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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Managing Scienceby Frederick Betz

    Springer 2010; US$ 169.00

    What is science? How is it performed? Is science only a method or is it also an institution? These are questions at the core of "Managing Science", a handbook on how scientific research is conducted and its results disseminated. Knowledge creation occurs through scientific research in universities, industrial laboratories, and government... more...