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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. Social Innovations, Institutional Change and Economic Performance

    Social Innovations, Institutional Change and Economic Performance

    Edited by Timo J. Hämäläinen, Risto Heiskala
    This book examines the nature of social innovation processes which determine the economic and social performance of nations, regions, industrial sectors and organizations. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 160.00   Web: $ 144.00
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  9. The Digital Business Ecosystem

    The Digital Business Ecosystem

    Edited by Angelo Corallo, Giuseppina Passiante, Andrea Prencipe
    By bringing together elements of a radical new approach to the firm based on a biological metaphor of the ecosystem, this unique book extends the limits of existing theories traditionally used to investigate business networks. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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  10. The Learning Region

    The Learning Region

    Edited by Roel Rutten, Frans Boekema
    The aim of this book is to present a much-needed conceptualization of ‘the learning region’. The editors scrutinize key concepts and issues surrounding this phenomenon, which are then discussed in the context of recent literature. This unique conceptualization of the learning region presents a state of the art exploration of theories. Leading scholars from across Europe, the USA and South Africa draw upon various disciplines to explain how regional actors perform regional learning. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 146.00   Web: $ 131.40
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  11. Communication and Cooperation in the Virtual Workplace

    Communication and Cooperation in the Virtual Workplace

    Gaby Sadowski-Rasters, Geert Duysters, Bert M. Sadowski
    This innovative book explores the structure, growth and effectiveness of virtual communities in computer-mediated environments. In spite of initial enthusiasm, much uncertainty remains about the prospects of virtual teams and the technology that supports their collaboration. This book seeks to confront these issues and offers a unique insight into the realities of virtual working. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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  12. The Silicon Dragon

    The Silicon Dragon

    Terence Tsai, Bor-Shiuan Cheng
    The Silicon Dragon is a systematic study of the growth of high-tech giants in the Greater China Region, depicting the success story of the microelectronics industry in Taiwan. The book examines the government policies that acted as catalysts to the growth of high-tech industries in Taiwan, along with the roles of high-tech ‘incubators’ and government-administered science parks. The authors provide case studies of high profile companies including Acer, Philips Semiconductors and Macronix International, and interviews with key decision makers to highlight the corporate strategies adopted in response to government policies and global commercial demand. Finally, insightful narratives on the birth and growth of a government-fostered strategic industry are provided, as is a synopsis of the Asian contribution to the evolution of the global microelectronics development. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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  13. Multinational Firms, Innovation and Productivity

    Multinational Firms, Innovation and Productivity

    Davide Castellani, Antonello Zanfei
    This book gets to the root of how and why multinational firms differ in the cross-border creation, transfer and diffusion of technology, and provides fresh evidence on the effects that these differences have on productivity and innovation in the economic systems in which they are active. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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  14. Mergers and Acquisitions

    Mergers and Acquisitions

    Edited by Bruno Cassiman, Massimo G. Colombo
    This book examines the issue of mergers and acquisitions (M&As) in the context of technological development, and in particular the impact of M&As on the innovation process. In so doing, the book integrates two bodies of literature, on M&As, and on innovation studies, a nexus which the editors contend represents an important step in the advancement of our understanding of both with clear implications for competitive advantage and growth of firms. Drawing on perspectives from both management and economics, the book offers a cohesive blend of theory, methodology, and a wealth of empirical material. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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  15. Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Biotechnology, An International Perspective

    Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Biotechnology, An International Perspective

    Damian Hine, John Kapeleris
    The biotechnology industry across the globe is growing dramatically in line with rapidly emerging scientific and technological developments. This book explores both the theoretical and practical aspects of entrepreneurship in the biotechnology industry, focusing on the innovation processes underpinning success for new biotechnology firms (NBFs). It argues that biotechnology is at a crossroads: to date the science has been solid, yet commercial success remains elusive, and that it will be the commercial success of NBFs which will dictate the long term viability of this crucial industry. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 136.00   Web: $ 122.40
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    2008   Paperback Price: $ 74.00   Web: $ 59.20
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  16. Handbook on the Knowledge Economy

    Handbook on the Knowledge Economy

    Edited by David Rooney, Greg Hearn, Abraham Ninan
    This fascinating Handbook defines how knowledge contributes to social and economic life, and vice versa. It considers the five areas critical to acquiring a comprehensive understanding of the knowledge economy: the nature of the knowledge economy; social, cooperative, cultural, creative, ethical and intellectual capital; knowledge and innovation systems; policy analysis for knowledge-based economies; and knowledge management. Learn More
    2005   Hardback Price: $ 215.00   Web: $ 193.50
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    2008   Paperback Price: $ 74.00   Web: $ 59.20
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  17. Organizational Innovations and Economic Growth

    Organizational Innovations and Economic Growth

    Elias Sanidas
    Analysing the USA and Japan from the late 19th century to the present day, the book provides an accessible synthesis of economics, management and econometrics to calculate the impact of various organizational innovations on economic growth. The author concludes that organizational innovations make essential contributions to sustained economic growth and that this should be reflected in economic policy both at the firm and the national level. Learn More
    2005   Hardback Price: $ 160.00   Web: $ 144.00
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  18. Technology, Knowledge and the Firm

    Technology, Knowledge and the Firm

    Edited by Ken Green, Marcela Miozzo, Paul Dewick
    There is a long-standing tradition of research that highlights the importance of differences in the organizational and technological capabilities of firms and their effect on economic performance. This book expands on this theme by exploring the role of knowledge and innovation in firm strategy and industrial change. Underlying the volume is the belief that firms have distinctive methods of operation and that these processes have a strong element of continuity. Learn More
    2005   Hardback Price: $ 156.00   Web: $ 140.40
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  19. Organizational Knowledge and Technology

    Organizational Knowledge and Technology

    Rodrigo Magalhães
    This book attempts to make sense of a new area of integrated study, namely information systems and information technology (IS/IT) and the organization. It also aims to bring this mix into the broader theme of complexity as applied to organization and management and to draw useful conclusions about how to organize and how to manage IS/IT in the knowledge era. The author argues in favour of a more action-oriented – as opposed to planning dominated – approach to information systems management. Learn More
    2004   Hardback Price: $ 146.00   Web: $ 131.40
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  20. Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Culture

    Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Culture

    Edited by Terrence E. Brown, Jan Ulijn
    Any technological advance, innovation or economic growth created by an organization is dependent on how that organization’s culture and environment fosters or inhibits these developments. This process is further complicated by the global nature of economic activity and differences in national cultures due to country-specific histories, experiences, traditions and rules. The distinguished authors in this important new book aim to study the nature of organizational innovation and change by examining the complex interplay between entrepreneurship, innovation and culture. Learn More
    2004   Hardback Price: $ 146.00   Web: $ 131.40
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