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  • 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...

  • An Integrative Approach to Innovation Managementby Nicolas Zacharias

    Springer 2011; US$ 54.99

    Nicole Zacharias identifies four different types of innovation orientation and shows that the most innovative companies are financially not the most successful. Furthermore, he investigates positive and negative customer responses to different dimensions of innovativeness as well as contingencies that might alter these linkages. more...

  • Managing Value Captureby Timo Fischer

    Springer 2011; US$ 64.99

    How some firms manage to capture more value than others is a question central to practitioners and researchers alike. In this context, Timo Fischer conducts three empirical studies. more...

  • From Imagination to Innovationby A. Coskun Samli

    Springer 2011; US$ 119.00

    It is impossible to measure the full economic and psychological benefits of the sewing machine, the polio vaccine, or the Internet. What we know is that these products have changed our lives for the better, generating net benefits well beyond the metric of corporate profits. As forces such as financial market volatility and fragmented markets demonstrate... more...

  • Tool-Supported Innovation Management in Service Ecosystemsby Christoph Riedl

    Springer Fachmedien 2011; US$ 79.95

    Christoph Riedl elaborates conceptual solutions and tool support for networked environments. The author draws on the fields of new service development and open innovation, in particular building on online communities. Based on the design science paradigm, the author offers guidelines how tool support for online innovation communities can be developed. more...

  • Open Source Product Developmentby Kerstin Balka

    Springer Fachmedien 2011; US$ 79.95

    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$ 79.95

    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$ 89.99

    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...

  • Case Study Research for Businessby Jillian Dawes Farquhar

    SAGE Publications 2012; US$ 49.00

    Ideal for undergraduate and postgraduate students of business and management undertaking case study research. more...

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

    SAGE Publications 2008; US$ 53.48

    A phenomenal success from its first publication, this new edition of the classic Management Research continues to be the definitive word in management research methods. Integrating qualitative and quantitative methods, underpinned by an understanding of philosophy and, crucially, politics, this book succeeds in tackling complex issues in a clear... more...