The Management Of Technological Innovation: An International And Strategic Approach

Paperback | March 12, 2008

byMark Dodgson, David M. Gann, Ammon Salter

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The Management of Technological Innovation (MTI) is one of the most important challenges facing businesses today. Innovation has become the fundamental driver of competitiveness for firms of all sizes in virtually all business sectors and nations.The first edition of this book has become one of the most popular texts for students of innovation and technology management. This new edition sees David Gann and Ammon Salter join Mark Dodgson as authors, drawing on their combined experience of 60 years of researching and teaching MTI. It combinesthe most relevant theoretical analysis with contemporary and historical empirical evidence to provide a comprehensive, yet concise and readable, guide to the challenges of MTI.By explaining the innovation process the book reveals the broad scope of MTI and its importance for company survival, growth and sustainability. It describes how MTI has to be managed strategically and how this is successfully achieved by formulating and implementing strategy and delivering value.Chapters provide frameworks, tools and techniques, and case studies on managing: innovation strategy, communities, and networks, RandD, design and new product and service development, operations and production, and commercialization.Based on robust analysis, the book provides a wide range of empirical evidence from a huge diversity of case studies, with around fifty case studies newly written for this edition. It analyses MTI in all parts of the world, in companies large and small, and in services, manufacturing, andresource-based business sectors.This new edition has been fully revised and updated to reflect the latest teaching and research, and to ensure its continuing relevance to the contemporary world of MTI. It will be an important resource for academics, students, and managers throughout the world, is a recommended text for students ofinnovation and technology management at postgraduate and undergraduate level, and is particularly valuable for MBA courses.

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The Management of Technological Innovation (MTI) is one of the most important challenges facing businesses today. Innovation has become the fundamental driver of competitiveness for firms of all sizes in virtually all business sectors and nations.The first edition of this book has become one of the most popular texts for students of in...

Mark Dodgson is Director of the Technology and Innovation Management Centre at University of Queensland Business School and Visiting Professor at Imperial College Business School London. He was previously Senior Fellow at the Science and Technology Policy Research Unit at the University of Sussex (1985-93), and Professor of Managem...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:304 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.87 inPublished:March 12, 2008Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199208530

ISBN - 13:9780199208531

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Table of Contents

1. Managing Technological Innovation2. Innovation Processes3. Innovation Strategy4. Networks and Communities of Innovation5. Research and Development6. Design and New Product and Service Development7. Operations8. Delivering Value9. Future Challenges