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The Human Resource Approach to Innovation in the Recent Growth of Floriculture Sector in Rural Areas of Sicily

Allegra Valeria1, Pecorino Biagio2 and Zarbà Alfonso Silvio2
  • 1 Department Agriculture, Food and Environment, University of Catania, Catania, Italy
  • 2 University of Catania, Italy

Abstract

The variety and variability of the most commonly recognized innovation categories (product, process and management) have been the structural basis of the recent growth of floriculture sector in Sicily. However it is due to the virtuous character of farmer (vision, knowledge, skills and abilities) the ability to integrate the specific functions involved of the farm with innovation. As well as that, fundamental the relational behaviors within external environments characterized by non-deterministic stimulation-response mechanisms. This paper presents the main results of a motivational investigation of the figure of the farmer of the floriculture sector in Sicily.

American Journal of Applied Sciences
Volume 15 No. 2, 2018, 116-120

DOI: https://doi.org/10.3844/ajassp.2018.116.120

Submitted On: 21 November 2017 Published On: 3 March 2018

How to Cite: Valeria, A., Biagio, P. & Silvio, Z. A. (2018). The Human Resource Approach to Innovation in the Recent Growth of Floriculture Sector in Rural Areas of Sicily. American Journal of Applied Sciences, 15(2), 116-120. https://doi.org/10.3844/ajassp.2018.116.120

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Keywords

  • Human Capital
  • Social Capital
  • Innovations
  • Floriculture