Managing innovation

Author: Joseph Tidd
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 047197076X
Release Date: 1997
Genre: Business & Economics

Innovation involves bringing new ideas into useideas that can lead to the development of new products of the introduction of new systems or methods. This book provides a balanced approach to the management of innovation and discusses organizational as well as technological issues.

Managing Innovation

Author: Joe Tidd
Publisher: Wiley
ISBN: 111836063X
Release Date: 2013-07-10
Genre: Business & Economics

Managing Innovation is an established, bestselling text for MBA, MSc and advanced undergraduate courses on innovation management, management of technology, new product development and entrepreneurship. It is also widely used by managers in both the services and manufacturing sectors. Now in its fifth edition, Managing Innovation has been fully revised and now comes with a fully interactive e-book housing an impressive array of videos, cases, exercises and tools to bring innovation to life. The book is also accompanied by the Innovation Portal at, which contains an extensive collection of additional digital resources for both lecturers and students. Features: The Research Notes and Views from the Front Line feature boxes strengthen the evidence-based and practical approach making this a must read for anyone studying or working within innovation The Innovation Portal is an essential resource for both student and lecturer and includes the Innovation Toolkit – a fully searchable array of practical innovation tools along with a compendium of cases, exercises, tools and videos The interactive e-book that accompanies the text provides enriched content to deepen the readers understanding of innovation concepts

Managing Innovation Design and Creativity

Author: Bettina von Stamm
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780470510667
Release Date: 2008-05-19
Genre: Business & Economics

Innovation is the major driving force in organisations today. With the rise of truly global markets and the intensifying competition for customers, employees and other critical resources, the ability to continuously develop successful innovative products, services, processes and strategies is essential. While creativity is the starting point for any kind of innovation, design is the process through which a creative idea or concept is translated into reality. Managing Innovation, Design and Creativity, 2nd Edition brings these three strands together in a discussion built around a collection of up-to-date case studies.

Managing Innovation in Healthcare

Author: James Barlow
Publisher: World Scientific Publishing Company
ISBN: 9781786341549
Release Date: 2016-12-05

Across the world, the demands placed on health systems are growing rapidly. Developed countries face the challenge of providing services to an ageing population with changing health needs, while countries with developing health systems must find ways of ensuring their populations are provided with access to healthcare. Innovative thinking is essential to meet these twin challenges, but innovation is both a cause and cure of many struggles in healthcare — we need it, but it is hard to manage and the introduction of new technology can lead to higher costs. Using real-life examples and case studies from around the world, this book introduces the latest thinking on understanding and managing healthcare innovation more effectively. It does this from the perspective of governments responsible for shaping health policy, healthcare organisations providing services and juggling competing demands, and from the perspective of the industries that supply the new drugs, devices and other technologies. Managing Innovation in Healthcare is the perfect accompaniment for MSc, PhD and MBA students on health policy, management and public health courses, as well as managers, consultants and policy makers involved in healthcare services in both the public and private sector.

Managing Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Technology Based Firms

Author: Michael J. C. Martin
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0471572195
Release Date: 1994-09-16
Genre: Technology & Engineering

Describes principles and methodologies necessary to build efficient and highly productive work systems in high tech organizations that must develop and deploy new products in a timely fashion with competitive advantage. Presents techniques applicable to small high tech consumer products or large complex systems requiring cost control, waste minimization and rapid product development. Stresses methodologies to be used for strategic advantage. Suggests diverse strategic plans and their pros and cons, depending on the product and markets.

Managing Innovation and Change

Author: Nigel King
Publisher: Cengage Learning EMEA
ISBN: 1861527837
Release Date: 2002
Genre: Business & Economics

This critical introduction discusses the origins of creativity, group approaches to innovation, managing innovative teams and how to manage organizations. By understanding the psychological principles, theories and techniques applied in these areas, managers can improve organizational strategies and their responses to change. In addition to managers and HR professionals, students of management and occupational psychology at undergraduate and MBA level will benefit from the clear and concise coverage of this important topic.

Managing Innovation in Japan

Author: Chihiro Watanabe
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 3540892729
Release Date: 2009-04-21
Genre: Science

This book summarizes highlights of the investigation of “An Elucidation of the Role of Institutional Systems in Characterizing Technology Development Trajectories – A Global Comparative Analysis of Manufacturing Technology and Information Te- nology in the Enhancement of Business Practice” supported by Grant-in-Aid for Scienti?c Research (S) by Japan’s Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology/Japan Society for Science Policy over the period 2002–2006. Background and objectives of the investigation are summarized as follows: (a) Japan ranks far below the level of the USA with respect to the development and utilization of information technology (IT) in the information society that emerged in the 1990s. (b) This can be attributed toa vicious cycle between Japan’s non-elastic institutions, insuf?cient utilization of the potential bene?ts of IT, and economic stagnation. (c) The source of such a vicious cycle can be derived from the fundamental d- ferences of the characterizing process of technology between manufacturing technology (MT) and IT during their diffusion processes. This investigation - tempted to elucidate this mechanism. Noteworthy ?ndings obtained include: (a) MT has been developed largely by the supply side and its functionality is - tablished during the stage of its supply to the market. In contrast, IT is strongly driven by the demand side and its functionality is created through diffusion in a self-propagating way. This contrast can be clearly observed in the dramatic advancement of Japan’s mobile phone industry in the late 1990s.

