Enhancing University – Industry Collaboration: What are the Drivers of Academic Researchers’ Involvement in Industry?
The principal objective of this study is to find out what leads academics and researchers to engage in industry.
The present study determines firm and entrepreneurship characteristics of small and medium enterprises (SMEs) active in international trade towards investment and growth.
The practical implication of this study is the insight and the knowledge required for implementing the concept of market orientation in order to generate market orientation and consequently impact innovation and performance.
The study suggests that politically enforced shrinkage of German exports accompanied by a weakening of the German economy scarcely benefits deficit countries.