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  • 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...

  • 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$ 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...

  • 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...

  • Coolfarmingby Peter GLOOR

    AMACOM 2010; US$ 9.95

    Pursuing new ideas is clearly the way to gain business advantage in the new millennium. But it?s not enough to simply chase after ideas that have already happened. To truly benefit, individuals and organizations have to foster the new creative impulses around them. Coolfarming shows readers how they, like bee keepers, can nurture exciting trends and... more...

  • New Product Developmentby I. Barclay; Z. Dann; P. Holroyd

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 94.95

    The successful development, production and commercial launch of a stream of new and/or modified products has become one of the key factors in creating competitive advantage. Rapidly reducing development lead times and product life cycles, coupled with the shift from mass production to mass customisation are all increasing the pressure on product development... more...

  • The McGraw-Hill 36-Hour Course Product Developmentby Andrea Belz

    McGraw-Hill Education 2010; US$ 20.00

    Learn the Secrets Behind World-Class Product Development In a world overloaded with new products and services, making a single offering stand out is a Herculean task. Or is it? Market leaders are developing innovative processes that all but guarantee the success of their new products--and now their secrets are available to you. The McGraw-Hill... more...