Innovation trough Tradition in Family Business

Cinzia Vallone, Barbara Iannone
2019 International Journal of Business and Management  
This study attempts to explore the role of tradition in the development of innovations in the pasta sector of family firms handed down for generations. We describe and discuss the different impacts of tangible and intangible sources of tradition on the development of family SMEs. There is a gap in the literature about family firm’s innovation issue. The results are inconsistent. We use a case study to investigate which variables affect innovation approach and how traditions can contribute
more » ... ions can contribute to the development of new products or unique services.
doi:10.5539/ijbm.v15n1p157 fatcat:g4jejid4dzfzxmrqj43o2ywqem