Carla Marques

Carla Marques
Universidade de Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro | utad · Departamento de Economia, Sociologia e Gestão

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Associate Professor with Habilitation at University of Trás-os-Montes and Alto Douro

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December 1997 - present
Universidade de Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro

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Publications (174)
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Minority groups contribute to the economic growth and development of local, regional, and national economies.
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The aim of this article is to explore the role of cognitive styles and intrapreneurship in health professionals' innovation outputs, as well the mediated effect of intrapre-neurship between cognitive styles and innovation output. This study used the survey method of data collection, through a self-administered questionnaire. Partial least square st...
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This study sought to determine whether the effects of work engagement, identification with organization and perceived organizational support on job satisfaction differ according to gender. Data were collected in a public higher education institution with a self-administered questionnaire distributed to teaching and support staff. Structural equatio...
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This article provides a bibliometric review based on 267 articles obtained from the Web of Science and SCOPUS databases. The objectives defined for this study were (1) to describe how the publications in this scientific area are organized concerning authors and the evolution of scientific production in the period under analysis; (2) to identify the...
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Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to study the role of neo-rural entrepreneurs in developing the entrepreneurial ecosystem and in the sustainability of the local economy, especially in low-density territories. Design/methodology/approach – The entrepreneurial ecosystem theory, human capital theory, network theory, and the triple helix model ar...
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Since 2019, the world has been experiencing a pandemic period due to the COVID-19 virus, which has brought the need for organizations in general, healthcare organizations and their professionals in particular, to focus on innovation as a way to fight an utterly unknown virus. Thus, this study aims to understand how nurses and their personal factors...
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This study explored the existing literature on geotourism in order to identify current and potential trends in order to encourage new research. The data were collected only from papers published in academic journals included in the Scopus database as it contributed the most journals with the largest number of publications on geotourism. The 192 art...
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Innovation in the community pharmacy field has extreme importance in building customer loyalty and competitiveness and, during the COVID-19 pandemic, its value was even more noted. Thus, in this study, we aimed to assess the influence of cognitive styles (rational and intuitive) on individual entrepreneurial orientation and intrapreneurship and how...
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For the manufacturing industry in particular, networks lead to an increasing interaction between different actors representing a complementary response to insecurity arising from internationalization subjects. The aim of this study is to understand how cooperation networks contribute to the international sustainability of the manufacturing industry...
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This study aims to analyse the importance of internationalization for companies in the textile sector, as well as to identify the main barriers to internationalization. For the development of the study, a qualitative methodology was used through interviews with six Portuguese companies in the textile sector. The collected information was submitted...
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Este estudo tem como objetivo explorar a relação entre as estratégias de investigação e inovação para a especialização inteligente (RIS 3) na colaboração universidade-empresa (U-E), considerando o papel desempenhado pelas atividades de investigação e incentivos para interagir com a indústria. Os dados primários foram recolhidos junto de 841 investi...
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Este estudo tem como principal objetivo perceber o papel das indústrias criativas na sustentabilidade dos territórios de baixa densidade. Para o desenvolvimento empírico deste estudo, foram recolhidos dados primários através de entrevistas semiestruturadas. As entrevistas foram aplicadas a cinco empreendedores criativos e responsáveis por empresas...
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This study sought to understand how the differences in universityindustry (U-I) dynamics in two cross-border regions act on their research and innovation performance. Surveys were administered to academics from research centres or units in Portugal’s Northern Region and Spain’s Castile and Leon. Data were also collected from the Community Innovatio...
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Research in creative industries is mostly focused on urban and metropolitan areas. However, various authors have approached the creative industries from a regional, rural or remote point of view. The objectives of this article are to make a literature review about creative industries in low-density areas, to provide a global perspective on the subj...
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This study aims to explore the relationship between research and innovation strategies for smart specialization (RIS 3) on university-industry (U-I) collaboration, considering the role played by investigation activities and incentives for interacting with industry. Primary data was collected from 861 Portuguese and Spanish researchers. The results...
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The main objective of this study is to assess how cognitive styles promote individual entrepreneurial orientation (IOE) and intrapreneurship and how they drive innovation among nurses in the healthcare services in Portugal. A total of 667 nurses participated, by completing an online questionnaire in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, working in di...
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Alguns estudos (eg., Daniel & Almeida, 2020; Tähtinen et al., 2016; Boix et al., 2014) referem ainda que a indústria criativa tem vindo a ganhar destaque como técnica de desenvolvimento dos meios de baixa densidade, devido a acrescentarem valor ao produto e/ou serviço, e consequentemente por terem vindo a ajudar a estimular a inovação nos territóri...
