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Data Analysis

  • Hanadi Mubarak Al-MubarakiEmail author
  • Ali Husain Muhammad
  • Michael Busler
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Part of the SpringerBriefs in Business book series (BRIEFSBUSINESS)

Abstract

This Chapter discusses the main findings of the research using the data collected from the international case studies, the survey and interview. Ten interviews made up the main source of evidence used in the current study. Each interview began with questions about the program based on the radar chart, with in-depth discussion of the 16 indicators. All of the interviews were structured to best understand the situation and were recorded and transcribed for clarity and were then sent to the interviewees for confirmation of accuracy. The maximum time for the interviews was 1 h and 30 min. All of the data from the interviews and documents were linked together. The international interview design is based on two charts. First, the radar chart consists of four categories: culture; policy; industry; and economy. Second the average for each category is measured on a scale of 100 % and the average for each indicator is measured on a scale of 25 %. This chapter explain that our findings from the case studies of innovation centers and incubation programs provide several interesting implications. The results from the case studies of innovation centers and incubation programs indicated that programs tend to become more successful with experience and maturity, making years in operation a very important metric.

Keywords

Innovation Case study Incubators Radar chart Interview 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hanadi Mubarak Al-Mubaraki
    • 1
    Email author
  • Ali Husain Muhammad
    • 2
  • Michael Busler
    • 3
  1. 1.College of EngineeringKuwait UniversityKuwaitKuwait
  2. 2.College of Business AdministrationKuwait UniversityKuwaitKuwait
  3. 3.Richard Stockton CollegeGallowayUSA

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