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  1. Biomaterials Innovation

    Biomaterials Innovation

    Alexander Styhre
    Rapid advances in the life sciences means that there is now a far more detailed understanding of biological systems on the cellular, molecular and genetic levels. Sited at the intersection between the life sciences, the engineering sciences and the design sciences, innovations in the biomaterials industry are expected to garner increasing attention and play a key role in future development. This book examines the biomaterials innovations taking place in corporations and in academic research settings today. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 116.00   Web: $ 104.40
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  2. International Perspectives on Business Innovation and Disruption in the Creative Industries

    International Perspectives on Business Innovation and Disruption in the Creative Industries

    Edited by Robert DeFillippi, Patrik Wikström
    This volume examines how disruptive innovations are reshaping industry boundaries and challenging conventional business models and practices in the industries for film, video and photography. The thirteen chapters provide a rich and diverse account of these processes from a wide range of country contexts. The book fills the gap between the study of disruption by innovation scholars in business schools and the recognition of disruption by academics and practitioners from non-business school disciplines and contexts, including the broader social sciences. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 145.00   Web: $ 130.50
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  3. Creative Work Beyond the Creative Industries

    Creative Work Beyond the Creative Industries

    Edited by Greg Hearn, Ruth Bridgstock, Ben Goldsmith, Jess Rodgers
    Creative workers are employed in sectors outside the creative industries often in greater numbers than within the creative field. This is the first book to explore the phenomena of the embedded creative and creative services through a range of sectors, disciplines, and perspectives. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 138.00   Web: $ 124.20
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  4. Simulating Innovation

    Simulating Innovation

    Christopher Watts, Nigel Gilbert
    Christopher Watts and Nigel Gilbert explore the generation, diffusion and impact of innovations, which can now be studied using computer simulations. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 138.00   Web: $ 124.20
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  5. Public Support of Innovation in Entrepreneurial Firms

    Public Support of Innovation in Entrepreneurial Firms

    Albert N. Link
    Public support for innovation, chiefly through government programs such as the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program, has had a significant impact on fostering economic growth in the US. This collection synthesizes a decade of scholarship from Albert N. Link on the subject, specifically on small, technology-based entrepreneurial firms. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 114.00   Web: $ 102.60
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  6. Restoring America’s Global Competitiveness through Innovation

    Restoring America’s Global Competitiveness through Innovation

    Edited by Ben L. Kedia, Subhash C. Jain
    Though we live in an era of rapid innovation, the United States has introduced comparatively few commercial innovations within the past decade. Innovation shortfall contributes to weaker trade performance, decreased productivity growth, lower wages and many other economic woes. This study provides insightful recommendations for developing enhanced innovation efforts that could help foster substantial, long-term economic growth. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 168.00   Web: $ 151.20
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  7. Competing Through Innovation

    Competing Through Innovation

    David J. Teece
    This cohesive collection brings together David J. Teece’s most important work on the nexus of innovation and competition policy. He was one of the first to flag the importance of innovation issues to competition policy 25 years ago. He has also pioneered the application of economic and organizational principles to issues in the management of innovation. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 188.00   Web: $ 169.20
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  8. Rhetoric and the Politics of Workplace Innovation

    Rhetoric and the Politics of Workplace Innovation

    Martin Beirne
    This book provides a critical insight into the ongoing debates and controversies that surround employee empowerment and workplace innovation. It highlights competing interests and conflicting values, and illuminates some basic tensions between confident rhetoric and everyday realities. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  9. The Innovation Union in Europe

    The Innovation Union in Europe

    Edited by Elias G. Carayannis, George M. Korres
    One of the most important economic events in recent decades has been the ongoing process of European integration. This book provides a basic yet rigorous understanding of the current issues and problems of economic integration and innovation in Europe, and argues that national or regional economic development depends mainly on technical change, social and human capital, and knowledge creation and diffusion. This is clearly evident in the role of the quadruple innovation helix of government, university, industry and civil society. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 123.00   Web: $ 110.70
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  10. Managing Knowledge Intensive Entrepreneurship

    Managing Knowledge Intensive Entrepreneurship

    Maureen McKelvey, Astrid Heidemann Lassen
    The book uniquely combines an academic review of theoretical and empirical contributions with an analysis of the practical implications for engaging in and learning about venture creation. The authors concentrate on specific types of firms reliant upon advanced knowledge and show how a systemic perspective of entrepreneurship is required, involving design thinking, in order to capture the relationships between individual, venture and eco-system. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 114.00   Web: $ 102.60
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  11. Strategies for Sustainable Technologies and Innovations

    Strategies for Sustainable Technologies and Innovations

    Edited by John R. McIntyre, Silvester Ivanaj, Vera Ivanaj
    Expert contributions examine the contextual factors that affect implementation of more sustainable technology and innovation practices, offering a number of empirical methodologies to describe and explain these multidimensional influences. What emerges is a compelling argument in favor of balanced strategies that merge profitability concerns with ecological consciousness, allowing for controlled sustainable development and stable, long-term economic success. Discussion of companies in both developed and emerging countries makes this book useful on a truly global scale. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 152.00   Web: $ 136.80
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  12. Software Ecosystems

