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  • Business-Driven Research and Developmentby Ashok S. Ganguly

    Palgrave Macmillan 1999; US$ 128.00

    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$ 86.95

    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...

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

    Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 138.00

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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$ 189.00

    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...