Learning Regional Innovation: Scandinavian Models

Hardcover | January 15, 2011

EditorMarianne Ekman, Björn Gustavsen, Bjorn Terje Asheim

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Participation and social responsibility in innovation is the core theme of this book. Both are issues of organization and not of ethics, or the enforcement of other forms of obligations on individual actors. The need is for a democratization of innovation that can make innovation open to broad participation.

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Participation and social responsibility in innovation is the core theme of this book. Both are issues of organization and not of ethics, or the enforcement of other forms of obligations on individual actors. The need is for a democratization of innovation that can make innovation open to broad participation.

MARIANNE EKMAN is at Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Department of Industrial Ecomomics and Management, Sweden. BJØRN GUSTAVSEN is at the Work Research Institute, Norway. BJÖRN TERJE ASHEIM, CIRCLE is at Lund University, Sweden and University of Agder, Norway. ØYVIND PÅLSHAUGEN is at the Work Research Institute, Norway.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:288 pages, 8.89 × 5.65 × 0.91 inPublished:January 15, 2011Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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Innovation, Participation and 'Constructivist Society'; B.Gustavsen
Learning, Innovation and Participation: Nordic Experiences in a Global Context with a Focus on Innovation Systems and Work Organization; B.Asheim
The Organisation of Work and Systems of Labour Market Regulation and Social Protection: a Comparison of the EU-15; E.Lorenz & B.-Åke Lundvall
Promoting Innovative Organization; B.Gustavsen
Discourse and Change in Organizations; H.C.Garmann Johnsen
Incremental Innovations in Organisational Performance in Health Care; M.Ekman & B.Maina Ahlberg
Research in Action: The Development of Cluster Specific Innovation Strategies in the Oslo Region 90; Ø.Pålshaugen
The Initiation and Organization of Regional Innovation Processes; H.Eriksson, T.Haga & B.Hofmaier
Proactive Labour Market Policy as a Step Towards New Regional Innovation Policy: The Case of Tampere Region; P.Koski & A.Järvensivu
Participative Democracy and the Diffusion of Organizational Innovations: The Long, Winding Road from a Plant Level 'field experiment' to Regional Economic Development; T.Ulrik Qvale
Shared Learning Spaces as Enablers in Regional Development and Learning; T.Kantola, S.Lassila, H.Mäntylä, A.Äyväri, S.Kalliokoski, J.Ritalahti, A.Sipilä & T.Soisalon-Soininen
Two Different Roads Towards Regional Development Deliberating Differences Between Regional Development Processes in Blekinge and Vestfold; J.-Evert Nilsson & Å.Uhlin
Gender, Work and Innovation; A.Hansson
Strategies to Promote Workplace Innovation: A Comparative Analysis of Nine National and Regional Approaches; T.Alasoin