    Software Ecosystems

    Edited by Slinger Jansen, Sjaak Brinkkemper, Michael Cusumano
    This book describes the state-of-the-art of software ecosystems. It constitutes a fundamental step towards an empirically based, nuanced understanding of the implications for management, governance, and control of software ecosystems. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 160.00   Web: $ 144.00
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  13. How Entrepreneurs do What they do

    How Entrepreneurs do What they do

    Edited by Maureen McKelvey, Astrid Heidemann Lassen
    How Entrepreneurs Do What They Do presents 13 case studies of knowledge intensive entrepreneurship. The book focuses on ‘doing’, in essence, what happens when entrepreneurs are engaging practically in venture creation processes. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 131.00   Web: $ 117.90
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  14. Innovation and Creativity

    Innovation and Creativity

    Edited by Filip De Beule, Ysabel Nauwelaerts
    This book brings together different insights into the importance of innovation and creativity to build competitiveness in the European industry and society from different angles. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 145.00   Web: $ 130.50
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  15. Strategy, Innovation and the Theory of the Firm

    Strategy, Innovation and the Theory of the Firm

    David J. Teece
    David Teece is one of the leading thinkers on issues of strategic management, particularly the importance of dynamic capabilities for organizations in industries undergoing change. This collection of his papers explores ideas of both theoretical and practical significance. Topics addressed include the development and elaboration of the dynamic capabilities framework, with an emphasis on the orchestration of resources both inside and outside the firm to capture value. Another area of focus is the theoretical and conceptual understanding of the essence of the firm. In an era of global specialization, mainstream theories about contracts and production functions fall short of the reality that managers confront every day. David Teece’s understanding of these realities is well reflected and clearly articulated in this book. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 206.00   Web: $ 185.40
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  16. Creating Competitiveness

    Creating Competitiveness

    Edited by David B. Audretsch, Mary Lindenstein Walshok
    Although competitiveness is typically associated with firms, they are not the only organizational body whose performance is dependent upon competitiveness. This poignant insightful book focuses on how the varied economic performance of cities and regions, both within nations as well as across nations, during the era of the ‘Great Recession’ also highlights the need for competitiveness. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 129.00   Web: $ 116.10
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  17. Innovation in Small Family Businesses

    Innovation in Small Family Businesses

    Sylvie Laforet
    Innovation in Small Family Businesses explores how innovation is developed and carried out in small family-owned businesses, the factors underpinning it, and the innovation drivers and barriers in these firms’ context. Sylvie Laforet also offers suggestions on how innovation can be fostered and perhaps, sustained in small family-owned businesses and discusses the government’s role in this. The book makes an important contribution to the theoretical development of family firms’ and small businesses’ innovation. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 115.00   Web: $ 103.50
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  18. Managing Open Innovation

    Managing Open Innovation

    André Spithoven, Peter Teirlinck, Dirk Frantzen
    Open innovation is about firms’ external relations with other firms and organisations. It is a topic which has attracted an immense amount of attention, but which has also been heavily criticised due to the diversity of the ideas and fuzziness of its key concepts. To date, the bulk of the literature on open innovation draws on case study material to illustrate the operation of firms in an anecdotal way. By contrast, this book examines open innovation practices by using large-scale datasets and stresses their impact on firm performance. The authors examine four key issues: differences between firms in open innovation practices, public funding to enhance external relations, R&D outsourcing of firms, and the role of human resources in R&D and innovation. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 155.00   Web: $ 139.50
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  19. Technological Entrepreneurship in China

    Technological Entrepreneurship in China

    Edited by Claudio Petti
    Bringing technologies to the market, thereby creating profits, high-qualified jobs and industrial upgrading is one of the means by which China can fuel its brand new growth model based on innovation and sustainability. Much is known about the mechanisms of technological entrepreneurship. But how does this happen in China? Who is doing what? Is there a ‘Chinese way’ to do technological entrepreneurship? This thought-provoking book provides readers with a closer look at these issues and clarifies them through a number of case studies discussed from the perspectives of both Chinese and international contributors. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 123.00   Web: $ 110.70
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  20. Innovation and Institutional Embeddedness of Multinational Companies

    Innovation and Institutional Embeddedness of Multinational Companies

    Edited by Martin Heidenreich
    Multinational companies are crucial actors in a global knowledge-based economy, combining the advantages of global and locally coordinated production and innovation strategies with specific regional and national factors. This book questions how MNCs can best exploit institutionally embedded knowledge, explores the utilization of external institutionally embedded knowledge in corporate innovation processes, and addresses the challenges of embeddedness. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 168.00   Web: $ 151.20
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