Micro-foundations for Innovation Policy
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In economics, business, and government policy, innovation policy requires the creation of new approaches based on insight in what happens in innovation processes, on the micro level of people, firms and interaction between them. In innovation policy it should also be recognized that innovation entails a whole range of activities beyond R&D, such as entrepreneurship, design, commercialization, organization, collaboration and the diffusion of knowledge and innovations . This edited volume explores the roles of individuals and organizations involved in the creation and application of innovations. Covering topics as diverse as the macro-economic importance of innovation, theories of knowledge and learning, entrepreneurship, education and research, organizational innovation, networks and regional innovation systems, Micro-Foundations for Innovation Policy provides critical insights into the development of innovation policy.
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  • Paperback | 368 pages
  • 175 x 250 x 19.56mm | 394g
  • Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • English
  • 2nd ed.
  • 9053565825
  • 9789053565827
  • 3,095,641

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In economics, business, and government policy, innovation policy requires the creation of new approaches based on insight in what happens in innovation processes, on the micro level of people, firms and interaction between them. In innovation policy it should also be recognized that innovation entails a whole range of activities beyond R&D, such as entrepreneurship, design, commercialization, organization, collaboration and the diffusion of knowledge and innovations . This edited volume explores the roles of individuals and organizations involved in the creation and application of innovations. Covering topics as diverse as the macro-economic importance of innovation, theories of knowledge and learning, entrepreneurship, education and research, organizational innovation, networks and regional innovation systems, Micro-Foundations for Innovation Policy provides critical insights into the development of innovation policy.
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Table of contents

Contents[-] - 6[-]Preface[-] - 12[-]Executive Summary[-] - 14[-]Contributors[-] - 16[-]1. Innovation, the Economy, and Policy[-] - 18[-]2. Innovation and Macroeconomics[-] - 54[-]3. Learning, Discovery and Collaboration[-] - 76[-]4. Research, Higher Education, and Innovation[-] - 104[-]5. Entrepreneurship an Innovation[-] - 136[-]6. Barriers to Innovation[-] - 174[-]7. Collaboration, Trust, and the Structure of Relationships[-] - 200[-]8. Innovation and Organisation[-] - 220[-]9. Innovation and Creativity in Organisations: Individual and Work Team Research Findings and Implications for Government Policy[-] - 250[-]10. Inter-Organisational Networks and Innovation[-] - 274[-]11. Regional Innovation Policy[-] - 316[-]12. Conclusions for Innovation Policy: Opening in Fours[-] - 344
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About E. Stam

The Netherlands Scientific Council for Government Policy (WRR) is an independent advisory body for the Dutch government policy. It operates as a think tank establishing its own work and research programme. The council focuses on policy issues that are relevant in the long term.|
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