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CEO characteristics and technology adoption in smaller manufacturing firms

Élisabeth Lefebvre and Louis André Lefebvre

Technical Report (1991)

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Theorectical background and empirical evidence -- The influence of the CEO on the adoption of new technologies -- The CEOs personal characteristics and adoption of innovations -- The CEOs attitudes and personality traits -- The CEOs decision-making process and the adoption of innovations -- Structural characteristics linked to the CEOs influence and the adoption of innovation -- Methodology -- Choice of research variables and their operational measures -- The dependent variable -- The independent variables -- The control variables -- Choice of organizational context -- Data collection and analysis -- The field study -- Results and discussion -- Characteristics of CEOs in the more innovation firms -- Classifying firms according to their degree of innovativeness -- Study limitations.

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Petites et moyennes entreprises -- Gestion; Petites et moyennes entreprises -- Innovations

Department: Department of Mathematics and Industrial Engineering
PolyPublie URL: https://publications.polymtl.ca/9570/
Report number: EPM-RT-91-15
Date Deposited: 22 Nov 2021 16:36
Last Modified: 07 Feb 2024 05:26
Cite in APA 7: Lefebvre, É., & Lefebvre, L. A. (1991). CEO characteristics and technology adoption in smaller manufacturing firms. (Technical Report n° EPM-RT-91-15). https://publications.polymtl.ca/9570/


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