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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...

  • 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...

  • Schumpeterian Perspectives on Innovation, Competition and Growthby Uwe Cantner; Jean-Luc Gaffard; Lionel Nesta

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2009; US$ 189.00

    The papers in this volume consider recent economics research from a Schumpeterian point of view and address such issues as the growing importance of knowledge and human capital, the role of variety in economic growth, competition and industry evolution. 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 involvement... more...

  • Design Is How It Worksby Jay Greene

    Penguin Publishing Group 2010; US$ 25.95

    - Booklist "In an era of globalization when traditional product advantages are commoditized in a heartbeat, design thinking provides one of the brightest hopes for creating sustainable competitive advantage, not by pasting it on but by building it in. Designs in this new era must be thoughtful, respectful, and deeply communal, and Jay Greene's... more...

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

    Wiley 2010; US$ 145.00

    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, Cisco Praise... 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...