RESEARCH AND INNOVATION STRATEGIES FOR ECONOMIC COMPETITIVENESS AND INDUSTRIAL GROWTH: LESSONS FOR NIGERIA

Abstract

One of the leading unrealized opportunities in Nigerian industrial organizations is the full influence of research ideas and knowledge to transform business products and processes into long-term innovation. Business research and innovation contribute significantly to improvement in enterprise productivity and quality and in the integral components of business strategy and success. Drawing heavily from published literature, this paper highlights the enormous benefits of continual research and innovation on national economies, and proffers recommendations on how Nigeria could key into this concept to promote its economic competitiveness at the global level.

Keywords: Economic Competitiveness, Industrial Growth, Nigeria, Research and Innovation Strategies


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