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Resumo: A análise teórica desenvolvida centra-se nos contributos conceptuais e de pesquisa empírica mais relevantes sobre os fluxos migratórios que, associados a determinadas atividades, projetos e estilos de vida, são atraídos pelas condições existentes nas áreas rurais. Esta análise é guiada por quatro questões: (i) quais as imagens, possibilidad...
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This study aims to identify the antecedents of entrepreneurial activity in the agri-food sector of the Portuguese region of Trás-os-Montes and Alto Douro (TMAD), taking into account a gender perspective. Thus, we intend to assess whether the environment influences embeddedness, and whether embeddedness, individual entrepreneurial orientation, innov...
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This study conducted a bibliometric review of the literature on the importance of embeddedness in internationalization processes in order to map the research on this topic, identify its main trends, and propose future lines of investigation. The review covered articles published in academic journals listed in the Web of Science database. The analys...
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This study analyses the importance of immigrant and return migrant entrepreneurs in the development of the low-density Alto Douro Vinhateiro or the Alto Douro Wine Region. Nine immigrant and nine returning migrant entrepreneurs participated in semi-structured interviews. Members of four regional stakeholder institutions were also interviewed (two m...
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Purpose This study sought to fill a gap in the literature by examining the dynamics of neo-rural small entrepreneurs’ business activities as little research has been done on these individuals. The research was conducted in three of Portugal’s low density territories (i.e. Miranda do Douro, Penamacor and Aljezur), focusing on understanding these out...
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ARTICLE INFO Keywords: Co lla bora tion CO VID-19 Co ro nav ir us Cr isi s ma nag ement Entrepr eneuria l ecos ys tems Entrepr eneurship Servi ce-domi na nt lo gi c Spor t entrepr eneurship Spor t industry Va lue co-creation ABSTRACT Drawing on sport entrepreneurship and service-dominated logic theory, this paper explores the association be tween n...
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Purpose Public policies provide a way for governments to influence the effectiveness of business strategies in the international marketplace. The main goal of this article is to show the importance of key aspects for policymaking at the national level and, secondly, to try to evaluate if public policies and programmes are effective in the entrepren...
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This study aims to understand better research and innovation strategies for smart specialization (RIS3) and assess how they influence university-industry (U-I) collaboration empirically. Pri-mary data were collected from a focus group consisting of representatives of universities and government entities from Portugal and Spain. Secondary European U...
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The purpose of this paper is to explore the role of embeddedness and cooperation networks in the business internationalization process. To achieve the abovementioned purpose, a qualitative methodology was carefully chosen, through which semi-structured interviews were conducted with ten entrepreneurs of the footwear sector in Portugal, as well as w...
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Este estudo tem como objetivo analisar a importância dos empreendedores imigrantes e ex-emigrantes no desenvolvimento regional do Alto Douro. Para o desenvolvimento deste estudo, foram recolhidos dados primários através de entrevistas semiestruturadas a 9 empreendedores ex-emigrante e a 9 empreendedores imigrantes. Como forma de triangular os resul...
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This work aimed to examine the role of three universities, inserted in low-density territories, in the co-creation of knowledge as well as the mechanisms used in its transfer to business sector. Interviews were conducted with individuals in charge of innovation in the rectories of three Portuguese universities in low-density regions, as well as the...
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Family businesses display distinctive characteristics as compared with non-family companies, and family firms are of great importance to the global economy, which means that more research is needed on how to promote their growth and sustainability. Despite the prevalence of family business , they still need to actively engage in corporate entrepren...
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The purpose of this paper is to provide a systematic literature review (SLR) of geotourism and territorial development. Current and future trends in the field are identified. The paper offers an SLR on the geotourism and territorial development and advances through a comprehensive bibliometric analysis comprising the period 2007–2018. The articles...
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Purpose The process by which disabled individuals become entrepreneurs can be influenced by factors of different orders. Throughout their entrepreneurship careers and projects, disabled entrepreneurs may have to overcome multiple personal, social and political barriers. This study aims to review what we do (and do not) know about disabled entrepren...
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This study aims to understand the importance of an entrepreneurship program for a rural territory. For the empirical development of this study, primary data was collected through semi-structured interviews and documents / reports developed by the program. The interviews were conducted with the skilled worker of the institutions that were involved i...
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The purpose of this paper is to assess quadruple helix stakeholders' perception on the implementation of the smart specialisation strategy (RIS3) in the North of Portugal, besides analysing technology transfer (TT) by spillover activities between 2014 and 2017. For the achievement of this goal, a qualitative methodology was followed through semi-st...
