Market Structure, Corporate Performance, and Innovative Activity

Hardcover | March 1, 1995

byPaul A. Geroski

not yet rated|write a review
Innovation - in products and processes - is an increasingly significant source of competitive advantage for firms and nations. Analysing extensive data on major innovations in the UK, this book examines the role of innovative activity in the structure of markets and the performance of firms.From this the author draws lessons on strategies for innovation for governments and firms alike. In particular, he addresses four questions which have long attracted the interst of economists: - does the structure of product markets affect the pace of innovative activity? - what are the effects of innovative activity on market structure? - how large a contribution does innovative activity make to productivity growth? - how does innovative activity affect corporate performance?In answering these important questions the author draws lessons for makers of public and business policy towards innovation.

Pricing and Purchase Info

$226.52 online
$279.00 list price (save 18%)
Ships within 1-3 weeks
Ships free on orders over $25

From the Publisher

Innovation - in products and processes - is an increasingly significant source of competitive advantage for firms and nations. Analysing extensive data on major innovations in the UK, this book examines the role of innovative activity in the structure of markets and the performance of firms.From this the author draws lessons on strate...

Paul A. Geroski is at London Business School.

other books by Paul A. Geroski

The Evolution of New Markets
The Evolution of New Markets

Kobo ebook|Apr 17 2003

$104.99

Market Dynamics and Entry
Market Dynamics and Entry

Hardcover|Apr 8 1992

$160.99

Format:HardcoverDimensions:186 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.67 inPublished:March 1, 1995Publisher:Oxford University Press

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0198288557

ISBN - 13:9780198288558

Customer Reviews of Market Structure, Corporate Performance, and Innovative Activity

Reviews

Extra Content

Editorial Reviews

`The author clearly has an intimate knowledge of his subject, and communicates his thoughts lucidly using a minimum of economic jargon ... what makes this book of special note are the chapters concerning the design of the database and the substantive lessons to be learned from considering thisset of investigations collectively ... Readers should be encouraged by 10 pages of well-chosen, up-to-date reference materials and a particularly comprehensive index in this book.'Journal of Prod. Innov. Manag.