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  1. The Business of Solutions

    The Business of Solutions

    Federica Ceci
    This book systematically explores the integrated solutions business model. The path towards the provision of integrated solutions poses a number of challenges for manufacturers in terms of capabilities development and configuration: firms that offer integrated solutions must shift from manufacturing to service capabilities, as they are required to provide services previously carried out by business users. Federica Ceci delves deeply into the nature, dimensions, and dynamics of this new business model, deploying research and analytical techniques from a variety of disciplines including the theory of the firm, operations management, strategic management, and innovation studies. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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  2. Cases in Technological Entrepreneurship

    Cases in Technological Entrepreneurship

    Edited by Claudio Petti
    The book examines from different perspectives a number of fundamental issues in the process of transforming technological innovations into profits. Key cases and field insights from distinguished contributors show the role and the practices of government bodies, universities, private investors and companies within the transformation of new ideas into value, in start-ups as well as in incumbents. The book takes a systemic view of technological entrepreneurship, positioning the topic at the interface between entrepreneurial and strategic perspectives within the emergent strategic entrepreneurship field. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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  3. Creating Value through Innovation

    Creating Value through Innovation

    Angelo Dringoli
    In open and dynamic markets, only innovation can give a firm a competitive advantage and with it the superior cash flows that generate value. Using analytical models, this timely book analyses the conditions under which innovation strategy can create and maintain value, based on different environmental dynamics. Quantitative models are used to determine the value of innovation strategies in highly dynamic and competitive industries. These clearly reveal the economic variables and relations upon which the strategy depends, and the conditions for creating sustainable value within the firm. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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  4. Innovation Networks in Knowledge-based Firms

    Innovation Networks in Knowledge-based Firms

    Mitsuru Kodama
    In Innovation Networks in Knowledge-based Firms, Mitsuru Kodama explores corporate strategic management in an information and communication technology (ICT) environment. Bridging theory and practice and providing international scope, the author seeks to make transparent the mechanisms behind the processes that generate product and service innovation in ICT industries, such as search and advertising (Yahoo, Google), music distribution (Apple iPod) and gaming (Sony Playstation, Nintendo DS). He develops new business models based on ‘boundary innovation’ management and explains the innovation networks formed via three types of knowledge innovator – platform, process, and content. These knowledge innovators play an important role in merging different technologies (including ICT) and business models to develop new business value chains and new industries that span various industrial fields. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 146.00   Web: $ 131.40
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  5. The Economics of Innovation

    The Economics of Innovation

    G. M.P. Swann
    This major textbook provides a comprehensive yet accessible introduction to the economics of innovation, written for students with some basic knowledge of economics. G.M. Peter Swann contends that innovation is one of the most important economic and business phenomena of our time and a topic of great practical and policy interest, with widespread implications for our economy and society. This book engages with the reader to explore some of the key economic issues concerning innovation. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 162.00   Web: $ 145.80
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  6. Management and Innovation in the Media Industry

    Management and Innovation in the Media Industry

    Edited by Cinzia Dal Zotto, Hans van Kranenburg
    This comprehensive book covers relevant issues on how media companies are currently embracing innovation, the levels at which they are doing so, and how innovation can help media companies to meet their development needs in the future. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 146.00   Web: $ 131.40
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  7. Handbook of Research on Innovation and Clusters

    Handbook of Research on Innovation and Clusters

    Edited by Charlie Karlsson
    The role of innovations and clusters has increasingly dominated local and regional development policies in recent decades. This authoritative and accessible Handbook considers important aspects of high-tech clusters, analyses insightful cluster case studies, and provides a number of recommendations for cluster policies. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 248.00   Web: $ 223.20
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    2010   Paperback Price: $ 68.00   Web: $ 54.40
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  8. The Internationalisation of Mobile Telecommunications

    The Internationalisation of Mobile Telecommunications

    Peter Curwen, Jason Whalley
    Based upon the very latest data available, the underlying premise of the book is that mobile telecommunications is such a fast-moving sector that operators are obliged to alter their international strategies as circumstances unravel without necessarily having a long-term master plan, and hence that opportunism is a hallmark of operators’ international strategies. This state-of-the-art overview of the internationalisation of mobile telecommunications will prove essential reading for academics and practitioners with a vested interest in technology, telecommunications and strategic management. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 146.00   Web: $ 131.40
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  9. Knowledge Management and Innovation in Networks

    Knowledge Management and Innovation in Networks

    Edited by Ard-Pieter de Man
    As an ever-increasing amount of innovation takes place within networks, companies are collaborating in developing and marketing new products, services and practices. This in turn requires knowledge to flow across company boundaries. This book demonstrates how companies encourage this knowledge to flow in networks that can involve dozens of partners. Substantiated by five in-depth case studies of innovative networks, the authors identify and analyse the solutions implemented by companies in order to meet the key knowledge management challenges they encounter. Theoretical and management implications of the study are then defined. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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  10. International Management of Research and Development

    International Management of Research and Development

    Edited by Maximilian von Zedtwitz, Julian Birkinshaw, Oliver Gassmann
    International Management of Research and Development brings together the most influential contributions to managing, organising and coordinating R&D and innovation on a global scale. In addition to papers on the fundamental principles, trends and drivers of international R&D, it covers strategies and operations of global R&D. It also provides an introduction to modern concepts such as knowledge networks, open innovation and virtual innovation. It is a key reference collection for professors and researchers wishing to understand the practical implications of industrial R&D and a valuable resource for chief technology and innovation officers keen to develop their corporate R&D more systematically. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 305.00   Web: $ 274.50
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  11. Collaborating with Customers to Innovate

