Innovation : Management, Policy & Practice

Articles from Vol. 14, No. 2, June

Exploring and Exploiting External Knowledge: The Effect of Sector and Firm Technological Intensity
This paper analyses whether the technological environment in which firms operate conditions the opening up of the innovation process, or whether it is the firm's R&D efforts, regardless of the sector it operates in, that determine to a greater extent...
Innovation Analysis and Game Theory: A Review
In this paper we review game theory and innovation related papers published in the period of 1985-2010. We divide our review into three levels of innovation games: 1) intra-organizational games, which are played within the firm and main players are an...
Investigating Innovation Management Practices in Iranian Organizations
The aim of this study is threefold. First to explore the extent to which innovation practices and activities are implemented in Iranian organizations. Second, given special conditions of Iran to find out what factors currently form the main drivers and...
Managing Innovation in the Creative Industries - A Cultural Production Innovation Perspective
The objective of this study is to identify cultural production innovations and explore the related innovation necessary for further development in creative sectors. From our exploratory case study, we find that many innovations in the creative industries...
Multinational R&D in China: From Home-Country-Based to Host-Country-Based
Current research on multinational R&D assumes that main R&D is based in the home country and views overseas R&D as additional to the home base. However, case studies in China have found that the base itself is also internationalized. Besides...
Public Broadcasters and Innovation: A Contested Combination in Flanders
For long, Western European governments considered public broadcasters propellers of innovation in the media sector. Pointing at the decline of spectrum scarcity and other technological evolutions, private media companies and some scholars argue that...
The Bibliometric Structure of Spin-Off Literature
The spin-offphenomenon has received ample attention in the fields of entrepreneurship and innovation. In this paper I investigate the bibliometric structure of the literature on spin-offfirms. Bibliometric methods enable a fairly objective approach to...
The Entrepreneur's Perception on Information Technology Innovation Adoption: An Empirical Analysis of the Role of Precipitating Events on Usage Behavior
The Unified Theory of Acceptance and Use of Technology (UTAUT) is a fairly developed model. Like any model, however, it has limitations, mainly in its relationship between the intention and use behavior. This paper will attempt to explain the influence...
The Role of Training to Innovate in SMEs
The objective of this paper is to analyze the role of training to improve the knowledge required to innovate in SMEs. In particular, this research integrates the theoretical approaches of human resource management and knowledge management to focus on...