Managing Innovation

Author: John Ettlie
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781136383861
Release Date: 2007-06-07
Genre: Business & Economics

Managing Innovation: New Technology, New Products, and New Services in a Global Economy, 2nd Edition is devoted to providing a better understanding and better management of all of the causes and consequences of change that have technological implications in and around our global organizations. This text is a unique, original contribution and represents a significant alternative to the collection of chapters written by others. The second edition has new cases with a few classics from the first edition that have been retained in response to reader feedback. The key subjects that are included have been significantly updated and treated in greater depth. The number of chapters has been reduced from 12 to 10 so it is easy to adapt to almost any course or training on the subject in any discipline or to any audience. This exceptionally informative book provides a broad perspective on how technological change can be effectively managed in modern organizations. The text explains the conceptual frameworks supported by new and original case studies for start-up companies like, the complex challenges of managing international technology-based companies like NexPress (a joint venture of Kodak and Heidelberg) in the digital printing industry, and corporate sustainability using innovative new product technologies illustrated by the case of Evinrude’s launch of the E-tec® outboard motor. John E. Ettlie's three decades in the field of innovation as an instructor and researcher bring an exceptional perspective to this subject. His text is unique in its discussion of how technology has transformed the service sector. Few books on technology make the distinction between new offerings in manufacturing and the service sector which is emphasized in this text.

Managing Innovation and Change

Author: David Mayle
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 9781848605138
Release Date: 2006-08-10
Genre: Business & Economics

Building on the success of the Second Edition with 19 new chapters, Managing Innovation and Change showcases the best work of thinkers writing in this area and provides a coherent picture of key ideas and concepts to have emerged from this exciting field. Frequently radical and intentionally provocative in terms of topic and treatment, the book: Covers the increasing diversity of pressures to which modern enterprises are subjected Reviews some of the more persistent acronyms to which the art of management is increasingly prone Examines the nature of innovation Looks at the broader issues surrounding change Turns to those attributes of leadership which are consistent with the successful management of innovation and change

Managing Innovation and Change

Author: Jane Henry
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 0761966099
Release Date: 2002-05-24
Genre: Business & Economics

Praise for the First Edition: `an excellent range of subjects... this book challenges us to face ourselves and our own addictive patterns and to question how we may be colluding with the addictions of our client organisations.' - Management Education and Development Following on from its highly successful predecessor, Jane Henry brings together a distinguished group of international contributors who collectively represent a new approach to management. This work introduces the reader to key works on creativity, innovation and change, style, new approaches to learning, development and sustainability, enabling students and lecturers to obtain an overview of the area of managing innovation and change.

Managing Innovation in Construction

Author: Martyn Jones
Publisher: Thomas Telford
ISBN: 0727730029
Release Date: 2003
Genre: Technology & Engineering

Enhanced by a range of case studies from leading companies, theoretical discussions and research findings, Managing innovation in construction will be an invaluable resource for practitioners, academics, students and researchers in the areas of management and construction.

Managing Innovation and Change

Author: Professor Jon Clark
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1446232069
Release Date: 1995-11-16

Written specifically to meet the needs of students, this engaging book interweaves a fascinating case story with more general analysis to offer an ideal introduction to the processes and issues of managing organizational innovation and change. The story covers 10 years in the development of a major strategic initiative by Pirelli General - the creation and operation of an automated factory of the future'. Each chapter advances the story through a particular theme introduced by concise overviews of the main theories, concepts and debates in the literature, and concludes with questions for discussion. Key topics covered are: "strategy and structure" - the competitive environment, strategic decision-making, roles, relationships and tensions in a complex multinational; "human resource management and industrial relations" - greenfield versus brownfield' siting, flexibility, multi-skilling, single-union agreement, developing and implementing new HRM strategy; "technological innovation" - designing and implementing computer-integrated manufacturing (CIM), the challenges and problems of total automation; "total quality management "- introducing a culture of continuous improvement; and "managing strategic innovation" - continuity and change, leadership and culture, ideals and realities, learning in organizations.

Managing Innovation

Author: Bruce R. Guile
Publisher: National Academies
ISBN: NAP:11545
Release Date: 1988-01-01
Genre: Technology & Engineering

This book of case histories is devoted solely to service industries and the technologies that drive them, as told by those who have developed segments of these industries. The chapters cover innovations such as Federal Express's advanced system for package tracking, Citicorp's development of the Automated Teller Machine, AT&T's experience with mobile telephones, Bell & Howell's introduction of an automated automotive parts catalog, and the New York Stock Exchange's development of electronic trading. Some broader analyses discuss the interfaces between services technologies and manufacturing, operations research in services, and technology in professional services.

Managing Innovation

Author: Sven B. Lundstedt
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 9781483153629
Release Date: 2013-10-22
Genre: Business & Economics

Managing Innovation: The Social Dimensions of Creativity, Invention and Technology focuses on the relationship between inventions and innovations with industrial development and economic advancement. The book stresses the point that advancement in industries and economy can be more successful when these are in balance. Containing the works of various authors, the book proceeds by highlighting the social dimension of invention and innovation. The role of the government in the promotion of innovations and inventions is also noted. The book also reiterates the point that human factors have definitely affected innovation and productivity. This stance is supported by the discussion on a case study in labor-management cooperation. Inventions and innovations in the social dimension are also established to be related with industrial productivity. The book also touches upon how education has influenced the advancement of technology in Japan. The text is best suited to those who are interested in pushing the role of inventions and innovations in shaping the society.

Managing Innovation

Author: John C. Huber
Publisher: iUniverse
ISBN: 9780595202836
Release Date: 2001-11-01
Genre: Business & Economics

This book is filled with practical advice for inventors and managers. It charts the course from ideas and needs through selecting the best projects and turning them into successes. Also, the exclusive Inventor Profile is a powerful tool for identifying people with the most inventive potential. It comes from the most productive inventors in the U.S.. There are 45 figures and tables, all backed up with new methods of research and analysis. Yet the style is direct and highly readable.