Key Success Factors of Innovation Projects of Vegetable Breeding Companies in China

The vegetable breeding industry is generally recognized as an innovation-driven industry. However, innovation is costly, time-consuming and uncertain. This study aims to identify the key success factors of innovation project performance of vegetable breeding companies (VBCs) in China. Based on empirical data that was collected from 53 innovation projects in 38 VBCs, it was found that integrative capabilities play an important role in the novelty and newness of the innovation to enhance product potential (superiority) and also in improving functional capabilities and in gaining market potential. Furthermore, market competition is a positive factor for inspiring innovation in the breeding industry.


Editor(s):
IFAMR, IFAMA
Issue Date:
Nov 01 2014
Publication Type:
Journal Article
DOI and Other Identifiers:
(ISSN#: 1559-2448) (Other)
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/188714
Published in:
International Food and Agribusiness Management Review, Volume 17, Issue 4
Page range:
177-204
Total Pages:
28
JEL Codes:
M1
Note:
The IFAMR is published quarterly by the International Food and Agribusiness Management Association. www.ifama.org
Series Statement:
Volume 17
Issue 4




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