Innovation : Management, Policy & Practice

Articles from Vol. 13, No. 1, April

A Conceptual Framework for Innovation: An Application to Human Resource Management Policies in Australia
ABSTRACTThis paper explores the concept of innovation within the fi eld of organizational innovation. The aim is to offer a theoretical framework for human resource management policies to extend their goal domains from labour productivity and organizational...
A Multilevel Growth Assessment of the Diffusion of Management Innovation Nested in State Levels: The Case of US Local Economic Development Programs
ABSTRACTThe practice of local public programs is an interesting topic for the study of the diffusion of management innovation. Based on previous research on the diffusion of innovative policy in state governments, this research employs a panel design...
A Short Note on Corporate Venturing for Technology Acquisition
ABSTRACTThis study explores the effective practices for technology acquisition in external corporate venture (CV) in Australasia. The study contributes to practice by exploring managerial challenges that define the technology acquisition process for...
Behavioural Additionality in the Context of Regional Innovation Policy in Spain
ABSTRACTThis paper analyses the impact of R&D public funding on the technological cooperation between manufacturing fi rms in the period from 1998 to 2005. Special attention is paid to the different levels of government-promoted innovation policies,...
Beyond Patents: Effective Intellectual Property Strategy in Biotechnology
ABSTRACTDispelling the linear view of intellectual property protection in biotechnology, intellectual property (IP) and patents are almost synonymous in the biotechnology industry. In this innovation-intensive industry, it is unsurprising that patents...
Exploring Innovation
Exploring innovation David Smith (2006) ISBN 13-978-007710861-8; 315 pages +xvi; McGraw Hill Education, Berkshire, UKFierce competition in the global market has made innovation and differentiation a necessity for every company. Innovation is considered...
Informal Ways to Protect Intellectual Property (IP) in KIBS Businesses
ABSTRACTKnowledge intensive business services (KIBS) play a key role in the innovation system as carriers, sources and facilitators of innovation. Thus, there is a real need for improved intellectual property (IP) protection in the case of the KIBS enterprises....
Technology Embeddedness, Innovation Differentiation Strategies and Firm Performance: Evidence from Chinese Manufacturing Firms
ABSTRACTChinese manufacturing firms have been pursuing strategic upgrading from traditional low-cost manufacturing strategies to innovation differentiation strategies since China's reforming and opening. Under such research backgrounds, using data from...
The Market Orientation-Innovation-Success Relationship: The Role of Internationalization Strategy
ABSTRACTThis paper is focused on how relationships between market orientation strategy, innovation and business success could differ in an international context. The article develops a theoretical framework as an overview to the main relationships between...
Unintended Consequences of Innovation Policy Programmes: Social Evaluation of Technological Projects Programme in Croatia
ABSTRACTThe paper presents empirical results of social evaluation of the first innovation policy programme, technology projects (TEST), in Croatia to identify and explain the main bottlenecks of the programme and put them in perspective in terms of the...

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