Emergency of the sustainable innovation thematic: An analysis of scientific production through Web Of Science base
AbstractInnovation as a competitive factor needs to consider its effects on society and the environment, to cover aspects of the organization environment. In this way, several studies have been developed in order to include two emerging themes: innovation and sustainability. In order to increase the knowledge on the scientific production related to sustainable innovation, this study aimed to analyze the characteristics of publications on sustainable innovation, on Web of Science database, in period of 2000 to 2010, and indentify witch Administration topics studied with this theme are most researched and witch are most relevant (hot topics). The job characterized as exploratory and descriptive, because is a bibliometric study of nature, that seeks to deepen de analyzes the scientific/academic production about sustainable innovation. In the main results of 1.022 publications analyzed, there was the gradual increase in scientific production, particularly in these areas: Management, Environmental Sciences and Business. As hot topics, the first highlights was the combinations of the sustainable innovation with: Development, Management as Technology.
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