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  • Mobile Telecommunications in a High-Speed Worldby Peter Curwen; Jason Whalley

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Mobile Telecommunications in a High Speed World tells the story of 3G and higher-speed mobile communication technologies. Over ten years have passed since the first third-generation (3G) licences were awarded following debates about the merits of auctions versus 'beauty contests' then, nothing much happened. More licences were issued, a few roll-outs... more...

  • Mastering Innovation in Chinaby Joachim Jan Thraen

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 79.99

    Joachim Jan Thraen uses insights from history to provide a fresh perspective on China?s potential transition towards a global innovation leader. He applies historical evidence from countries like the United States, Germany, and Japan in the 19th and 20th century and builds on results from four case studies to reveal key strategies that firms can utilize... more...

  • ABC-TRIZby Michael A. Orloff

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 119.00

    This textbook armsthe reader with powerful techniques of Modern TRIZ self-training andreal problem solving. It is designed as a simple and efficient, step-by-step crash course in primary TRIZ models based on the author's methods of extraction and reinvention, or retrieval of invention models from any real-life objects. Special content addresses... more...

  • Competitiveness Creation and Maintenance in the Postal Services Industryby Vaida Pilinkiene; Vilma Deltuvaite; Asta Daunoriene; Vaidas Gaidelys

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 179.00

    This book examines the changing business andeconomic environment for postal services in Lithuania and the upcomingchallenges for this industry. Postal services continue to play a central partin the development of national economies. However, the economic and social roleof postal services has changed rapidly and fundamentally over the last twodecades.... more...

  • Biomimetic Design Method for Innovation and Sustainabilityby Yael Helfman Cohen; Yoram Reich

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 119.00

    Presenting a novel biomimetic design method for transferring design solutions from nature to technology, this book focuses on structure-function patterns in nature and advanced modeling tools derived from TRIZ, the theory of inventive problem-solving.   The book includes an extensive literature review on biomimicry as an engine of both innovation... more...

  • Road Vehicle Automation 3by Gereon Meyer; Sven Beiker

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 179.00

    This edited book comprises papers about the impacts, benefits and challenges of connected and automated cars. It is the third volume of the LNMOB series dealing with Road Vehicle Automation. The book comprises contributions from researchers, industry practitioners and policy makers, covering perspectives from the U.S., Europe and Japan.... more...

  • The Strategic Role of Software Customizationby Harald von Korflesch

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 79.99

    Matthias Bertram aims to develop a deeper understanding of software customization and its strategic role for software product management. Drawing on the conceptual foundation of the resource-based view of the firm, such as resources, capabilities, and dynamic capabilities, the author conducts two qualitative investigations: the first within vendor... more...

  • Wireless World in 2050 and Beyond: A Window into the Future!by Ramjee Prasad; Sudhir Dixit

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 99.00

    This book gathers visionary ideas from leading academics and scientists to predict the future of wireless communication and enabling technologies in 2050 and beyond. The content combines a wealth of illustrations, tables, business models, and novel approaches to the evolution of wireless communication. The book also provides glimpses into the... more...

  • Patent Management and Valuationby Grid Thoma

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Research on patent valuation has become increasingly important in academic and policy circles in the last few decades. In part, this is the outcome of the wide consensus that innovation is a crucial ingredient for growth at various levels. On the other hand, there has also been an overcoming of growth models unilaterally focused on technological-oriented... more...

  • Erfolg mit konsistenten Partnernby Christian Junker

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 54.99

    Die von Christian Junker neu entwickelte Methode ?Consistency Map? hilft Unternehmen dabei, strukturiert die Partner zu finden oder zu selektieren, mit denen sie erfolgreich sein werden. Sie greift dabei auf empirische Erkenntnisse zurück und rückt damit häufig überraschend andere Partnertypen ins Blickfeld als die, nach denen Unternehmen zunächst... more...