The Effect Of Innovation Capacity on Innovation Performance on Companies

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Year-Number: 2017-10
Number of pages: 130-137
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The purpose of this research is to analyze whether the companies with research and development department and the companies without it and companies with an employee in innovation and companies without it differs from each other in terms of innovation performances as well as analyzing whether the capacity of innovation of the companies effects the innovation performances. To do so, the data that has been gathered from 160 different companies that are located in Gaziantep Organized Industrial Zone has been used by making exploratory and confirmatory factor analyses, correlations analysis, reliability analysis and regression and t-tests. According to the results, there is a difference between the companies with research and development department and without it in terms of innovation performance and there is a difference between the companies with an employee in innovation and without it in terms of innovation performance. In addition to these, the capacity of innovation of the companies effects innovation performance in a positive way.

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Abstract

The purpose of this research is to analyze whether the companies with research and development department and the companies without it and companies with an employee in innovation and companies without it differs from each other in terms of innovation performances as well as analyzing whether the capacity of innovation of the companies effects the innovation performances. To do so, the data that has been gathered from 160 different companies that are located in Gaziantep Organized Industrial Zone has been used by making exploratory and confirmatory factor analyses, correlations analysis, reliability analysis and regression and t-tests. According to the results, there is a difference between the companies with research and development department and without it in terms of innovation performance and there is a difference between the companies with an employee in innovation and without it in terms of innovation performance. In addition to these, the capacity of innovation of the companies effects innovation performance in a positive way.

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