based on individual and organizational skills and capabilities. SMEs have digital transformation capabilities that could become a digital transformation competence. The paper aims to discuss these issues.

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  • Digital transformation
  • Organizational competence
  • SME

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González-Varona, J.M., Acebes, F., Poza, D., López-Paredes, A. (2020). Fostering Digital Growth in SMEs: Organizational Competence for Digital Transformation. In: Camarinha-Matos, L.M., Afsarmanesh, H., Ortiz, A. (eds) Boosting Collaborative Networks 4.0. PRO-VE 2020. IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology, vol 598. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-62412-5_20

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