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Research & Development

  • Doorbells, Danger, and Dead Batteriesby Steve Portigal

    Rosenfeld Media 2016; US$ 22.00

    User research war stories are personal accounts of the challenges researchers encounter out in the field, where mishaps are inevitable, yet incredibly instructive. Doorbells, Danger, and Dead Batteries is a diverse compilation of war stories that range from comically bizarre to astonishingly tragic, tied together with valuable lessons from expert... more...

  • Catching Up and Leapfroggingby Xiao-Shan Yap; Rajah Rasiah

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Ever since Schumpeter?s groundbreaking work there has been a plethora of new research seeking to extend the direction and dynamics of innovation. Using a rich account of detailed interviews, this book offers new evidence on how latecomers have successfully caught up and leapfrogged incumbent firms. Catching Up and Leapfrogging: the new latecomers... more...

  • The Learning Economy and the Economics of Hopeby Bengt-Åke Lundvall

    Anthem Press 2016; US$ 36.84

    ‘The Learning Economy and the Economics of Hope’ brings together important contributions by a world’s leading expert on management and economics of innovation and knowledge. It offers original insights in processes of innovation and learning and it draws implications for economic theory and public policy. It introduces the reader to... more...

  • Leadership, Innovation and Entrepreneurship as Driving Forces of the Global Economyby Rachid Benlamri; Michael Sparer

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 179.73

    This volume aims to outline the fundamental principles behind leadership, innovation and entrepreneurship and show how the interrelations between them promote business and trade practices in the global economy. Derived from the 2016 International Conference on Leadership, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship (ICLIE), this volume showcases original papers... more...

  • CSR und Nachhaltige Innovationby Gesa Gordon; Astrid Nelke

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2016; US$ 20.43

    Das Buch zeigt beispielhaft auf, welche Bedeutung Verantwortung und nachhaltige Innovation einnehmen können. Perspektiven aus der Wissenschaft und dem Rat für Nachhaltige Entwicklung eröffnen den Band und liefern ein konzeptuelles Verständnis des Begriffs. Praxisbeispiele aus der Großindustrie, dem Mittelstand, aber auch kleinen Unternehmen demonstrieren... more...

  • Lead Market Indiaby Cornelius Herstatt; Rajnish Tiwari

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 105.72

    India is still perceived by some as a developing country that has yet to create world-class products of its own. However, this book shows that in recent years India has emerged as a lead market for frugality-driven innovations that are affordable, robust and successful even outside its geographic boundaries. Many global companies have recognized these... more...

  • Sport Entrepreneurship and Innovationby Vanessa Ratten; João J. Ferreira

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 59.95

    This book features international authors discussing the role of entrepreneurship and innovation in the sports context. It focuses on topics such as the role of entrepreneurial marketing in sport, how technological innovation has changed the way sport is played and viewed, the globalization of sport as a product and service, the new types of sports... more...

  • China: Innovative Green Developmentby Angang Hu

    Springer Singapore 2016; US$ 105.72

    This book is particularly concerned with China?s path to green development and how it can be understood, exploring questions such as how the goal of Chinese-led green development can be achieved. The book provides systematic explanations of the theory of green development, exploring its background, its theoretical basis, the areas it covers, the stages... more...

  • The Politics and Perils of Space Explorationby Linda Dawson

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 26.42

    Written by a former Aerodynamics Officer on the space shuttle program, this book provides a complete overview of the ?new? U. S. space program, which has changed considerably over the past 50 years.The future of space exploration has become increasingly dependent on other countries and private enterprise.  Can private enterprise... more...

  • Dynamic Capabilities und Wettbewerbsfähigkeit durch Cloud Computingby Marc Roman Franke

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 41.75

    Marc Roman Franke untersucht den Wertbeitrag von Public Cloud Computing zur Steigerung von Innovationsfähigkeit, Agilität und Wissen in Unternehmen. Im Zentrum der Arbeit stehen dessen Nachweis sowie die Frage, welche technologischen, organisatorischen und externen Faktoren die Adoption beeinflussen. Vorstände und Entscheider aus Fach- und IT Organisation... more...