Polytechnic University of Valencia Congress, 1st International Conference on Business Management

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A case study of the role of innovation process determinants on innovative product development
Faranak Saffari

Last modified: 21-07-2015


Over the past decades the inexorable march towards innovation among business society has placed, which requires a competent system that improves creativity, competency, and flexibility among managers and employees. In order to gain a deeper understanding of the role of innovation process on innovative product development, the present research developed a model by integrating previous researches' results on the following determinants: organization climate; innovation shared vision; leadership style; absorptive capacity (the ability to identify, assimilate, and exploit knowledge from the environment), and inter-firm cooperation and collaboration. A qualitative research conducted to find how and why innovation process determinants influence innovative product development over time. Findings support the existence of cyclic interactions and mutual impacts among the determinants. The observed outcomes are also in line with previous studies and in this research further insight is provided to facilitate innovation process path to accomplish innovative products.


DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4995/ICBM.2015.1272


Innovation; cyclic path; organization; individual; time

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