volume 23, issue 4, P484-495 2019
DOI: 10.1108/mbe-09-2019-0095
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Domenico Campisi, Paolo Mancuso, Stefano Luigi Mastrodonato, Donato Morea

Abstract: Purpose Within the service sectors, Knowledge Intensive Business Services (KIBS) play an important role in local and regional economies as sources of competitive advantages and providing knowledge-intensive inputs to the business process of small and medium-sized enterprises. This study aims to analyze the changes in financial performance of KIBS industry in Italy over the period from 2012 to 2017. Design/methodology/approach This paper examines the efficiency of the KIBS firms by applying data envelopment …

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