The Sources of Innovation

The Sources of Innovation

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In this book, the author demonstrates his theory that innovation takes place in different places in different industries. In addition, he shows that the areas where innovation takes place can take on predictable patterns in diverse more

Product details

  • Hardback | 228 pages
  • 160.02 x 238.76 x 25.4mm | 521.63g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 5ill.45tabs.
  • 0195040856
  • 9780195040852

Table of contents

Chapter 1: The functional source of innovation; general patterns; economic explanation; shifting and predicting the sources of innovation; innovation as a distributed process. Chapter 2: Users as innovators. Chapter 3: Variations in the functional source of innovation. Chapter 4: Why does the functional source of innovation vary? How do innovators benefit from innovations? Do benefit expectations differ? Chapter 5: The hypothesis in testable form; methods; five empirical studies; discussion. Chapter 6: Shifting the functional source of innovation. Chapter 7: Root of the problem: market research constrained by user experience; Lead users as a solution; testing the method; discussion. Chapter 8: Innovation cooperation between competing firms; applications for innovation more

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