n African Journal of Science, Technology, Innovation and Development - Articulating the construct of organizational innovativeness in Iranian SMEs

Volume 5, Issue 5
  • ISSN : 2042-1338
  • E-ISSN: 2042-1346
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This paper investigates Small and Medium Sized Enterprises' (SMEs) innovative moves applied to their practical works. The different dimensions of the organizational innovation implication in Iranian SMEs at Qom province are explored. Based on the findings a model was developed wherein the explored dimensions were tested by an empirical study. As part of the practical move, 60 top and middle managers were surveyed by a questionnaire to reveal their concentration innovative pillar. Factor analysis method was applied to measure the degree of their innovativeness. The results illustrate the investigated companies have focused more on 'Product, Process, and Market Innovations' from a variety of options available to them.

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