The Role Of Innovation Management To Enhancing The Competitive Advantage In Algerian High Tech Startups.

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مجلة العلوم الاقتصادية والتسيير والعلوم التجارية Université de M'sila Volume 11, Numéro 2, Pages 536-553
Abstract: The aim of this research is to clarify the relationship between innovation management and the competitive advantage in Algerian high tech startups, this study was conducted based on a questionnaire designed and distributed to a random sample of 220 innovators (managers) in 28 Algerian high tech startups. The response rate was 61% as 130 innovators filled the questionnaire in21 high tech startups. We used statistical methods to analyze the four principal hypotheses developed. In particularly, we found that: (a) Innovation management has an important existence in Algerian high tech startups. (b) competitive advantage have an important existence in Algerian high tech startups.(C) innovation management is strongly and positively associated with competitive advantage in Algerian high tech start ups. (d) There is a statistically significant difference amongst Algerian high tech startups due to personal determinants of innovators(gender, age and education level). Keywords: Startups; Algerian High tech Startups; innovation; innovation management; competitive advantage. Jel Classification Codes: O32, M13.