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  • Management Researchby Mark Easterby-Smith; Richard Thorpe; Paul Jackson

    SAGE Publications 2012; US$ 67.00

    Now in its Fourth Edition , this much loved text offers theoretical and philosophical depth without sacrificing what you need to know in practical terms. With an impressive suite of in-text features and online materials, as well as the authors' ability to tackle complex issues in a clear and accessible way, this textbook makes the whole scope of... more...

  • Case Study Research for Businessby Jillian Dawes Farquhar

    SAGE Publications 2012; US$ 51.00

    The only case study research textbook written exclusively for students of Business and related disciplines. Using a step-by-step approach, Case Study Research for Business takes you right through the case study research process from research design and data collection using qualitative and quantitative methods, to research analysis, writing up and... more...

  • Doing Q Methodological Researchby Simon Watts; Paul Stenner

    SAGE Publications 2012; US$ 51.00

    This book is a simple yet thorough introduction to Q methodology, a research technique designed to capture the subjective or first-person viewpoints of its participants. Watts and Stenner outline the key theoretical concepts developed by William Stephenson, the founder of Q methodology, including subjectivity, concourse theory and abduction. They then... more...

  • Online Communities and Open Innovationby Linus Dahlander; Lars Frederiksen; Francesco Rullani

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00

    The advent of Internet marked a significant change in how users and customers can be involved in the innovative process. History is rife with examples of how users innovate, but Internet and its associated communication technologies brought radically new means for individuals to interact rapidly and at little cost in communities that spur new innovations.... more...

  • Smart Specialisationby Dominique Foray

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    This is the first book on a new policy approach that has been widely adopted in Europe and beyond. It analyses the concept of smart specialisation and discuss the need for smart specialisation strategies, explains why the approach is new and different from more standard policy processes and explores what are the conditions for successful implementation.... more...

  • International Research Managementby Philip H. Birnbaum; Frederick A. Rossini; Donald R. Baldwin

    Oxford University Press 1990; US$ 186.99

    A group of papers describing the preconditions, processes, and outcomes of well-managed interdisciplinary research projects from the USA, Canada, Israel, Japan, Brazil, West Germany and Romania. more...

  • Public Research Institutionsby Oecd Publishing

    OECD Publishing 2011; US$ 49.00

    This publication provides new information on public research institutions (PRIs) and government strategies. Public research institutions are crucial for innovation due to their role in knowledge creation and diffusion. While absolute real expenditure on R&D in this sector has risen, it now accounts for a smaller share of total R&D spending... more...

  • Open Source Product Developmentby Kerstin Balka

    Springer Fachmedien 2011; US$ 89.99

    Kerstin Balka focuses on the open source development of tangible objects, so-called open design. To explore the landscape and mechanisms of open design, she presents a comprehensive study of 104 projects and an in-depth case study of six projects. more...

  • Learning and Innovation @ a Distanceby Juliane Hartig

    Springer Fachmedien 2011; US$ 89.99

    Juliane Hartig develops a framework of different forms of distance and discusses their impact and interplay for interactive learning and innovation. Her empirical study draws on a sample of international cooperation projects from German biotechnology SMEs. Combining quantitative and qualitative research, she comes to new insights, and offers practitioners... more...

  • Knowledge Sharing in Research Collaborationsby Benjamin Niedergassel

    Springer Fachmedien 2011; US$ 109.00

    Based on a large-scale survey, Benjamin Niedergassel identifies several factors enhancing or inhibiting knowledge sharing in research collaborations. He uses these factors to derive practical implications for academia, industry and research policy more...