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Consumption of Innovation  

Ritsuko Ozaki and Mark Dodgson

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Jan 2014
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Oct 2013
This chapter argues it is important for effective innovation management to understand how innovations are consumed. The diffusion of innovation depends on the fit between innovation and ... More

Creative Industries: A Typology of Change  

Candace Jones, Mark Lorenzen, and Jonathan Sapsed

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Jul 2015
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Apr 2015
Creative industries experience a variety of changes, which are driven by differing forces. However this variety may be understood by considering two dimensions: semiotic codes; the ... More

Innovation and Catching-Up  

Jan Fagerberg and Manuel M. Godinho

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Jan 2006
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Sep 2009
“Catch-up” relates to the ability of a single country to narrow the gap in productivity and income vis-à-vis a leader country, while “convergence” refers to a trend towards a reduction of ... More

Innovation and Diffusion  

Bronwyn H. Hall

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Jan 2006
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Sep 2009
In the study of innovation, the word diffusion is commonly used to describe the process by which individuals and firms in a society/economy adopt a new technology, or replace an older ... More

Innovation Processes  

Keith Pavitt

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Jan 2006
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Sep 2009
This article is concerned with innovation processes within firms, focusing mainly on innovation within large corporations in advanced countries. It draws on empirical studies of innovation ... More

Intellectual Property Rights, Standards, and the Management of Innovation  

Aija Leiponen

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Jan 2014
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Oct 2013
This chapter reviews the economic characteristics of information and knowledge and their implications for innovation management. It discusses legal and competitive strategies to control ... More

Knowledge and the Management of Creativity and Innovation  

Dorothy Leonard and Michelle Barton

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Jan 2014
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Oct 2013
Knowledge bears a paradoxical relationship to creativity and innovation: it is essential to both, and yet (under certain circumstances) is inimical to both. That is, knowledge both gives ... More

Learning and Innovation in Inter‐organizational Relationships  

Bart Nooteboom

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Jun 2008
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Sep 2009
The purpose of this article is to survey this complex field of alliances and networks designed to help produce innovation, without claiming to be exhaustive. Here, the emphasis is placed ... More

Looking at Creativity through a Paradox Lens: Deeper Understanding and New Insights  

Ella Miron-Spektor and Miriam Erez

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Sep 2017
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Sep 2017
This chapter contributes to the research and practice of creativity by increasing awareness of the inherently paradoxical nature of creativity, and offering strategies for managing the ... More

Managing R&D and New Product Development  

Maximilian von Zedtwitz, Sascha Friesike, and Oliver Gassmann

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Jan 2014
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Oct 2013
This article examines the importance of R&D and new product development and explores their management. It describes three central aspects of managing R&D and new product development in ... More

The Nature of Innovation  

Ammon Salter and Oliver Alexy

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Jan 2014
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Dec 2013
Over the past fifty years, the literature on the nature of innovation has expanded tremendously. To help guide our understanding of this complex and evolving area, this article reviews ... More

Networks of Innovation  

Timothy Kastelle and John Steen

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Jan 2014
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Dec 2013
Networks are fundamental to understanding and managing innovation. As Schumpeter recognized one hundred years ago, innovation arises from new connections between ideas. Mapping and ... More

Networks of Innovators  

Walter W. Powell and Stine Grodal

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Jan 2006
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Sep 2009
The goal of this article is to assess the state of scholarly research on the role of networks in the innovation process. It begins with a review of the factors that have triggered the ... More

A New Lens on Organizational Innovations in Health Care: Forms and Functions  

Stephen Shortell and Rachael Addicott

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Apr 2016
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Jun 2016
The long received wisdom in the organization design, change, and innovation literature is that “form follows function”. We question this dictum particularly for organizations facing ... More

Organizational Identity and Innovation  

Callen Anthony and Mary Tripsas

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Sep 2016
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Dec 2016
Though much work has studied organizational identity and the management of innovation, very little work explores the connection between them. Yet we argue that these separate conversations ... More

Organizational Innovation  

Alice Lam

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Jan 2006
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Sep 2009
This article seeks to understand the interaction between organization and innovation from three different but interdependent perspectives. It examines the relationship between ... More

Projects and Innovation: Innovation and Projects  

Tim Brady and Mike Hobday

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Feb 2011
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May 2011
This article focuses on the historical and practical relationship between projects and innovation and the connections between the two, often separate, fields of research. First it provides ... More

Science, Technology, and Business Innovation  

Maureen McKelvey

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Jan 2014
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Dec 2013
This article examines the importance of science and technology in business innovation. It discusses the distinction between scientific research and technology and considers the ... More

Service Innovation in Professional Service Firms: A Review and Future Research Directions  

Michael Barratt and Bob Hinings

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Aug 2015
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Oct 2015
Service innovation in Professional Service Firms involves the development and use of new practices by professionals. In the face of increasing competition and the rapid pace of technology ... More

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