Title: Effects of innovation factors on SME performance: study on SMEs in food and beverages centers in Cimahi, Indonesia

Authors: Ratna Meisa Dai; Sam'un Jaja Raharja

Addresses: Department of Business Administration, Universitas Padjadjaran, Jatinangor Sumedang, 45363, West Java, Indonesia ' Department of Business Administration, Universitas Padjadjaran, Jatinangor Sumedang, 45363, West Java, Indonesia

Abstract: This study aims to determine factors that affect the business performance of small and medium enterprises in food and beverage centres. The factors are related to innovation strategy, formal structure, customer relations with suppliers, innovation culture and technological capabilities. Overall performance is reflected in financial performance. Performance is an important foundation for the sustainability of business, either in domestic or international. Study uses a descriptive survey and quantitative analysis under the multiple linear regression technique. Results show that innovation culture has the most significant influence on performance compared to innovation strategy, formal structure, customer relations with suppliers and technological capabilities.

Keywords: factor of innovation; business performance; financial performance; profitability; food and beverages; Cimahi.

DOI: 10.1504/IJMEF.2020.108823

International Journal of Monetary Economics and Finance, 2020 Vol.13 No.3, pp.306 - 316

Received: 27 Jul 2019
Accepted: 12 Feb 2020

Published online: 28 Jul 2020 *

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