Innovation Management

Innovation Management : Strategies, Implementation and Profits

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Addressing the topic of innovation management as its core theme, this book was written in response to the increasing number of courses in this area that are usually offered in strategic management departments. Because it is integrative, the book has a multi-functional approach to innovation management, including the important contributions of economics, organizational theory, marketing, and finance. This book is intended for courses in management of innovation, technology management, strategic management.show more

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  • Hardback | 416 pages
  • 162.6 x 243.6 x 24.6mm | 791.26g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • 95 line drawings, bibliography, index
  • 0195113462
  • 9780195113464

Table of contents

1: Introduction and Overview. PART I. Fundamentals. 2: Models of Innovation. 3: Competencies and Endowments. 4: Sources and Transfers of Innovation. PART II. Strategizing. 5: Recognizing the Potential of Innovation. 6: Reducing Uncertainty. 7: Choosing a Profit Site. 8: Strategic Choice or Environmental Determinism. 9: Identifying Potential Co-opetitors. PART III. Implementation and Protection of Profits. 10: Financing Innovation. 11: Implementing the Decision to Adopt. 12: Protecting Entrepreneurial Rents. PART IV. Globalization. 13: Globalization for Innovation. 14: Innovating for Emerging Economies. 15: The Role of National Governments in Innovation. 16: Strategic Innovation Process. Appendix 1 Standards and Dominant Designs. Appendix 2 Organizational Structures. Appendix 3 Organizational Boundaries. Glossary. Case 1: Netscape Corporation. Indexshow more

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"I think this book is excellent and fills a big gap in the literature as it makes a bridge between the economics literature and the management literature. It will be an extremely useful book for students everywhere." -- Chris Freeman, University of Sussex"Afuah has written a first-rate text, which is exemplary in both its basis in academic research and its comprehensives. The breadth of subjects covered is remarkable, ranging from models of innovation to globalization. Concepts are explained clearly and illustrated with excellent examples." --Constance E. Helfat, University of Pennsylvania"The book is a strong synthesis of the management of technology literature....It is a solid textbook that will be of great value for students of business and engineering." -- Marc H. Meyer, Walsh Research Professor, Northeastern University"I believe there is a need for a textbook such as this, which links management of innovation to important concepts and theories in the strategy literature." -- Ari Ginsberg, Professor of Management and Strategy, New York University "I think this book is excellent and fills a big gap in the literature as it makes a bridge between the economics literature and the management literature. It will be an extremely useful book for students everywhere." -- Chris Freeman, University of Sussex "Afuah has written a first-rate text, which is exemplary in both its basis in academic research and its comprehensives. The breadth of subjects covered is remarkable, ranging from models of innovation to globalization. Concepts are explained clearly and illustrated with excellent examples." --Constance E. Helfat, University of Pennsylvania "The book is a strong synthesis of the management of technology literature....It is a solid textbook that will be of great value for students of business and engineering." -- Marc H. Meyer, Walsh Research Professor, Northeastern University "I believe there is a need for a textbook such as this, which links management of innovation to important concepts and theories in the strategy literature." -- Ari Ginsberg, Professor of Management and Strategy, New York University "I think this book is excellent and fills a big gap in the literature as it makes a bridge between the economics literature and the management literature. It will be an extremely useful book for students everywhere." -- Chris Freeman, University of Sussex "Afuah has written a first-rate text, which is exemplary in both its basis in academic research and its comprehensives. The breadth of subjects covered is remarkable, ranging from models of innovation to globalization. Concepts are explained clearly and illustrated with excellent examples." --Constance E. Helfat, University of Pennsylvania "The book is a strong synthesis of the management of technology literature....It is a solid textbook that will be of great value for students of business and engineering." -- Marc H. Meyer, Walsh Research Professor, Northeastern University "I believe there is a need for a textbook such as this, which links management of innovation to important concepts and theories in the strategy literature." -- Ari Ginsberg, Professor of Management and Strategy, New York University "I think this book is excellent and fills a big gap in the literature as it makes a bridge between the economics literature and the management literature. It will be an extremely useful book for students everywhere." -- Chris Freeman, University of Sussex"Afuah has written a first-rate text, which is exemplary in both its basis in academic research and its comprehensives. The breadth of subjects covered is remarkable, ranging from models of innovation to globalization. Concepts are explained clearly and illustrated with excellent examples."--Constance E. Helfat, University of Pennsylvania"The book is a strong synthesis of the management of technology literature....It is a solid textbook that will be of great value for students of business and engineering." -- Marc H. Meyer, Walsh Research Professor, Northeastern University"I believe there is a need for a textbook such as this, which links management of innovation to important concepts and theories in the strategy literature." -- Ari Ginsberg, Professor of Management and Strategy, New York Universityshow more

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