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What is Service Sector

Handbook of Research on Internationalization of Entrepreneurial Innovation in the Global Economy
An industry made up of companies that primarily earn revenue through providing intangible products and services. Service industry companies are involved in retail, transport, distribution, food services, as well as other service-dominated businesses. Also called service sector, tertiary sector of industry.
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Exploring Entrepreneurship and Innovation Scenarios in a Portuguese Hospitality Group
Luísa Cagica Carvalho (Universidade Aberta, Portugal, & CEFAGE, Universidade de Évora, Portugal)
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-8216-0.ch009
Innovation and entrepreneurship are important topics associated with management studies. Research into the hospitality companies, especially within the fields of entrepreneurship and innovation, continue little studied mainly with respect to the development of empirical studies applied to these companies. The aim of this study is to understand the innovation and entrepreneurship process in hospitality companies using a theoretical model proposed by Timmons. To achieve the objective of this study, the empirical part uses a case study methodology applied to hospitality Portuguese group. The intent of the present study is to give some solid contributions to literature on this subject, and provide some contributions to support future studies about innovation and entrepreneurship process in hospitality companies. The theoretical model used considers different dimensions to study entrepreneurship and innovation, such as, search and identification of opportunities, people and resources, and their influence on entrepreneurial activity. This chapter provides important clues about the importance of human resources and financial resources to promote innovation and entrepreneurship in hospitality companies.
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Corporate Online Reporting and Their Determinants in Indian Services Sector
Service sector is that portion of the economy that produces intangible goods. The service sector provides a service, not an actual product that could be held in your hand. Activities in the service sector include retail, banks, hotels, real estate, education, health, social work, computer services, recreation, media, communications, electricity, gas and water supply.
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A Model for Determining Process-Wise CTQs for Testing Laboratories
The service sector is the third of the three traditional economic sectors.
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