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Astrotourism is part of the sustainable tourism profile of low-density territories, focused on the enhancement of the night sky. In the context of the global development trajectory of the Starlight Tourist Destinations, it was intended to evaluate whether different regional stakeholders show interest in this type of offer in the Tua Valley, with th...
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This study sought to validate a scale for quantitative research on two emerging dimensions of individual entrepreneurial orientation (IEO): passion and perseverance. The proposed measurement instrument was developed, validated and tested using data on 249 agri-food firms created in the last five years in a Portuguese region. The final analysis of t...
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Purpose Despite the recognised importance of corporate social responsibility (CSR) in higher education institutions (HEIs), research concerning CSR’s influence on employees’ attitudes and behaviours is still understudied. Grounded in the theory of social identity, this study aims to explore CSR’s impact on employees’ work engagement, job satisfacti...
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Purpose The prosthodontics sector is facing major challenges because of scientific and technological advances that imply a clearer definition of lines of action and decision making processes. Measuring quality of service in this sector is a complex decision problem since the perceptions of three main players need to be considered: patients, dentist...
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Apresenta 10 “narrativas” que procuram mostrar o que explica o sucesso que 10 PMEs (Pequenas e Médias Empresas) experimentaram nas inovações que conceberam e concretizaram. Trata-se de um conjunto diverso, no que respeita às características e ao percurso de cada uma das empresas. São PMEs sedeadas nas regiões do Douro e de Trás-os-Montes. Constitue...
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Purpose The aim of this study is to explore which factors of entrepreneurship and innovation influence economic development under the quadruple helix model, contrasting Southern and Northern Europe. Design/methodology/approach In this study, secondary data are collected from the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor databases, Organization for Economic...
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This study aims to investigate if engaging in physical activity (PA) and gender influences people’s entrepreneurial intention (EI). A survey for measuring EI and PA was developed and administered to the general population. The data were collected with a questionnaire distributed across all continental Portuguese regions. A two-way analysis of varia...
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Purpose – This study’s main objective was to understand how entrepreneurship education and training programmes (EETPs) influence the development of entrepreneurial competencies and creation of business ventures. Design/methodology/approach – The research included a questionnaire distributed to 103 EETP participants. The data were processed using Sm...
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Understanding customers’ expectations regarding organisations’ social responsibility is fundamental to creating and implementing successful strategies and programmes. More specifically, this process requires the development of a theoretical framework in order to analyse the impact of universities’ social responsibility strategies on service quality...
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This study's main objective was to understand major stakeholders' role in entrepreneurship education and training programmes and these entities' perceptions of the programmes' impacts on regional development. This research involved semi-structured interviews with different stakeholders participating in an entrepreneurship education and training pro...
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If innovation is the engine of economies, the partnerships in the Triple Helix model of innovation are the fuel that makes this engine work. Although each member of this model has its defined role, the present study sought to gain a new perspective on these partnerships, including the role of governments. Based on interviews with representatives of...
Conference Paper
O principal objetivo desta investigação é estudar os antecedentes da intenção empreendedora e compreender como a falência da família influencia a intenção empreendedora dos jovens que estão prestes a entrar no mercado de trabalho. Para a realização deste estudo foram utilizados dados primários através de questionários aplicados aos alunos finalista...
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Purpose The purpose of this paper involves evaluating the impact of coopetition on the innovation activities and innovation performance of companies. Design/methodology/approach The study deployed data from the Community Innovation Survey – CIS 2012 and subject to the application of different multivariate statistical analysis processes. Findings...
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Following the introduction of quasi-markets into publicly funded healthcare systems, nurse intrapreneurs who create innovations within these systems have become increasingly important to improving healthcare outputs. This study sought to examine how self-motivation and managerial skills mediate the influence of entrepreneurial traits on nurses’ int...
Technical Report
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This synthesis country report contributes to the WP2 (Innovation case studies in Focus Regions: micro to meso analysis) goals, which comprise understanding why, how and from whom European farmers and farm managers gather and exchange information to underpin their decision-making on developing and/or implementating of different types of innovation,...
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This study aims to analyse the importance of entrepreneurship programs in rural areas. For the empirical development of this study, primary data were collected through semi-structured interviews and through documents / reports developed throughout the program. Interviews were applied to staff members of the institutions involved in the development...
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Purpose The purpose of this paper is to examine how important technology transfer offices (TTOs) – which in Portuguese are called “industrial property support offices” or GAPIs – are in terms of fostering patent applications and technology transfer in countries characterized by low performance records in these activities. Design/methodology/approa...
