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Research & Development

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  • Business-Driven Research and Developmentby Ashok S. Ganguly

    Palgrave Macmillan 1999; US$ 134.00

    Business-Driven Research & Development demonstrates how science and technology can be managed in order to meet well defined business directives. The book argues that it should be a fundamental business premise that the primary role of research and development is to fulfil strategic objectives, within a framework of time and cost targets. The book... more...

  • Managing Scientistsby Alice M. Sapienza

    Wiley 2004; US$ 89.95

    This updated edition provides managers with a practical guide focused on the particular management needs for research and development in biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries. It offers a way to improve the quality of interactions and creativity output in R&D, with real life case studies to illustrate key points. more...

  • The Agile Enterpriseby Nirmal Pal; Daniel Pantaleo

    Springer US 2005; US$ 69.99

    One of the first widely available resources on the subject of adaptive enterprise. The text takes on a new and burgeoning field of study and development and provides the opportunity to help shape and guide the thinking of decision makers in the world of both public and private sectors. The authors contribute a wealth of experience from professional... more...

  • Presenting to Winby Jerry Weissman

    Pearson Education 2006; US$ 16.99

    In Presenting to Win: Persuading Your Audience Every Time , the world's #1 presentation consultant shows how to connect with even the toughest, most high-level audiences--and move them to action. Jerry Weissman shows presenters of all kinds how to dump those PowerPoint templates once and for all--and learn to tell compelling stories that focus on... more...

  • Product Innovation, Interactive Learning and Economic Performance, Volume 8by J.L. Christensen; B.-A. Lundvall

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2004; US$ 109.00

    The aim of this book is to contribute to the understanding of product innovation - how it takes place and how it affects firms and the economy. It links product innovation to interactive learning and to the performance of firms. It studies the interconnections between these three elements on the basis of unique data sets and detailed case studies. more...

  • Mad Technologyby Ingyu Oh; Hun-Joon Park; Shigemi Yoneyama; Hyuk-Rae Kim

    Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 144.00

    At the end of the Cold War, the global economic system encountered a new phenomenon in the field of knowledge creation and technological innovation - the birth of mad technologies. This book analyses major changes in the national innovation systems (NIS) due to the introduction of mad technologies in East Asia. The authors find that mad technologies... more...

  • Lead Markets for Environmental Innovationsby Klaus Jacob; Marian Beise; Jürgen M. Blazejczak; Dietmar Edler; Rüdiger Haum; Martin Jänicke; Thomas Löw; Ulrich Petschow; Klaus Rennings

    Physica-Verlag HD 2006; US$ 149.00

    Some countries are earlier than others in the development and introduction of environmental innovations. Often, the leadership in technological development is accompanied by a leadership in environmental policy. The book provides an analysis of lead markets for innovations such as fuel cells, photovoltaics, and others. Contributions of innovation... more...

  • Research and Technological Innovationby Alberto Quadrio Curzio; Marco Fortis

    Physica-Verlag HD 2005; US$ 129.00

    Explains the importance of scientific research and technological innovation for industrial countries and in particular for the EU, in order to improve or to maintain economic leadership. This book starts with a historical and theoretical perspective on scientific-technological innovation and its importance for industrial growth. more...

  • Innovation and Firm Performanceby Bettina Peters

    Physica-Verlag HD 2008; US$ 159.00

    The term innovation generally means ?something new? ? and this monograph is an innovation in a sense that it provides the reader with some new insights into the consequences of innovation activities at the ?rm level. In recent years, the importance of innovations for improving competitiveness and stimulating economic growth has increasingly become... more...

  • R&D and Productivityby Zvi Griliches

    University of Chicago Press 2007; US$ 45.00

    Zvi Griliches, a world-renowned pioneer in the field of productivity growth, has compiled in a single volume his pathbreaking research on R&D and productivity. Griliches addresses the relationship between research and development (R&D) and productivity, one of the most complex yet vital issues in today's business world. Using econometric techniques,... more...