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  1. 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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  2. 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: $ 146.00   Web: $ 131.40
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  3. 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: $ 154.00   Web: $ 138.60
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    2014   Paperback Price: $ 45.00   Web: $ 36.00
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  4. 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: $ 136.00   Web: $ 122.40
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  5. 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: $ 124.00   Web: $ 111.60
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  6. Handbook of Organizational and Managerial Innovation

    Handbook of Organizational and Managerial Innovation

    Edited by Tyrone S. Pitsis, Ace Simpson, Erlend Dehlin
    The Handbook of Organizational and Managerial Innovation places humans, their acts, practices, processes and fantasies at the core of innovation. Bringing together some of the world’s leading thinkers, academics and professionals, both established and emerging, this multidisciplinary book provides a comprehensive picture of the vibrant and engaging field of organizational and managerial innovation. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 232.00   Web: $ 208.80
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    2014   Paperback Price: $ 65.00   Web: $ 52.00
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  7. 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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  8. 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: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  9. 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: $ 112.00   Web: $ 100.80
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  10. 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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  11. Handbook on the Knowledge Economy, Volume Two

    Handbook on the Knowledge Economy, Volume Two

    Edited by David Rooney, Greg Hearn, Tim Kastelle
    Readers with interests in managing knowledge- and innovation-intensive businesses and those who are seeking new insights about how knowledge economies work will find this book an invaluable reference tool. Chapters deal with issues such as open innovation, wellbeing, and digital work that managers and policymakers are increasingly asked to respond to. Contributors to the Handbook are globally recognised experts in their fields providing valuable guidance. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 186.00   Web: $ 167.40
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  12. 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: $ 112.00   Web: $ 100.80
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  13. 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: $ 165.00   Web: $ 148.50
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  14. The New Knowledge Workers

    The New Knowledge Workers

    Dariusz Jemielniak
    This critical ethnographic study of knowledge workers and knowledge-intensive organization workplaces focuses on the issues of timing and schedules, the perception of formality and trust and distrust in software development as well as motivation and occupational identity among software engineers. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 112.00   Web: $ 100.80
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  15. User-based Innovation in Services

    User-based Innovation in Services

    Edited by Jon Sundbo, Marja Toivonen
    This book demonstrates pioneering work on user-based service innovation using an analytical framework. This approach involves understanding the needs of users, the service firms collaborating with them, and recognising the fact that users are innovators and, as such, services develop while in use. As well as presenting case studies, the book discusses theoretically what user-based innovation means in the context of services. Three main fields are analysed: user-based innovation in knowledge-intensive business service, user-based innovation in public services, and models and methods for structuring user-based innovation. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 186.00   Web: $ 167.40
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  16. Academic Entrepreneurship in Asia

    Academic Entrepreneurship in Asia

    Edited by Poh Kam Wong
    This timely book examines the rising phenomenon of academic entrepreneurship and technology commercialization among leading universities in Asia, by presenting in-depth analysis of thirteen leading universities from nine Asian economies, including Tokyo University in Japan, Tsinghua in China, IIT Bombay in India, and the National University of Singapore. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 152.00   Web: $ 136.80
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  17. The Power of Networks

    The Power of Networks

    Mikkel Flyverbom
    With an ever-growing number of users, the Internet is central to the processes of globalization, cultural formations, social encounters and economic development. These aside, it is also fast becoming an important political domain. Struggles over disclosure, access and regulation are only the most visible signs that the Internet is quickly becoming a site of fierce political conflict involving states, technical groups, business and civil society. As the debate over the global politics of the Internet intensifies, this book will be a valuable guide for anyone seeking to understand the emergence, organization and shape of this new issue. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  18. The Knowledge Economy at Work

    The Knowledge Economy at Work

    Edited by Cristina Martinez-Fernandez, Ian Miles, Tamara Weyman
    There has been a great deal of discussion on the knowledge economy, but much of this has been more a matter of rhetoric than serious analysis. This book is a pioneering effort to address this gap, using a range of methods and investigating knowledge-intensive service activities in many different sectors. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 136.00   Web: $ 122.40
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  19. Strategic Innovation in Small Firms

    Strategic Innovation in Small Firms

    Edited by Tim Mazzarol, Sophie Reboud
    Strategic Innovation in Small Firms is an investigation of the commercialization practices of small firms across a wide range of industries in nine OECD countries. The authors examine the perspective of these firms’ managers on their national innovation systems and on their firm’s innovation management practices. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 168.00   Web: $ 151.20
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  20. Science and Technology Based Regional Entrepreneurship

    Science and Technology Based Regional Entrepreneurship

    Edited by Sarfraz A. Mian
    Providing a global survey of public policies and programs for building national and regional ecosystems of science and technology based entrepreneurial development, this book offers a unique analysis of the advances, over the last several decades and in light of the experiential knowledge gained in various parts of the world, in the understanding of innovation systems in the pursuit of developing these economies. Presenting nineteen case studies of diverse developed and emerging economy nations and their regions, more than thirty expert authors describe an array of policy and program mechanisms that have been implemented over the years. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 212.00   Web: $ 190.80
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