- 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
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 some of the core stylized facts of innovation studies, offering insights into the sources of new products, processes, and solutions in the economic system. The article highlights the combinatorial and relational character of innovation, as well as its uneven pace and distribution over time, space, and industries. It suggests a range of issues challenging some elements long thought core to innovation studies, highlighting these as fruitful avenues for future research.
Ammon Salter, Professor of Technology and Innovation Management, Imperial College Business School.
Oliver Alexy, Professor of Strategic Entrepreneurship, School of Management, Technical University of Munich.
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