Journal of Business & Economic Policy

ISSN 2375-0766 (Print), 2375-0774 (Online) DOI: 10.30845/jbep

The Effect of Information and Communication Technology in Innovation Level: The Panama SMEs Case
Juan Ernesto Mojica Peñalba, Gonzalo Maldonado Guzmán, Elisa González de Mojica

The information and Communication technology play an essential role in the development in the level of innovation in Enterprise, not only large corporations, but also micro, small and medium-sized enterprises, they also facilitate the growth and development of the organizations in a highly, globalized and competitive world, as the one that characterizes the current century. Therefore, the essential objective of this research work is to analyze existing effects between information and communication technologies in the level of innovation in small and medium-sized enterprises, using a sample of 615 micro, small and medium-sized enterprises in Panama. The results obtained show that information and communication technologies have significant positive effects in innovation activities of companies.

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