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- Edward Elgar Publishing 2005; US$ 40.00
Organizational innovations have taken second place to technical innovations in explaining sectoral and economic growth. This work redresses this imbalance by showing the long-run importance of organizational innovations, such as the just-in-time practice and lean production systems, in economic growth and development. more...
- Springer US 2006; US$ 95.15
RandD is the single most important investment for any company or any society. Its ultimate product is an innovation. Innovations are on the other side the major propeller for the respective (socio-) economic development of the very company or society. Management science mainly treat RandD and innovations as costs or budgets to be managed, an approach... more...
- Wiley 2009; US$ 109.00 US$ 94.47
New industries are emerging; others are disrupted; old barriers are crumbling, while new ones are rising. This book seeks to better understand the challenges facing industries, networks, businesses and management during periods of industry structuring and restructuring. Comprising a series of contributions from experts in the field, the book addresses... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 67.95
Modern technology and innovation are vital to the success of all companies, be they hi-tech firms or companies seemingly unaffected by technology and innovation; whether established firms or business start-ups. This book focuses on understanding technology as a corporate resource, covering product development, design of systems and the managerial... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2003; US$ 175.00
Europe is waking up to the challenge of technology and innovation. We see EU commitment to spend 3% of GDP on R&D, but who is thinking about how to spend? Who is thinking about technology management? Does the corporate board have the means to manage this spend? Should some percentage of the R&D be spent on improving technology and innovation management?... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2006; US$ 91.98
What Makes this Book Unique? No crystal ball is required to safely predict, that in the future ? even more than in the past ? mastered innovativeness will be a primary criterion distinguishing s- cessful from unsuccessful companies. At the latest since Michael Porter?s study on the competitiveness of nations, the same criterion holds even for the evaluation... more...
- CRC Press 2016; US$ 172.95
Manufacturing Handbook of Best Practices: An Innovation, Productivity, and Quality Focus gives you a working knowledge of today's cutting edge tools - preparing you for the way you will be doing your job tomorrow. With contributions from seasoned manufacturing experts, the book provides a single-source reference to what's currently happening in modern... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2006; US$ 40.00
This book takes stock of what is known about the process of innovation and its effects, and the policy interventions that influence both. It provides insights into future research required to support evidence-based policy-making and makes clear the need to take a systems approach to the analysis of innovation, its outcomes and its impacts. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 75.00
In a competitive environment rivals will quickly respond to changes and improvements. This new contribution demonstrates that companies need to have a methodology for developing strategy with regard to future technology. New technology needs to be integrated into a strategic process and companies who are able to establish the capabilities to achieve... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2005; US$ 160.99
The 12th International Conference of the International Association for Management of Technology (IAMOT) held in March 2002 in Nancy, France, focused on "Innovation and Sustainable Development". IAMOT is a major scientific forum where researchers and practitioners meet. This book represents a selection of the contributions presented in Nancy. more...