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  • Tool-Supported Innovation Management in Service Ecosystemsby Christoph Riedl

    Gabler Verlag 2011; US$ 89.99

    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

    Gabler Verlag 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...

  • 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...

  • Case Study Research for Businessby Jillian Dawes Farquhar

    SAGE Publications 2012; US$ 42.00

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

  • Open Innovation in Life Sciencesby Elisabeth Müller; Silvia Adelhelm

    Gabler Verlag 2012; US$ 59.99

    Die Beiträge bieten einen Überblick über ausgewählte Ergebnisse des vom Bundesministerium für Bildung und Forschung geförderten Forschungsprojekts ?Open Innovation in Life Sciences?. Das Projekt wurde von Mai 2008 bis Mai 2011 an der Universität Potsdam durchgeführt. Der Schwerpunkt des Sammelbands liegt auf der Analyse von Chancen und Risiken der... more...

  • Leveraging Patents Financiallyby Dominic de Vries

    Gabler Verlag 2012; US$ 79.95

    Based on expert interviews and a large-scale survey, Dominic de Vries provides one of the first in-depth empirical studies into how patents contribute to companies? access to external financial sources. He identifies and analyses the actual extent and influence factors of financial patent utilization across company size clusters and patent-intensive... more...

  • Erfolgsfaktoren für Innovation in Unternehmenby Julian Raabe

    Gabler Verlag 2012; US$ 59.99

    ?Julian Raabe untersucht mit einem explorativen, holistischen Ansatz, welche Merkmale in Unternehmen einen Einfluss auf die Innovationskraft haben. Aufbauend auf einer internationalen Befragung von Top-Managern kristallisieren sich sieben potenzielle Erfolgsfaktoren heraus. Diese umfassen strategische Aspekte, organisatorische, prozessuale Rahmenbedingungen... more...

  • Greentech Innovation and Diffusionby Philipp Hoff

    Gabler Verlag 2012; US$ 89.99

    The world is going green. Sustainable technologies, such as renewable energy and electric vehicles, are increasingly becoming part of our daily life. This dissertation fills the ensuing gap by providing an insight into the emerging German greentech industry, one of the largest in the world. It develops an integrated and interdisciplinary theoretical... more...

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

    SAGE Publications 2008; US$ 49.22

    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...

  • Metaskillsby Marty Neumeier

    Pearson Education 2012; US$ 22.99

    In a sweeping vision for the future of work, Neumeier shows that the massive problems of the 21st century are largely the consequence of a paradigm shift?a shuddering gear-change from the familiar Industrial Age to the unfamiliar ?Robotic Age,? an era of increasing man-machine collaboration.   This change is creating the ?Robot Curve,? an accelerating... more...