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  1. Public Procurement for Innovation

    Public Procurement for Innovation

    Edited by Charles Edquist, Nicholas S Vonortas, Jon M Zabala-Iturriagagoitia, Jakob Edler
    This book focuses on Public Procurement for Innovation. Public Procurement for Innovation is a specific demand-side innovation policy instrument. It occurs when a public organization places an order for a new or improved product to fulfil certain needs that cannot be met at the moment of the order. The book provides evidence of the potential benefits to public and private actors from the selective use of this policy instrument and illustrates the requirements and constraints for its operationalization. The book intends to significantly improve the understanding of key determinants of effective public procurement aiming to promote innovative capabilities in the supplying sectors and beyond. It provides both case studies and conceptual contributions that help extend the frontier of our understanding in areas where there are still significant gaps. Learn More
    2015   Hardback Price: $ 135.00   Web: $ 121.50
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  2. Common Innovation

    Common Innovation

    G. M.P. Swann
    Common innovation is the contribution of ordinary people to innovation and the wealth of nations. Innovation and wealth creation are not merely the monopoly of business. While Schumpeter described business innovation as a, ‘perennial gale of creative destruction’, common innovation is more a, ‘gentle and benign breeze’. This book analyses some illustrations of the destructive side of business innovation, and provides numerous examples of the ‘benign breeze’ of common innovation. It builds on the pioneering work of von Hippel, but takes that a step further. In common innovation, the ordinary citizen is centre stage and business can be quite peripheral Learn More
    2015   Hardback Price: $ 125.00   Web: $ 112.50
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  3. Handbook of Research on Knowledge Management

    Handbook of Research on Knowledge Management

    Edited by Anders Örtenblad
    This innovative Handbook aims to examine whether there is a need to adapt and widen our understanding of knowledge management. A common definition of knowledge management is taken as the starting point for discussions on its relevance in various contexts, such as Buddhist organizations, law firms, the army and indigenous organizations. Moreover, the universality of Ikujiro Nonaka’s ideas on knowledge management is explored, and some alternative definitions are suggested. This book will appeal to academics and students of business and management, business administration, sociology and organizational behavior. Practitioners, managers and business-owners will also find this an invaluable resource. Learn More
    2015   Hardback Price: $ 240.00   Web: $ 216.00
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  4. The Governance of Socio-Technical Systems

    The Governance of Socio-Technical Systems

    Edited by Susana Borrás, Jakob Edler
    Examining the ‘who’ (agents), ‘how’ (policy instruments) and ‘why’ (societal legitimacy) of the governance process, this book presents a conceptual framework about the governance of change in socio-technical systems. Bridging the gap between disciplinary fields, expert contributions provide innovative empirical cases of different modes of governing change. The Governance of Socio-Technical Systems offers a stepping-stone towards building a theory of governance of change and presents a new research agenda on the interaction between science, technology and society. Learn More
    2015   Hardback Price: $ 115.00   Web: $ 103.50
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  5. Innovation and Intellectual Property in China

    Innovation and Intellectual Property in China

    Edited by Ken Shao, Xiaoqing Feng
    China is evolving from a manufacturing-based economy to an innovation-based economy, but the delicate context behind this change has not been properly understood by foreign governments, companies and lawyers. This book is an insightful response to ill-conceived notions of, and mis-assumptions regarding, the Chinese innovation economy. It represents an effort to marry a variety of ‘insiders’ perspectives’ from China, with the analysis of international scholars. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 125.00   Web: $ 112.50
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  6. Mobile Telecommunications Networks

    Mobile Telecommunications Networks

    Peter Curwen, Jason Whalley
    During the past decade, no industry has grown faster than that of mobile communications, yet coverage of its operations remains scarce. This state-of-the-art book examines the evolving structure and strategic behaviour of the thirty largest operators in the mobile communications industry. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 140.00   Web: $ 126.00
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  7. Global Clusters of Innovation

    Global Clusters of Innovation

    Edited by Jerome S. Engel
    In the geography of the global economy, there are known ‘hot spots’ where new technologies germinate at an astounding rate and pools of capital, expertise and talent foster the development of new industries and new ways of doing business. These clusters of innovation are significant drivers of value creation and function as models for economic expansion in both developed and developing countries. This book explores the key attributes of these innovation hubs using case studies from around the world. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 160.00   Web: $ 144.00
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  8. Corporate Venturing

    Corporate Venturing

    Jessica van den Bosch, Geert Duysters
    Large organizations are seen to be struggling to keep up with today's fast changing market and technological developments. However, an increasing number of firms have started to engage in corporate venturing as a way to enhance their innovation process. This book fills the gap in management literature by providing a detailed account of best practices in the organization and management of such corporate ventures. The authors highlight eight main cases of organizations that employ corporate venturing within their firms. The cases are illustrative in showing how leading corporations organize their corporate venturing process and by highlighting the best practices that can be distilled from their experience. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 105.00   Web: $ 94.50
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  9. National Innovation Systems, Social Inclusion and Development

