AJIBM  Vol.8 No.8 , August 2018
Literature Review on Imitation Innovation Strategy
Abstract: The progress of science and technology and the development of innovation activities are the important impetus for the rapid development of China’s economy. Due to the low level of technology, insufficient funds and scarce resources of scientific and technological innovation, China’s innovation strategy tends to imitate technological innovation. For developing countries, this model of imitation and innovation has indeed played an important role in improving a country’s technological conditions and laid a technological foundation for catching up with developed countries. First, this paper defines the concept of imitation innovation, analyzes the relationship between the imitation innovation and independent innovation, the issue between imitation innovation and intellectual property, the influence factors of imitation innovation; secondly, the influence of imitation innovation on enterprise innovation performance is summarized. Finally, the future research of imitation innovation is prospected.
Cite this paper: Hu, M. (2018) Literature Review on Imitation Innovation Strategy. American Journal of Industrial and Business Management, 8, 1777-1788. doi: 10.4236/ajibm.2018.88120.

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