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  • The Impacts of Research and Development Expendituresby John J. Wetter

    Springer 2010; US$ 169.00

    The research underlying this volume was designed to test the theory of Total Factor Productivity (TFP) in contemporary context. Developed by Nobel Prize-winning economist, Robert Solow, in the 1950s, TFP has been applied by many economists to investigate the relationships among capital, labor, and economic performance. In this analysis, John Wetter... more...

  • Managing Scienceby Frederick Betz

    Springer 2010; US$ 169.00

    What is science? How is it performed? Is science only a method or is it also an institution? These are questions at the core of "Managing Science", a handbook on how scientific research is conducted and its results disseminated. Knowledge creation occurs through scientific research in universities, industrial laboratories, and government... more...

  • Project Successby Emanuel Camilleri

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2011; US$ 139.95

    In chapters dedicated to factors such as leadership, teams, communication, information management and risk management, the author shines a light on the key behaviours in which project managers and others engage and how those behaviours predict success or more...

  • Rapid One-of-a-kind Product Developmentby Shane Xie; Paul Tu

    Springer 2011; US$ 269.00

    Rapid One-of-a-kind Product Development discusses research in the development of new enabling technologies for small and medium companies. Scientific advancements presented include a novel product data modelling scheme to model product design, manufacturability and knowledge under a common data object; customised product development in a distributed... more...

  • Innovation and Firm Performanceby Alfred Kleinknecht; Pierre A Mohnen

    Palgrave Macmillan 2001; US$ 202.00

    The emergence of new firm-level data, including the European Community Innovation Survey (CIS), has led to a surge of studies on innovation and firm behaviour. This book documents progress in four interrelated fields: investigation of the use of new indicators of innovation output investigation of determinants of innovative behaviour the role... more...

  • Profiting from Innovationby William G. Howard

    Free Press 2010; Not Available

    American industry is renowned for its scientific and technical breakthroughs -- and equally famous for its visible failures in commercializing its own technology. Drawing on many examples of successful innovation management, an elite panel of the nation's most accomplished technical managers demonstrates how companies can transform new ideas into products... more...

  • The Management of Technological Innovationby Mark Dodgson; David M. Gann; Ammon Salter

    Oxford University Press 2008; US$ 49.95

    The management of technological innovation (MTI) is one of the most important challenges facing businesses today. Innovation has become the fundamental driver of competitiveness for firms of all sizes in virtually all business sectors and nations.The first edition of this book has become one of the most popular texts for students of innovation and... more...

  • Profiting from Innovationby William G. Howard

    Free Press 2010; Not Available

    American industry is renowned for its scientific and technical breakthroughs -- and equally famous for its visible failures in commercializing its own technology. Drawing on many examples of successful innovation management, an elite panel of the nation's most accomplished technical managers demonstrates how companies can transform new ideas into products... more...

  • Qualitative Organizational Researchby Gillian Symon; Catherine Cassell

    SAGE Publications 2012; US$ 69.00

    This text brings together in one volume the range of methods available for undertaking qualitative data collection and analysis in organizations. more...

  • Challenging the Innovation Paradigmby Karl-Erik Sveiby; Pernilla Gripenberg; Beata Segercrantz

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 145.00

    Innovation is almost always seen as a "good thing". Challenging the Innovation Paradigm is a critical analysis of the innovation frenzy and contemporary innovation research. The one-sided focus on desirable effects of innovation misses many opportunities to reduce the undesirable consequences. Authors in this book show how systemic effects outside... more...