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  • 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...

  • Collaborative Research and Development Projectsby Tom Harris

    Springer 2007; US$ 89.99

    Helps individuals and organizations, from both academia and industry, to work together on R&D projects. Whether grant funded, company to company, or academic to company, this book covers winning grant support, the legal arrangements, working with academics and practitioners, managing project progress, and exploiting the project results. more...

  • Value Driven Product Planning and Systems Engineeringby H. E. Cook; L. A. Wissmann

    Springer 2007; US$ 149.00

    Engineers and scientists often need to sell an innovative idea for a new product or a new product improvement to top management. Sometimes their tendency is to focus on the WOW of the new technology at the expense of making a convincing business case. When the new technology represents a large cost reduction, there will be much less of a problem in... more...

  • Managing Global Innovationby Roman Boutellier; Oliver Gassmann; Maximilian Zedtwitz

    Springer 2008; US$ 139.00

    What are the secrets of competitive R&D on a global scale? Based on empirical research with hundreds of R&D executives from more than 80 companies amd 1000 R&D laboratories, the authors present new concepts and trends in global R&D management. Case studies from 22 best-practice companies illustrate how to put these concepts into practice. Adding new examples... 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...

  • Think, Play, Doby Mark Dodgson; David Gann; Ammon Salter

    Oxford University Press, UK 2005; US$ 49.99

    Without innovation, companies die. Managing the innovation process well is important for companies and for nations as a whole. This book shows how the innovation process is changing profoundly, with significant implications for managers and public policy-makers. A new kind of technology, 'innovation technology' is being applied to the innovation... more...

  • Innovation System Frontiersby Brian Wixted

    Springer 2009; US$ 169.00

    Economic transformations in the world economy are progressing in two divergent directions - international production fragmentation and industrial agglomeration. Based on the data analysis and using models of interdependencies between key economies, this book analyses innovation systems that cross national borders. more...

  • Inside the Patent Factoryby Donal O'Connell

    Wiley 2011; US$ 65.00

    The book is a coaching guide for anyone interested in intellectual property and those wanting to embark on or develop patent creation. It draws on the authors’ extensive experience and insights from change projects, management and leadership at Nokia. The book guides the reader through each stage of setting up a successful unit, inviting active... more...

  • Design Is How It Worksby Jay Greene

    Penguin Group US 2010; US$ 25.95

    "It's not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works."-Steve Jobs There's a new race in business to embrace "design thinking." Yet most executives have no clue what to make of the recent buzz about design. It's rarely the subject of business retreats. It's not easily measurable. To many, design is simply a crapshoot. Drawing... more...

  • Managing Research, Development and Innovationby Ravi Jain; Harry C. Triandis; Cynthia W. Weick

    Wiley 2010; US$ 140.00

    Now fully revised and updated—the classic book on effective R&D management "This thoughtful and detailed work outlines what is required in order to achieve the desired end results in a networked world where teamwork and collaboration are increasingly important to globally dispersed workforces." — John Chambers , Chairman and CEO,... more...