eBook Handbook of Research on Driving Competitive Advantage through Sustainable, Lean, and Disruptive Innovation, 1st Edition

  • Latif Al-Hakim
  • Xiaobo Wu
  • Andy Koronios
  • Yongyi Shou
  • Published By: Business Science Reference
  • ISBN-10: 1522501363
  • ISBN-13: 9781522501367
  • DDC: 658.4
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 743 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2016 | Published/Released November 2016
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2016
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This book features theoretical development and empirical research in social media platforms, internet usage, big data analytics, and smart computing, as well as other areas of organizational innovation. Highlighting implementation challenges facing innovative processes, this publication is a critical reference source for researchers, students, professionals, managers, and decision makers interested in novel strategies being employed by organizations in an effort to improve their standings on the global market.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Advances in Business Strategy and Competitive Advantage (ABSCA) Book Series.
Titles in this Series.
List of Contributors.
Table of Contents.
Detailed Table of Contents.
Theories, Strategies, and Emerging Concepts.
1: Technology Innovation Adoption Theories.
2: Lean Thinking and the Innovation Process.
3: Lean Thinking via Business Intelligence Technologies and Innovation Process.
4: Multiplex Waves in the Planning of Innovation Processes in Business Systems.
5: Innovative Strategies, Feedbacks, Leaning, and Change.
6: Competitive Advantage, Open Innovation, and Dynamic Capabilities: Is Sanofi Employing an Open Innovation Strategy?.
7: Promoting Lean Innovation for SMEs: A Mexican Case.
Barriers and Challenges.
8: The Barriers to Innovation Diffusion: The Case of GM Food in Sri Lanka.
9: Challenges to Firms’ Collaborative Innovation Facing he Innovation Babel Tower.
10: Low Carbon Energy Innovations Systems in Natural Resource Rich Developing Countries: The Case of Brazil.
11: How Do LCD Innovations Differ? Challenges and Specificities of Low Carbon Technologies and Energy Systems.
12: Building Innovation Systems for Small-Scale Agricultural Activities in Sub-Saharan Africa: Key Success Factors.
13: Identifying Nanotechnological Systems of Innovation: Developing Indicators as a Tool to Support Nanotechnology Innovation Policy in Brazil.
14: Innovation and Intellectual Property Rights: The Case of Soybean Seeds in Argentina and the United States.
15: Challenges for Innovation Due to Firm Size: The Case of Brazilian Industrial Firms.
16: Higher Education, Technological Change, and Local Development: Experiences and Challenges in Cuban Context.
Empirical and Statistical Studies.
17: Data Science and Big Data Analytics in Financial Services: A Case Study.
18: Learning and Innovation in Multinational Companies from Emerging Economies: The Case of CEMEX.
19: International R&D Collaboration in High Tech: The Challenges of Jet Fighter Development Partnerships in Emerging Economies.
20: Innovation in the Health System: Evidences from Brazilian Local Production and Innovation Systems.
21: Shared Electronic Health Records as Innovation: An Australian Case.
22: Antecedents of Collaborative Arrangements in the Innovation and Production System.
23: The Effect of Organizational Slack on Innovation Performance: An Empirical Study of High-Tech Industry in China.
24: Exploring the Impact of University-Industry Linkages on Firms’ Innovation: Empirical Evidence from Mexico.
25: Characteristics of Innovation in the Arabic Countries.
Compilation of References.
About the Contributors.