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    • A resource-based view of innovativeness in small firms 

      Hadjimanolis, Athanasios (2000-01-01)
      The resource-based view is presented here as the theoretical framework for empirical research on the determinants of technological innovativeness in small firms. These determinants include the characteristics of the ...
    • An investigation of innovation antecedents in small firms in the context of a small developing country 

      Hadjimanolis, Athanasios (2000-07-01)
      The present research was conducted in Cyprus, a small developing country. A large number (n = 140) of manufacturing small and medium sized firms were surveyed, via a questionnaire administered during personal interviews ...
    • Barriers to innovation for SMEs in a small less developed country (Cyprus) 

      Hadjimanolis, Athanasios (1999-01-01)
      The present research, conducted in Cyprus, a small less developed country, concentrates on the barriers approach to innovation. The importance of barriers, as perceived by the firms' owners/managers was, rather surprisingly, ...
    • Development of national innovation policy in small developing countries: The case of Cyprus 

      Hadjimanolis, Athanasios; Dickson, Keith E. (2001-05-01)
      This paper analyses the concept of national innovation policy (NIP) and puts forward arguments supporting the need for a NIP for small developing economies like Cyprus. A brief outline is given of the science/technology ...
    • Editorial 

      Hadjimanolis, Athanasios (2014-06-01)
    • Entrepreneurship policy in Cyprus 

      Hadjimanolis, Athanasios (2008-07-01)
      Entrepreneurship policy has relatively recently emerged as an important economic policy contributing to economic development, employment growth and innovation. The present article analyses first the theoretical approaches ...
    • Family business background, perceptions of barriers, and entrepreneurial intentions in Cyprus 

      Hadjimanolis, Athanasios; Poutziouris, Panikkos Zata (2011-03-01)
      This paper investigates the influence of family business background, contextual barriers, and socio-demographic variables on career decisions, such as starting a new business or joining the family firm. A survey of 167 ...
    • Health and safety policies and work attitudes in Cypriot companies 

      Hadjimanolis, Athanasios; Boustras, Georgios (2013-02-01)
      The purpose of the paper is to investigate the association of organizational health and safety policies and procedures (OHSPs) and safety perceptions of employees as reflected in safety climate with safety performance. ...
    • Household recycling in Cyprus: Attitudes, barriers and behaviour 

      Hadjimanolis, Athanasios (2013-03-12)
      The paper examines the factors, which influence the recycling behaviour in Cyprus, a country at an early recycling stage. These factors include socio-demographic variables, environmental attitudes and knowledge, and ...
    • Innovation and networking amongst small manufacturing firms in Cyprus 

      Dickson, Keith E.; Hadjimanolis, Athanasios (1998-04-01)
      The practice of innovation management in Cyprus is investigated via case studies of innovative small manufacturing firms. The analysis concentrates on how Cypriot firms develop networks (or avoid them!) and the effects of ...
    • Innovation Strategies of SMEs in Cyprus, a Small Developing Country 

      Hadjimanolis, Athanasios; Dickson, Keith E. (2000-01-01)
      From this research a case study based qualitative analysis of small firms’ innovation strategies within the context of a small developing country has been distilled as the basis of this paper. A comparative analysis of 25 ...
    • Management fads, communities of practice and innovation 

      Hadjimanolis, Athanasios (2011-12-01)
      This chapter introduces communities of practice (CoPs) as a useful framework for the elucidation of the innovation process in organizations. It argues that CoPs contribute to innovation through being more efficient than ...
    • Management of health and safety in micro companies in Cyprus: Results on ergonomic issues 

      Boustras, Georgios; Hadjimanolis, Athanasios (2015-01-01)
      BACKGROUND: Ergonomics in Cyprus is a rather neglected area of safety. The size of the country, the lack of scientific expertise, the nature of the economy and the nature of the majority of the enterprises make it a case, ...
    • Management of health and safety in micro-firms in Cyprus - Results from a Nationwide Survey 

      Boustras, Georgios; Hadjimanolis, Athanasios; Economides, Aristodemos; Yiannaki, Anastasios; Nicolaides, Leandros (2015-11-01)
      Management of health and safety in micro-firms (<10 employees) is a critical issue due to their lack of resources and the limited - in certain cases - knowledge on the subject. It is also an under-researched area in the ...
    • Management of health and safety in micro-firms in Cyprus – Results from a Nationwide Survey 

      Boustras, Georgios; Hadjimanolis, Athanasios; Economides, Aristodemos; Yiannaki, Anastasios; Nicolaides, Leandros (2015-11-01)
      Management of health and safety in micro-firms (<10 employees) is a critical issue due to their lack of resources and the limited – in certain cases – knowledge on the subject. It is also an under-researched area in the ...
    • Methods of political marketing in (trans)formation of innovation culture 

      Hadjimanolis, Athanasios (2010-01-01)
      This paper examines the possibility to use political marketing concepts and methods in the promotion of one of the main targets of a national innovation policy, that is, the development of an innovation culture among private ...
    • Micro-SMEs: A special case 

      Hadjimanolis, Athanasios; Boustras, Georgios (2017-01-01)
      Micro-firms are vitally important for the economy of most countries, not only developing economies, but also advanced industrial economies, as shown by the relevant statistics. For example, ‘In 2007, 89% of firms in the ...
    • Perceptions of the institutional environment and entrepreneurial intentions in a small peripheral country 

      Hadjimanolis, Athanasios (2016-01-01)
      The paper investigates the intentions of people in a peripheral small country (Cyprus) to start a new business in relation to their perceptions of the various dimensions of the institutional environment in their country ...
    • Safety management (Safety Management in Small and Medium Sized Enterprises (SMEs)) 

      Boustras, Georgios; Hadjimanolis, Athanasios; Varianou-Mikellidou, Cleo (2017-01-01)
      The aim of this chapter is to lay out the foundation for effectively dealing with the risks that have been uncovered with the use of risk assessment. In other words, this chapter builds upon the results of the previous ...
    • The Barriers Approach to Innovation 

      Hadjimanolis, Athanasios (2003-10-16)
      The nature of barriers is first clarified and their effect on innovation is broadly outlined. The various taxonomies of barriers are presented and critically evaluated. Their impact and mechanisms of action are then ...