    Collaborating with Customers to Innovate

    Emanula Prandelli, Mohanbir Sawhney, Gianmario Verona
    The book enriches an important debate in management and in academia on the new product development process. It encompasses marketing approaches and is sharply focused on the opportunities that digital technologies have created for involving customers in collaborative innovation, and actionable recommendations for putting collaborative innovation to work. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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  12. Innovation and Entrepreneurship

    Innovation and Entrepreneurship

    Edited by Ruta Aidis, Friederike Welter
    Little is known about innovative and successful enterprises in the countries that, until 1990, were part of the Soviet Union. Most previous research has extensively covered barriers to entrepreneurship and innovation that exist in these countries, some of which undoubtedly represent a hostile and harsh environment for any entrepreneurial activity. In this book, a different perspective is introduced. The focus is shifted to the innovative potential that these environments provide, demonstrating how entrepreneurs have been able to convert possibilities in hostile business environments into successful businesses. Through this collection of six in-depth case studies, the authors illustrate how successful and innovative businesses were able to develop in countries such as Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyztan, Moldova and Ukraine. Each case study presents an overview of the country’s key economic indicators and the role of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the economy, followed by the presentation of a case study of a successful SME. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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  13. Innovation in Public Sector Services

    Innovation in Public Sector Services

    Edited by Paul Windrum, Per Koch
    This groundbreaking book provides new key insights and opens up an important research agenda. The book develops a new taxonomy of the different types of innovation found in public sector services, and investigates the key features and drivers of public sector entrepreneurship. The book contains new statistical studies and a set of six international case studies in health and social services. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 135.00   Web: $ 121.50
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  14. Knowledge, Organizational Evolution, and Market Creation

    Knowledge, Organizational Evolution, and Market Creation

    Gita Sud de Surie
    Knowledge, Organizational Evolution, and Market Creation documents the emergence of the Indian multinational by looking at data from firms in the ‘old’ economy, such as those in manufacturing, steel-making, automotive components and heavy machinery and the ‘new economy’ such as software and biotechnology. The author provides insights on knowledge transfer, innovation and capability building processes through in-depth case studies in these industries and suggests that both entrepreneurship and distributed innovation are critical for the growth of firms globally. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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  15. The Cutting Edge

    The Cutting Edge

    Edited by Ruta Aidis, Friederike Welter
    This original selection of case studies from eight new EU member countries looks at the ability of entrepreneurs to develop innovative and successful firms in an environment of turbulent social and economic change. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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  16. Firm Mobility and Organizational Networks

    Firm Mobility and Organizational Networks

    Joris Knoben
    Joris Knoben illustrates that the number of firm relocations has grown steadily and considerably over recent decades, and at the same time, relationships between organizations have become more important to firm performance. It is often argued that such relationships require geographical stability, and the author therefore explores how these two seemingly contradictory observations can be reconciled. Insights from economic geography and organization science are utilized to develop a multidisciplinary firm-level perspective on the causes and consequences of firm relocation. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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  17. Sustainable Innovation and Entrepreneurship

    Sustainable Innovation and Entrepreneurship

    Edited by Rolf Wüstenhagen, Jost Hamschmidt, Sanjay Sharma, Mark Starik
    In recent years our understanding of corporate sustainability has moved from exploitation to exploration, from corporate environmental management to sustainable entrepreneurship, and from efficiency to innovation. Yet current trends indicate the need for radical innovation via entrepreneurial start-ups or new ventures within existing corporations despite difficulties with the financing and marketing of such efforts. Presenting both conceptual and empirical research, this fascinating book addresses how we can combine environmental and social sustainability with economic sustainability in order to produce innovative new business models. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 160.00   Web: $ 144.00
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  18. Industrial Innovation and Firm Performance

    Industrial Innovation and Firm Performance

    Mario I. Kafouros
    It has long been recognized that R&D plays a key role in the global battle for technological leadership. However, due to intense competition and rivals’ imitations, firms are not always able to reap rewards from their innovations. Mario Kafouros theoretically and empirically examines the impacts of innovation and scientific knowledge on the productivity performance of multinational corporations, and the conditions under which companies benefit from their technological discoveries. The book also investigates the extent to which the research efforts of other companies can contribute to a firm’s productivity, and how multinationals build on external inventions, ideas and knowledge. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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  19. Creating Wealth from Knowledge

    Creating Wealth from Knowledge

    Edited by John Bessant, Tim Venables
    This book illustrates that, although innovation has always mattered in economic development, simply increasing expenditure in creating knowledge may not be the answer: we need to look at the whole system through which such knowledge translates to value creation. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 168.00   Web: $ 151.20
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    2010   Paperback Price: $ 68.00   Web: $ 54.40
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  20. Innovation and the Creative Process

    Innovation and the Creative Process

    Edited by Lars Fuglsang
    This book explores new frameworks and methods of understanding and analysing innovation. These are set against a backdrop of ‘innovation with care’, which is seen as a phenomenon that takes place among many actors with different perspectives, ideas and cultures that must be carefully woven together in order to achieve the benefits of innovation. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 160.00   Web: $ 144.00
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