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The Handbook of Technology and Innovation Management

  • ID: 2213277
  • Book
  • October 2008
  • Region: Global
  • 504 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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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.

Under the separate but related headings of the evolution of technology, markets, and industry; the development and introduction of new products; the management and organization of innovation; technology strategy; and who innovates; leading scholars contribute essays that chart the important debates and emergent issues in the complex field of technology and innovation management.

The need for this treatment has become increasingly apparent as more research, debates, and courses have converged around understanding how technological innovation impacts on growth and how organizations can achieve more sustainable performance by better management of technologies & innovation pocesses.

Faculty and researchers in technology and innovation management, entrepreneurship, operations management, marketing, and strategic management will welcome this state–of–the–art reference source, edited by one of the leading scholars 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 16 original essays by leading authors chosen for their key contribution to the field
  • These chapters chart the important debates and theoretical issues under five thematic headings
  • The book is targeted as a handbook for academics as well as a text for graduate courses in technology and innovation management
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List of Contributors.

Editor s Introduction.

Part I The Evolution of Technology, Markets, and Industry.

1 Technology and Industry Evolution (Rajshree Agarwal and Mary Tripsas).

2 The Evolution of Markets: Innovation Adoption, Diffusion, Market Growth, New Product Entry, and Competitor Responses (Venkatesh Shankar).

Part II The Development and Introduction of New Products.

3 Understanding Customer Needs (Barry L. Bayus).

4 Product Development as a Problem–solving Process (Christian Terwiesch).

5 Managing the Unmanageables of Sustained Product Innovation (Deborah Dougherty).

Part III The Management and Organization of Innovation.

6 Rival Interpretations of Balancing Exploration and Exploitation: Simultaneous or Sequential (Eric L. Chen and Riitta Katila).

7 R&D Project Selection and Portfolio Management: A Review of the Past, a Description of the Present, and a Sketch of the Future (D. Brunner, L. Fleming, A. MacCormack, and D. Zinner).

8 Managing the Innovative Performance of Technical Professionals (Ralph Katz).

Part IV Technology Strategy.

9 The Economics and Strategy of Standards and Standardization (Shane Greenstein and Victor Stango).

10 Intellectual Property and Innovation (Rosemarie H. Ziedonis).

11 Orchestrating Appropriability: Towards an Endogenous View of Capturing Value from Innovation Investments (Henry Chesbrough).

12 Individual Collaborations, Strategic Alliances and Innovation: Insights from the Biotechnology Industry (Paul Almeida, Jan Hohberger, and Pedro Parada).

Part V Who Innovates?

13 Technology–Based Entrepreneurship (David H. Hsu).

14 Knowledge Spillover Entrepreneurship and Innovation in Large and Small Firms (David B. Audretsch).

15 The Financing of Innovation (Bronwyn H. Hall).

16 The Contribution of Public Entities to Innovation and Technological Change (Maryann P. Feldman and Dieter F. Kogler).


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