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Managing Innovation Integrating Technological, Market and Organizational Change

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ISBN-10: 047197076X

ISBN-13: 9780471970767

Edition: 1st 1997

Authors: Joe Tidd, J. R. Bessant, Keith Pavitt

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Book details

List price: $70.00
Edition: 1st
Copyright year: 1997
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 6/26/1997
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 390
Size: 6.14" wide x 9.02" long x 0.85" tall
Weight: 1.232
Language: English

Preface
About the authors
Managing for Innovation
Key Issues in Innovation Management
Innovation and Competitive Advantage
Types of Innovation
The Importance of Incremental Innovation
Innovation as a Knowledge-based Process
The Challenge of Discontinuous Innovation
Christensen's Disruptive Innovation Theory
Other Sources of Discontinuity
Innovation Is Not Easy . . .
But It Is Imperative
New Challenges, Same Old Responses?
Outline of the Book
Summary and Further Reading
References
Innovation as a Management Process
Innovation as a Core Business Process
Evolving Models of the Process
Consequences of Partial Understanding of the Innovation Process
Can We Manage Innovation?
Successful Innovation and Successful Innovators
What Do We Know About Successful Innovation Management?
Roadmaps for Success
Key Contextual Influences
Beyond the Steady State
Beyond Boundaries
Summary and Further Reading
References
Taking a Strategic Approach
Developing the Framework for an Innovation Strategy
'Rationalist' or 'Incrementalist' Strategies for Innovation?
Technology and Competitive Analysis
Assessment of Porter's Framework
The Dynamic Capabilities of Firms
Innovation Strategy in Small Firms
Summary and Further Reading
References
Positions: The National and Competitive Environment
National Systems of Innovation
Coping with Competitors
Appropriating the Benefits from Innovation
Positioning of Small Firms
Summary and Further Reading
References
Paths: Exploiting Technological Trajectories
Major Technological Trajectories
Revolutionary Technologies: Biotechnology, Materials and IT
Developing Firm-specific Competencies
Technological Paths in Small Firms
Summary and Further Reading
References
Processes: Integration for Strategic Learning
Locating R&D Activities - Corporate versus Divisional
Locating R&D Activities - Global versus Local
Allocating Resources for Innovation
Technology and Corporate Strategy
Organizational Processes in Small Firms
Summary and Further Reading
References
Establishing Effective External Linkages
Learning from Markets
How Do Technology and Markets Affect Commercialization?
Differentiating Products
Creating Architectural Products
Marketing Technological Products
Commercializing Complex Products
Forecasting the Diffusion of Innovations
Summary and Further Reading
References
Learning Through Alliances
Why Collaborate?
Forms of Collaboration
Patterns of Collaboration
Effect of Technology and Organization
Managing Alliances for Learning
Summary and Further Reading
References
Building Effective Implementation Mechanisms
Managing the Internal Processes
Enabling Effective Search
Enabling Strategy-making
Enabling Effective Knowledge Acquisition
Enabling Implementation
Launch
Enabling Learning and Re-innovation . . .
Beyond the Steady State - Making It Happen under Discontinuous Conditions
Beyond the Boundaries
Summary and Further Reading
References
Learning Through Corporate Ventures
What is a Corporate Venture?
Reasons for Corporate Venturing
Managing Corporate Ventures
Structures for Corporate Ventures
Learning Through Internal