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Research & Development

  • Reinventing Innovationby Aaron C. T. Smith; Fiona Sutherland; David H. Gilbert

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 50.33

    Based on research findings and detailed, original cases, this book charts the new innovation imperative, where organizations must deliver on dual goals: an efficient return on current operations, and a burgeoning pipeline of new products. It argues that the two pursuits cannot be achieved through a bland compromise, or by switching priorities back... more...

  • The Mathematical Corporationby Josh Sullivan; Angela Zutavern

    PublicAffairs 2017; US$ 38.00

    The most powerful weapon in business today is the alliance between the mathematical smarts of machines and the imaginative human intellect of great leaders. Together they make the mathematical corporation, the business model of the future . We are at a once-in-a-decade breaking point similar to the quality revolution of the 1980s and the... more...

  • Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Smart Citiesby Vanessa Ratten

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    There has been increased emphasis on smart cities due to the economic, environmental and technological shifts that have impacted on society. This book focuses on how cities are becoming smarter, more innovative and entrepreneurial due to the increased pressures placed on them from societal changes in the global business environment. The book defines... more...

  • Research and Development Managementby Tugrul Daim; Jisun Kim; Kenny Phan

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 134.35

    This book introduces readers to essential technology assessment and forecasting tools, demonstrating their use on the basis of multiple cases. As organizations in the high-tech industry need to be able to assess emerging technologies, the book presents cases in which formal decision-making models are developed, providing a framework for decision-making... more...

  • Software Product Managementby Hans-Bernd Kittlaus; Samuel A. Fricker

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2017; US$ 52.61

    This book gives a comprehensive overview on Software Product Management (SPM) for beginners as well as best practices, methodology and in-depth discussions for experienced product managers. This includes product strategy, product planning, participation in strategic management activities and orchestration of the functional units of the company. The... more...

  • Reliability Engineeringby Alessandro Birolini

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2017; US$ 190.34

    This book shows how to build in, evaluate, and demonstrate reliability and availability of components, equipment, systems. It features checklists for design reviews and more than 100 practice oriented examples. more...

  • Making Big Decisions Betterby Tim Lewko

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 64.95

    For many organizations, the word strategy conjures up endless ideas, concepts and tools - while the intent is correct, the awful reality is most companies do not have a simple, common definition of strategy or a simple approach to make the big decisions. Too many PowerPoints, not enough one pagers that can be put into practice. The lack of a common... more...

  • Innovation, Startups and Intellectual Property Managementby Ignacio De Leon; Jose Fernandez Donoso

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 111.96

    This book identifies the potential of intellectual property as a competitive asset for Latin American firms. The authors employ a cognitive approach that involves identifying why small firms are reluctant to register patents, resorting rather to alternative IP competitive strategies. This, in turn, results in the undercapitalization of intellectual... more...

  • Bridging the Innovation Gapby Daniel Huber; Heiner Kaufmann; Martin Steinmann

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 67.17

    This book offers fresh insights into innovation management and its prerequisites. Based on these insights, the authors present a new and proven innovation system, which is being used in practice and has the potential to significantly increase the ability of enterprises to innovate. Starting with the innovation dilemma that enterprises face, the book... more...

  • Sustainability in a Digital Worldby Thomas Osburg; Christiane Lohrmann

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 67.17

    This book offers a comprehensive introduction to the different emerging concepts in the innovative area of sustainability and digital technology. More than 20 leading thinkers from the fields of digitalization, strategic management, sustainability and organizational development share clearly structured insights on the latest developments, advances... more...