Analyzing a Knowledge Country - How is Sweden Managing its Innovation Process?

Maria Obeso, Maria Jesus Luengo-Valderrey

Abstract

In a scenario where knowledge is considered an essential tool for firms and organizations, the paper presented an analysis about how Sweden, considered as a knowledge country, manages its innovation process. First, the paper presents the measures that Sweden government are doing, exposing the essential points in its innovation strategy. Then, the behaviour of Swedish enterprises related to innovation is analysed. Using an ANOVA technique, the paper shows that there are not differences between Swedish regions managing innovation, but there are differences between industries. After that, a comparison between industries in order to analyse which are the differences has been realized. Results show that machinery and retail industries are the most innovative, and fabricated metal industry is considered the least innovative. Although there are differences between industries, results show that in general Swedish enterprises are innovative because only a 9 per cent of enterprises have not realized something related to innovation process.

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Obeso M. and Luengo-Valderrey M. (2016). Analyzing a Knowledge Country - How is Sweden Managing its Innovation Process? . In Proceedings of the 8th International Joint Conference on Knowledge Discovery, Knowledge Engineering and Knowledge Management - Volume 3: KMIS, (IC3K 2016) ISBN 978-989-758-203-5, pages 124-131. DOI: 10.5220/0006036801240131


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@conference{kmis16,
author={Maria Obeso and Maria Jesus Luengo-Valderrey},
title={Analyzing a Knowledge Country - How is Sweden Managing its Innovation Process?},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 8th International Joint Conference on Knowledge Discovery, Knowledge Engineering and Knowledge Management - Volume 3: KMIS, (IC3K 2016)},
year={2016},
pages={124-131},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0006036801240131},
isbn={978-989-758-203-5},
}


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TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 8th International Joint Conference on Knowledge Discovery, Knowledge Engineering and Knowledge Management - Volume 3: KMIS, (IC3K 2016)
TI - Analyzing a Knowledge Country - How is Sweden Managing its Innovation Process?
SN - 978-989-758-203-5
AU - Obeso M.
AU - Luengo-Valderrey M.
PY - 2016
SP - 124
EP - 131
DO - 10.5220/0006036801240131