Analysis of the Situation Survey of Enterprises’ Innovation
Available Online April 2016.
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- Innovation; Manufacturing industry; Enterprise; Community Innovation Survey (CIS)
- This paper is a summary review of the survey of the manufacturing firms’ innovation in Shaoxing city in China. The questionnaire consisted of 11 kinds of questions pertaining to product innovation, process innovation, innovation activity, sources of innovation, factors hampering innovation and so on. The questions in the questionnaire mainly come from the fourth Community Innovation Survey (CIS4) which conducted by Eurostat. The main results of the survey include: 1) the main type of product innovation is good innovation, which is always developed by a firm alone or together with other firms; 2) there are main innovation activities including acquisition of other external knowledge, in-house R&D and training employee; 3) both customers and suppliers maybe are the most important information sources for innovation; 4) improved quality of product is the most important effect of product innovation while reducing labor costs per unit and reducing materials(energy) per unit are the most unimportant effect of process innovation; 5) innovation risk in the traditional manufacturing firms basically is moderate.
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TY - CONF AU - Shouyu Chen PY - 2016/04 DA - 2016/04 TI - Analysis of the Situation Survey of Enterprises’ Innovation BT - 6th International Conference on Electronic, Mechanical, Information and Management Society PB - Atlantis Press SP - 858 EP - 862 SN - 2352-538X UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/emim-16.2016.176 DO - https://doi.org/10.2991/emim-16.2016.176 ID - Chen2016/04 ER -