El capital relacional y la capacidad innovadora

Translated title of the contribution: Relational capital and innovative capacity

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The study addresses the importance of relational capital and innovative capacity, sources of competitive advantage. Relational capital represents the knowledge incorporated to the company as a result of its external relations with customers, suppliers, competitors, alliances, among others, thus allowing to generate new knowledge that turns out to be superior, because it is a product of the combination of the company's knowledge of its operating environment which favors innovation since knowledge is an essential resource. Innovation is conceived as a dynamic process, through which activities are carried out linking the outside world and capacities to take advantage of knowledge with the purpose of improving results and achieving a competitive advantage. The innovative capacity represents the ability of the company, which, through new innovative ways takes into account the resources of the market and its own. It enables the company to create new products, processes or new ways of organization and marketing, responding this way to the changing environments. Knowledge is essential to generate innovative capacity and relational capital. It is strategic because it facilitates the exchange of knowledge.
Translated title of the contributionRelational capital and innovative capacity
Original languageSpanish
Pages (from-to)89-95
Number of pages7
Issue number53
StatePublished - 17 Apr 2019


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