Technological innovation of the footwear sector companies in Cucuta and its metropolitan area
Artículo de revista
Journal of Physics: Conference Series
The objective of this research was to analyze the technological innovation of footwear companies in Cúcuta and its metropolitan area. A sample of 32 companies that are currently working (legal character) was selected. For the analysis of the technological innovation of the footwear sector companies, an information gathering instrument was applied where they were asked about the different organizational aspects, their technological innovation capabilities and innovation processes. In the dimension of innovation capacity, the level of human talent training, the orientation of human talent towards innovation, the financial liquidity for investment of R & D projects and the activities of collaboration and interaction with other organizations were addressed. In the innovation processes, the companies evaluated the development of new products, participation in technological innovation projects in process, participation in projects of technological innovation in product and existence of a Department of R+D+i. In the analysis, it was identified that companies in the footwear sector must strengthen their skills in human talent training and implement a culture of innovation within the organization that allows them to strengthen their innovation.