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This study aims to assess the innovation capabilities on the business incubators performance using resources, leadership and capability in three countries: Chile, Israel and Italy. This research was elaborated in light of theoretical excerpts, with foundation in the model, which considers the following metrics: resources, enablement and leadership. Furthermore, in order to demonstrate the feasibility and plausibility of the model, a multiple case study was conducted in business incubators. The research had specialistsâ€™ intervention, with knowledge and experience in the innovation management field, selected by the technical and scientific criteria. The data were extracted by a judging matrix with a scale type, in which the specialists gave their opinions, establishing priorities to the variables, by level of importance. In order to reduce the subjectivity in the results reached, it was used statistical techniques of multivariate analysis and multi-criteria analysis, with the support of the Electre III, Compromise Programming e Promethee II methods. The results were satisfactory, validating the modelling approach.
Keywords: Innovation capabilities, innovation performance, assessment, business incubators.
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