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Linking workforce diversity in education, technological innovation strategies and firms´ organization

Linking workforce diversity in education, technological innovation strategies and firms´ organization

BELLO-PINTADO, Alejandro; BIANCHI, Carlos;

Artigo Completo:

O artigo analisa a relação entre a diversidade em educação e competências da força de trabalho e a propensão inovadora das empresas na indústria uruguaia de transformação. Com o intuito de identificar diferentes estratégias inovadoras, distingue-se entre inovações incorporadas em bens de capital de aquelas desincorporadas que a empresa desenvolve. Observa-se um efeito de mediação positiva das formas avançadas de organização do trabalho na relação entre diversidade e propensão inovadora, mas somente quando em aquelas empresas que desenvolveram inovações não incorporadas.

Artigo Completo:

This paper analyses the relationship between workforce diversity in education and skills and the propensity to engage in technological innovation (TI) activities in in the Uruguayan manufacture industry. We have distinguished between embodied and disembodied TI. Results show a positive and significant relationship between both diversity in education and skills and disembodied TI activities. Moreover, the moderating role of flexible forms of work organization is positive and significant for diversity in education when firms engage in disembodied TI.

Palavras-chave: diversidade em educação, inovação tecnológica não incorporada, organização do trabalho,

Palavras-chave: diversity in education, diversity in skills, disembodied technological innovation, work organization,

DOI: 10.5151/enei2017-67

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BELLO-PINTADO, Alejandro; BIANCHI, Carlos; "Linking workforce diversity in education, technological innovation strategies and firms´ organization", p. 1246-1266 . In: . São Paulo: Blucher, 2017.
ISSN 2357-7592, DOI 10.5151/enei2017-67

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