The Impact of the Extrinsic Innovative Entrepreneurs Motivation and the Knowledge-Based Competitive Conditions on Technological InnovationHabib Affes*
Faculty of Economics and Management, Sfax University, Tunisia
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- Habib Affes
Faculty of Economics and Management
Sfax University, Tunisia
E-mail: [email protected]
Received Date: May 04, 2016; Accepted Date: May 17, 2016; Published Date: May 19, 2016
Citation: Affes H (2016) The Impact of the Extrinsic Innovative Entrepreneurs’ Motivation and the Knowledge-Based Competitive Conditions on Technological Innovation. Int J Econ Manag Sci 5: 343. doi:10.4172/2162-6359.1000343
Copyright: © 2016 Affes H. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
In this research, we will try to show to what extent the competitive environment in the knowledge era and the extrinsic individual motivation of innovative entrepreneurs could enhance technological innovation in newlyestablished enterprises. A study on a sample of 105 new Tunisian enterprises deemed innovative in a national and regional innovative economic environment revealed 'the following: The nature of the market demand and the dissemination of knowledge by firms have a positive effect on the improvement of technological innovation, while efforts to adapt to market changes, the entrepreneurs' motivation extrinsic system to innovate, the state of competition and the evolution of that market had no effect on it.