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The Handbook of Technology and Innovation Management

Book Description

This timely handbook represents the latest thinking in the field of technology and innovation management, with an up-to-date overview of the key developments in the field.

  • The editor provides with a critical, introductory essay that establishes the theoretical framework for studying technology and innovation management

  • The book will include 15-20 original essays by leading authors chosen for their key contribution to the field

  • These chapters chart the important debates and theoretical issues under 3 or 4 thematic headings

  • The handbook concludes with an essay by the Editor highlighting the emergent issues for research

  • The book is targeted as a handbook for academics as well as a text for graduate courses in technology and innovation management

Table of Contents

  1. Copyright
  2. Preface
  3. List of Contributors
  4. Editor's Introduction
  5. References
  6. The Evolution Of Technology, Markets, And Industry
    1. Technology and Industry Evolution
      1. The Life cycle Phenomenon
      2. Empirical Regularities
      3. Theoretical Perspectives
      4. Directions For Future Research
    2. References
    3. The Evolution of Markets: Innovation Adoption, Diffusion, Market Growth, New Product Entry, and Competitor Responses
      1. Introduction
      2. Diffusion of Innovation/Market Growth
      3. New Product Entry Strategy and Competitor Response
      4. Implications for Management of New Products
      5. Future Research
    4. References
  7. The Development and Introduction of New Products
    1. Understanding Customer Needs
      1. Introduction
      2. The Languages of Customer Needs
      3. Customer Needs in the Innovation Process
      4. Identifying Customer Needs
      5. Future Research Directions
      6. Conclusion
    2. References
    3. Product Development as a Problem-solving Process
      1. Product Development Research: Intellectual Heritage
      2. Product Development as a Problem-Solving Process
      3. The Problem-Solving Process
      4. The Organizational Context of Product Development Problem Solving
      5. Concluding Remarks: Past Research and Future Directions
    4. References
    5. Managing the 'Unmanageables' of Sustained Product Innovation
      1. Structuring the Activities of Innovation
      2. Discussion
    6. References
  8. The Management and Organization of Innovation
    1. Rival Interpretations of Balancing Exploration and Exploitation: Simultaneous or Sequentia?
      1. Rival Interpretations of Balance
      2. Toward an Integrative Framework
      3. Discussion
    2. References
    3. R&D Project Selection and Portfolio Management: A Review of the Past, a Description of the Present, and a Sketch of the Future
      1. Introduction
      2. Project Evaluation Models
      3. Portfolio Selection
      4. Lessons from the Field
      5. Future Directions
      6. Conclusion
    4. References
    5. Managing the Innovative Performance of Technical Professionals
      1. Internal Motivation for Enhancing Innovative, Creative Performance
      2. Psychological Need-Based Models of Motivation
      3. Motivational Task Dimensions
    6. References
  9. Technology Strategy
    1. The Economics and Strategy of Standards and Standardization
      1. The Importance of Standards
      2. Definitions
      3. Standards and Standardization
      4. The Economics and Strategy of Standardization
      5. Nonmarket Processes of Standardization
      6. Long-Run Issues in Standardization
      7. Conclusions
    2. References
    3. Intellectual Property and Innovation
      1. Introduction
      2. Trends in the Publication of IP-Related Articles, 1986–2006
      3. Why is Interest in IP Growing within the Academic Community?
      4. Additional Insights from Highly-Cited Articles
      5. Conclusion
    4. References
    5. Orchestrating Appropriability: Towards an Endogenous View of Capturing Value from Innovation Investments
      1. Introduction
      2. Appropriability and Firm Strategy
      3. Endogenous Appropriability Mechanisms: Implications for Strategy
      4. The Potential Costs of Complementary Assets When IP is Separately Owned
      5. Orchestrating Appropriability
      6. Conclusion
    6. References
    7. Individual Collaborations, Strategic Alliances and Innovation: Insights from the Biotechnology Industry
      1. Introduction
      2. The Biotechnology Industry: Previous Research Findings
      3. The Biotechnology Industry: The View FROM Within THE Industry
      4. Discussion
      5. Future Research
      6. Conclusion
    8. References
  10. Who Innovates?
    1. Technology-Based Entrepreneurship
      1. New Venture Origins
      2. Resource Assembly
      3. Strategizing
      4. Growth and Liquidity
      5. Concluding Thoughts
    2. References
    3. Knowledge Spillover Entrepreneurship and Innovation in Large and Small Firms
      1. Introduction
      2. Where Does Opportunity Come From?
      3. The Innovation Paradox
      4. The Knowledge Spillover Theory OF Entrepreneurship
      5. Conclusions
    4. References
    5. The Financing of Innovation
      1. Introduction
      2. Research and Development as Investment
      3. Theoretical Background
      4. Testing for Financial Constraints
      5. Small Firms, Startup Finance, and Venture Capital
      6. Conclusions
    6. References
    7. The Contribution of Public Entities to Innovation and Technological Change
      1. Coherent Systems of Institutions
      2. The Contribution of Public Entities to the Supply of Ideas
      3. The Contributions of the Nonprofit Sector
      4. The Contribution of Universities
      5. The Contribution of Government Laboratories
      6. Conclusions
    8. References
  11. Index