eBook Innovation And Growth: What Do We Know?, 1st Edition

  • Published By: World Scientific Publishing Company
  • ISBN-10: 9814343552
  • ISBN-13: 9789814343558
  • DDC: 658.4012
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 196 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released December 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013
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This book, written entirely by faculty at the Olin Business School, Washington University in St. Louis, provides a variety of practical and implementable perspectives on innovation for managers. In addition, the book contains chapters that provide reviews of the academic research on innovation in the faculty members specific areas of expertise. In taking this multifunctional approach to innovation, the focus of the book is not just on what is currently considered to be best practice. Rather, it is on bringing to managers the cutting-edge knowledge that is being generated by academic research that goes beyond current best practice.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Innovation: An Overview.
2: The Academic Research on Innovation.
3: Innovation: A Review of Research in Organizational Behavior.
4: Managing Innovation Processes and New Product Development Projects: Operations and Marketing Research Perspectives.
5: Innovation and Finance: A Survey.
6: Innovation Perspectives for Managers.
7: Creating a Climate for Business Innovation: Guidelines for Leaders.
8: Unblocking Innovation: Breaking the Shackle of Assumptions.
9: Contracting for Innovation.
10: R&D Mythbusters.