Evolution of Innovation Management: Trends in an International Context by A. Brem

Evolution of Innovation Management: Trends in an International Context

EditorA. Brem, E. Viardot

Hardcover | January 30, 2013

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Today, innovation is a key driver for performance and growth in business. It provides a strong competitive advantage and is one of the best ways to speed up the rate of change and adaptation to the global environment. Concurrently, the innovation topic is also regaining more and more visibility and interest among the academic communities worldwide.

However, some of the challenges of innovating are remarkably consistent and recent times have shown the emergence of new ways for stimulating and managing the innovation process, especially from an international perspective. Even if these processes are taking place in very different industries, there are many parallels in successfully managing them.

Thsi voluem explores these new routes and assesses their value both for markets and companies. More specifically, the book is organized around three themes:
• How to stimulate and nurture innovations
• How to commercialize innovations
• How to lead and manage the innovation process


About The Author

ALEXANDER BREM received his diploma in Business Administration from the University of Erlangen–Nuremberg, Germany, in 2004, and obtained his PhD from the same university in 2007. From 2004 to 2007, he was aSenior Researcher and Teaching Assistant at the Chair of Industrial Management, University of Erlangen–Nuremberg, where he now wor...

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Title:Evolution of Innovation Management: Trends in an International ContextFormat:HardcoverDimensions:384 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.04 inPublished:January 30, 2013Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan UKLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230368964

ISBN - 13:9780230368965

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Table of Contents

List of Tables
List of Figures
Preface
Acknowledgements
Notes on Contributors
Symbiotic Innovation: Getting the Most Out of Collaboration; R.J.Thomas & Y.Wind
Performance Measurement of Co-Creation Initiatives – A Conceptual Framework for Measuring the Value of Idea Contests; V.Bilgram
Measuring the Success of Open Innovation; E.Brau, R.Reinhardt & S.Gurtner
Can SMEs in Traditional Industries be Creative?; J.M.Zabala-Iturriagagoitia
Scenario-based Learning Architectures as a Management Tool; N.Pfeffermann & H.Breuer
Social Network Analysis – an Important Tool for Innovation Management; G.Drexler & B.Janse
The Evolution of Mobile Social Networks through Technological Innovation; V.Ratten
Exploring the Role of Early Customers in the Commercialization of Innovation; F.Frattini, G.Colombo & C.Dell'Era
Managing Communities of Practice to Support Innovation; S.Borzillo & R.Kaminska
Joining Innovation Efforts using both Feed-forward and Feedback Learning: the Case of Japanese and Korean Universities; I.Oh
Innovation Management Reflections: a Brazilian Market Perspective; F.A.Salum, R.S.Reis & H.Ferreira Braga Tadeu
The Global Importance of Innovation Champions: Insights from China; A.Kriz, C.Molloy & B.Dennes
Frugal Innovation; P.M.Banerjee

Flexible Working, Mobility and IT Innovation and ICT in 2012 – The Case of Flexible Working; R.Costa-i-Pujol
Creating an Environment for Successful Innovation - A Management Consultant's Perspective; K.Klokgieters & R.Chu
Conclusion; A.Brem & E.Viardot