    National Innovation Systems, Social Inclusion and Development

    Edited by Gabriela Dutrénit, Judith Sutz
    The book has a strong theoretical foundation with empirical illustrations from diverse Latin American countries. As a whole, it offers a comprehensive exploration of the foundations of the theory of National Innovation Systems. The authors explore the particular problems that many Latin American countries have faced when trying to build innovation systems associated with development strategies, particularly those that take into account social inclusion. Learn More
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  10. Path Dependence and Lock-In

    Path Dependence and Lock-In

    Edited by Stan J. Liebowitz, Stephen E. Margolis
    Since their first emergence in the work of Paul David thirty years ago, the dual issues of Path Dependence and Lock-In have become critically important subjects in the fields of economics, sociology, and business strategy. Theoretical and public policy debates on these issues have arisen, addressing whether markets consistently choose the best products. This collection presents each side of the debate, bringing together key publications that initiated this literature with the later works that criticize or defend many of the early claims. Both the theoretical and empirical foundations of Path Dependence and Lock-In are examined along with the role of network effects. An original introduction by the editors is included to situate each article in its wider context. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 399.95   Web: $ 359.96
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  11. Mapping National Innovation Ecosystems

    Mapping National Innovation Ecosystems

    Amnon Frenkel, Shlomo Maital
    Increasingly, researchers and policymakers alike recognize that innovations are generated by complex and dynamic national ecosystems that include government, industry, universities and schools. Because these systems differ by country and are strongly influenced by culture, effective policy and research strategies require a systems approach, in which policy consensus is built on a clear understanding of how each nation’s innovation ecosystem functions. Scholars and students of innovation and management will find this book an invaluable resource, as will innovation policymakers across the world. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  12. Knowledge, Innovation and Space

    Knowledge, Innovation and Space

    Edited by Charlie Karlsson, Börje Johansson, Kiyoshi Kobayashi, Roger R. Stough
    The contributions in this volume extend our understanding about the different ways distance impacts the knowledge conversion process. Knowledge itself is a raw input into the innovation process which can then transform it into an economically useful output such as prototypes, patents, licences and new companies. New knowledge is often tacit and thus tends to be highly localized, as indeed is the conversion process. Consequently, as the book demonstrates, space or distance matter significantly in the transformation of raw knowledge into beneficial knowledge. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 135.00   Web: $ 121.50
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  13. 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: $ 125.00   Web: $ 112.50
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  14. 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: $ 110.00   Web: $ 99.00
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  15. 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: $ 130.00   Web: $ 117.00
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  16. Intellectual Property for Economic Development

    Intellectual Property for Economic Development

    Edited by Sanghoon Ahn, Bronwyn H. Hall, Keun Lee
    Protection of intellectual property rights (IPRs) serves a dual role in economic development. While it promotes innovation by providing legal protection of inventions, it may retard catch-up and learning by restricting the diffusion of innovations. Does stronger IPR protection in a developing country encourage technology development in or technology transfer to that country? This book aims to address the issue, covering diverse forms of IPRs, diverse actors in innovation, and diverse cases from Asia and Latin America. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 135.00   Web: $ 121.50
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  17. Climate Change Mitigation, Technological Innovation and Adaptation

    Climate Change Mitigation, Technological Innovation and Adaptation

    Edited by Valentina Bosetti, Carlo Carraro, Emanuele Massetti, Massimo Tavoni
    This book presents a rigorous yet accessible treatment of the main topics in climate change policy using a large body of research generated using WITCH (World Induced Technical Change Hybrid), an innovative and path-breaking integrated assessment model. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 110.00   Web: $ 99.00
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  18. Innovation and Inequality

    Innovation and Inequality

    Edited by Susan Cozzens, Dhanaraj Thakur
    Inequality is one of the main features of globalization. Do emerging technologies, as they spread around the world, contribute to more inequality or less? This unique interdisciplinary text examines the relationships between emerging technologies and social, economic and other forms of inequality. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 145.00   Web: $ 130.50
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  19. Handbook of Research on Entrepreneurship and Creativity

    Handbook of Research on Entrepreneurship and Creativity

    Edited by Rolf Sternberg, Gerhard Krauss
    This Handbook focuses on the interdependent relationship between entrepreneurship and creativity. This relationship is analysed from the perspective of different disciplines, including economic geography, sociology, education, economics, psychology, and also in different spatial contexts. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 225.00   Web: $ 202.50
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  20. Knowledge-Intensive Entrepreneurship in Low-Tech Industries

    Knowledge-Intensive Entrepreneurship in Low-Tech Industries

    Edited by Hartmut Hirsch-Kreinsen, Isabel Schwinge
    This book contributes to the discussion about the relevance of knowledge-intensive entrepreneurship for industrial innovation in the context of traditional low-technology industries. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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