African Journal of
Business Management

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Bus. Manage.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1993-8233
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJBM
  • Start Year: 2007
  • Published Articles: 4137

Full Length Research Paper

Evaluation of innovation ability of high-tech enterprises based on catastrophe progression method

Yong Zhang
  • Yong Zhang
  • Institute of Management, Guizhou University, China.
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Rongrong Bao
  • Rongrong Bao
  • Institute of Management, Guizhou University, China.
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Baolong Yu
  • Baolong Yu
  • Institute of Management, Guizhou University, China.
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  •  Received: 07 July 2017
  •  Accepted: 15 September 2017
  •  Published: 14 October 2017

Abstract

Previous researches have utilized analytic hierarchy process, factor analysis and other methods in investigating innovation ability; however, these have been found to have a common problem that is either too subjective or involves a complex calculation procedure. Application of catastrophe progression method in this paper on innovation ability evaluation of high-tech enterprises helps to avoid these problems. The research results show that the innovation ability of Chinese high-tech enterprises keeps enhancing from the Interior West to the Eastern coastal region, with creativity and innovation efficiency closely related.

Key words: Catastrophe progression method, innovation ability, high-tech enterprise.