- List of Figures
- List of Tables
- List of Contributors
- Perspectives on Innovation Management
- The Nature of Innovation
- Marketing and Innovation
- Science, Technology, and Business Innovation
- User-driven Innovation
- Networks of Innovation
- Knowledge and the Management of Creativity and Innovation
- Design-Driven Innovation: Meaning as a Source of Innovation
- Brokerage and Innovation
- Sectoral Systems of Innovation
- Innovation Ecosystems: Implications for Innovation Management?
- Markets for Technology
- Capital Markets, Innovation Systems, and the Financing of Innovation
- Consumption of Innovation
- Sustainable Innovation Management
- Managing Social Innovation
- Innovation Management in Japan
- Innovation Management in China
- Technology and Innovation
- Innovation, Strategy, and Hypercompetition
- Business Model Innovation
- Managing Open Innovation
- Collaboration and Innovation Management
- Organizing Innovation
- Human Resource Management Practices and Innovation
- Managing R&D and New Product Development
- Internationalization of Research and Development
- Intellectual Property Rights, Standards, and the Management of Innovation
- Mergers and Acquisitions and Innovation
- Services, Innovation, and Managing Service Innovation
- Innovation and Project Management
- Platforms and Innovation
Abstract and Keywords
This chapter reviews the economic characteristics of information and knowledge and their implications for innovation management. It discusses legal and competitive strategies to control and benefit from intellectual assets and surveys associated societal and technological trends. Many of the issues are found to be particularly topical in the context of information and communication technology (ICT) industries. Here, content suppliers need to develop business models that address the weakening of legal protection, or appropriability, of information, and new hardware and software technologies need to be strategically positioned with respect to the intellectual property rights landscape where licensing negotiations and litigation can determine success or failure of innovations. These strategic innovation challenges are exceptionally complex if interoperability standards are essential for the growth of the product or service system.
Aija Leiponen, Associate Professor, Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management, Cornell University and Imperial College Business School, Imperial College London.
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