Title: Editorial

Authors: Angeles Montoro-Sanchez, Domingo Ribeiro Soriano

Addresses: Departamento de Organizacion de Empresas, F. CC. Economicas y Empresariales, Complutense University of Madrid, 28223 Pozuelo de Alarcon, Madrid, Spain. ' Faculty of Economics, Edificio Departamental Oriental, Universitat de Valencia, Campus de los Naranjos, 46022 Valencia, Spain

Abstract: Although the literature examines firm creation from a geographical perspective, it is necessary to take a closer look at aspects linked to location and the geographical and sectoral context, the generation and development of technology, research and development, different types of innovation and their effect on firm performance as well as their role in technological strategy, human resource management and the introduction of best practices. The objective of this special issue is to provide theoretical and empirical evidence that relates innovation and technological development with entrepreneurship and the geographical context.

Keywords: innovation; entrepreneurship; location; firm creation; firm performance; technological development.

DOI: 10.1504/IJTM.2011.038882

International Journal of Technology Management, 2011 Vol.54 No.1, pp.1 - 11

Available online: 04 Mar 2011 *

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