Research on the Management of Innovation: The Minnesota Studies

Paperback | September 15, 2000

EditorAndrew H. Van de Ven, Harold L. Angle, Marshall Scott Poole

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This is a reprint of a classic work of research on innovation first published in 1989. Resulting from the Minnesota Innovation Research Program (MIRP), the book includes a revised and expanded Preface and will complement the three other books growing out of the program, all published byOxford--The Innovation Journey (1999), Organizational Change Processes: Theory and Methods for Research (2000), and Handbook of Organizational Change and Development (coming 2001).

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This is a reprint of a classic work of research on innovation first published in 1989. Resulting from the Minnesota Innovation Research Program (MIRP), the book includes a revised and expanded Preface and will complement the three other books growing out of the program, all published byOxford--The Innovation Journey (1999), Organizatio...

Andrew H. Van de Ven is at University of Minnesota. Harold L. Angle is at College of Business, University of Cincinnati.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:752 pages, 9.61 × 6.5 × 1.69 inPublished:September 15, 2000Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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List of FiguresList of TablesPreface to the Paperback EditionPreface to the Original EditionSection I: Overview of Research Program and Methods1. Andrew H. Van de Ven and Harold L. Angle: An Introduction to the Minnesota Innovation Research Program2. Andrew H. Van de Ven and Marshall Scott Poole: Methods for Studying Innovation Processes3. Andrew H. Van de Ven and Yun-han Chu: A Psychometric Assessment of the Minnesota Innovation SurveySection II: The Minnesota Innovation Research Program Framework4. Roger G. Schroeder, Andrew H. Van de Ven, Gary D. Scudder and Douglas Polley: The Development of Innovation Ideas5. Harold L. Angle: Psychology and Organizational Innovation6. Peter Smith Ring and Andrew H. Van de Ven: Formal and Informal Dimensions of Transactions7. Bright M. Dornblaser, Tse-min Lin and Andrew H. Van de Ven: Innovation Outcomes, Learning, and Action LoopsSection III: Studies of Business Creation8. Andrew H. Van de Ven, S. Venkataraman, Douglas Polley and Raghu Garud: Processes of New Business Creation in Different Organizational SettingsSection IV: Studies of Administrative Innovations9. Nancy C. Roberts and Paula J. King: The Process of Public Policy Innovation10. Peter Smith Ring and Gordon P. Rands: Sensemaking, Understanding, and Committing: Emergent Interpersonal Transaction Processes in the Evolution of 3M's Microgravity Research Program11. David T. Bastien: Communication, Conflict, and Learning in Mergers and AcquisitionsSection V: Studies of Technological Innovations12. Gary D. Scudder, et al.: Managing Complex Innovations: The Case of Defense Contracting13. Michael A. Rapps: Assessing the Emergence of New Technologies: The Case of Compound Semiconductors14. Mary K. Knudson and Vernon W. Ruttan: The Management of Research and Development of a Biological Innovation15. Raghu Garud and Andrew H. Van de Ven: Technological Innovation and Industry Emergence: The Case of Cochlear ImplantsSection VI: Studies of Adoption of Innovation16. Alfred A. Marcus and Mark J. Weber: Externally-Induced Innovation17. Karin M. Lindquist and John J. Mauriel: Depth and Breadth in Innovation Implementation: The Case of School-Based Management18. John M. Bryson and William D. Roering: Mobilizing Innovation Efforts: The Case of Government Strategic PlanningSection VII: Analyzing and Interpreting the Studies19. Charles C. Manz, David T. Bastien, Todd J. Hostager and George L. Shapiro: Leadership and Innovation: A Longitudinal Process View20. Marshall Scott Poole and Andrew H. Van de Ven: Toward a General Theory of Innovation Processes21. Harold L. Angle and Andrew H. Van de Ven: Suggestions for Managing the Innovation JourneyIndexAbout the Contributors

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"The Minnesota Studies is a landmark work. First published in 1989, it successfully addresses the typical methodological limitations of the majority of innovation research, producing an amazing array of insights that we take for granted today. The strength of the book is that it reports onan integrated stream of high quality innovation research ... [and] addresses the fundamental concepts of innovation rather than blind prescriptions about how to innovate. Academics designing research should be acquainted with this and with subsequent journal articles as a model for innovationresearch. ... the first printing was ahead of its time."--The Journal of Product Innovation Management