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Creating Value through Innovation

Angelo Dringoli, Professor, School of Economics and Management, Department of Business and Law, University of Siena, Italy
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.
Extent: 224 pp
Hardback Price: $127.00 Web: $114.30
Publication Date: 2009
ISBN: 978 1 84844 329 7
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  • Business and Management
  • Organisational Innovation
  • Strategic Management
  • Economics and Finance
  • Economics of Innovation
  • Innovation and Technology
  • Economics of Innovation
  • Organisational Innovation
In open and dynamic markets, only innovation can give a firm a competitive advantage and with it the superior cash flows that generate value. This book offers a new conceptual structure and applicable analytical models for evaluating a firm’s innovation strategies in highly competitive environments and for estimating firm value.

Using analytical models, Angelo Dringoli examines 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.

This stimulating integrated analysis will appeal to researchers and postgraduate students with an interest in economics, finance and business administration, as well as managers and professionals involved in strategic management and firm evaluation.
Contents: Preface 1. The Value of the Firm in Highly Competitive Industries 2. Main Determinants of Operating Cash Flows 3. Fundamental Environment Trends and Innovation Strategies 4. Creating Value through Process Innovation Strategies 5. Creating Value through Product Innovation Strategies 6. Creating Value through Integrated Innovation Strategies 7. Designing the R&D System of Innovation 8. The Sustainability of Value in Highly Competitive Industries References Index