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This systematic literature review sought to identify the most extensively studied topics with respect to the triple, quadruple and quintuple helix models developed to explain these links. The review also focused on ascertaining future trends within this field. Relevant documents obtained from a search in the Institute for Scientific Information’s W...
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The goal of this chapter is to discuss the role of subsistence entrepreneurship in the society. Increasingly both business and government are focusing at low-income consumers and the role they play in the innovation process. This has meant greater emphasis has been given to understand the role of these consumers who are called ‘subsistence consumer...
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Given that the future of corporate social responsibility depends on upcoming generations’ attitudes, a better understanding of the relationship between corporate social responsibility orientation and its predictors has significant implications for various stakeholders. This study sought to examine the factors that influence students’ corporate soci...
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The purpose of this paper is to assess stakeholders’ perceptions on the implementation of the smart specialization strategy (RIS3) in the North of Portugal, with a particular focus on technology transfer (TT) activities between 2014 and 2017. A qualitative methodology was followed through semi-structured interviews applied to the actors in the regi...
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This study sought to evaluate an entrepreneurship training and education programme, which has already had five editions in the Sabor region of Portugal’s northern interior. This evaluation was conducted in order to propose new guidelines to improve the Sabor Entrepreneurship Programme (SEP). The research included primary data collection using mixed...
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Purpose: Based on resource dependence theory and the concept of interlocking directorates, this study sought to understand the importance of networks for start-ups and the role incubators play in these companies’ networking processes. Design/methodology/approach: The research was conducted through semi-structured interviews with the entrepreneurs r...
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Esse artigo, de caráter teórico, tem dupla finalidade. A primeira delas é discutir as várias formas e motivações de empreender, as quais podem variar desde a busca pelo lucro ou um ideal social até a luta pela própria sobrevivência. Ou seja, a motivação nem sempre é de ordem financeira no sentido de rentabilidade. Muitas vezes, esse impulso tem com...
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This study aims to explore how can a Smart Specialisation Strategy contribute to the local economic growth. Through 10 case studies: the Atlantic UNESCO Global Geoparks, with primary and secondary data collected from this Geoparks, it is possible to suggest the existence of positive impacts caused by the smart specialisation on this concept and app...
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There has been more interest in sustainability in an entrepreneurship setting. This has been the result of the perceived positive social benefits stemming from sustainable entrepreneurship. One of the fascinating areas of research about sustainable entrepreneurship is to understand how it has changed the nature of business. This will help provide p...
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This book focuses on the role of subsistence entrepreneurs in creating social and sustainable business opportunities on the global marketplace. Subsistence entrepreneurs use scarce resources to create new business opportunities, often in developing or emerging economies. In addition, subsistence entrepreneurship is increasingly being used as a way...
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Sustainable entrepreneurship focuses on how the environment is embedded within business practices. This book examines collaboration strategies and initiatives for sustainable entrepreneurs with a wide variety of partners, and demonstrates how they can be used to increase overall performance and achieve global competitiveness. Based on the latest em...
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This study seeks to identify the antecedents of women’s entrepreneurial orientation (EO) and exploring what possible relationships that may exist between them. The research focuses on women entrepreneurs and non-entrepreneurs in a quantitative perspective whose methodology consisted of the collection of primary data through a survey distributed to...
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This paper reports and reflects on the results of an evaluation of the contribution to local and regional development of the EDP Sustainable Entrepreneurship Award, as applied in the Tua Valley (North East Interior of Portugal). Using semi-structured interview schedules, data was collected from young participants in the programme – both those who h...
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As university-industry cooperation is associated with the transfer of knowledge and technology, this collaboration is an extremely important field of study for the world's economies that helps companies become more competitive. The present research, thus, sought to explore and analyse the literature related to university-industry cooperation, using...
Conference Paper
With secondary data obtained from the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor, Global Competitiveness Index and Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development databases for 27 European countries and 13 non-European countries, this study aims to understand which factors of entrepreneurship and innovation, through the quadruple helix model, influence...
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Purpose Rural entrepreneurship is an emergent field of study, with these start-ups becoming one of the most noticeable ways to promote rural development, but the few studies concerning innovation among artisans have thus far only been exploratory. The purpose of this paper is to examine the entrepreneurial artisan initiatives of young innovators i...
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Purpose The present study aims to identify women microentrepreneurs’ motivations that may influence the legalisation of their businesses and their capacity to reconcile the demands of family and work in a developing country (i.e. Brazil). Design/methodology/approach Semi-structured interviews were used to gather data on women’s microentrepreneur...
Research Proposal
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Call for Book chapters