The Contrary Forces of Innovation: An Ethnography of Innovation in the Food Industry by T. Hoholm

The Contrary Forces of Innovation: An Ethnography of Innovation in the Food Industry

byT. Hoholm

Hardcover | July 26, 2011

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The complexity and tensions of industrial innovation processes are fleshed out through the analysis of an intriguing case study from the food industry. Drawing together insights from multiple disciplines, this book shows the controversial nature of innovation processes. 

About The Author

THOMAS HOHOLM'S research focuses on processes of innovation, learning and knowledge within and across organizations. He has published ethnographic studies of innovation in the food industry, in healthcare, and in education. He is currently a Postdoctor at BI Norwegian School of Management, and has previously been a visiting researcher...

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Title:The Contrary Forces of Innovation: An Ethnography of Innovation in the Food IndustryFormat:HardcoverDimensions:304 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.04 inPublished:July 26, 2011Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan UKLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230283667

ISBN - 13:9780230283664

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Table of Contents

PART I
Understanding Innovation as Process
Constructing Ethnography
PART II
Introducing the Case StudyFermenting Fish: Innovation In Practice
PART III
An Analytic Scheme Of Innovation ProcessesThe Contrary Forces Of Innovation
Conclusion