Innovative Management And Firm Performance

Author: M. Jakšic
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 1137402229
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Innovative Management And Firm Performance. This book focuses on business firms as catalysts and agents of social and economic change, and explores the argument that sustainable development is the perfect opportunity for businesses to strengthen the evolving notion of corporate social responsibility, while achieving long-term growth through innovation, research and development.

Innovation Strategy And Firm Performance

Author: Nanja Strecker
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 3834994812
Size: 62.60 MB
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Innovation Strategy And Firm Performance. Nanja Strecker answers the question to what extend there is a relation between innovation strategy and a firm performance. The comprehensive empirical research consists of primary research complemented with secondary data and capital market data, making the outcome highly reliable.

Excellence In Innovation Management

Author: Markus Sattler
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9783834961587
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Excellence In Innovation Management. Markus Sattler reviews the predictors of successful innovation management on firm level with a meta-analytic approach. His findings suggest in that the role of knowledge management and an environment of learning are important success factors on which managers can have a substantial effect.

Environmental Innovation And Firm Performance

Author: Javier Amores Salvadó
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 1137264047
Size: 55.57 MB
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Environmental Innovation And Firm Performance. The links between a firm's competitiveness and the natural environment have been studied since the mid 90's. This volume explores, both theoretically and empirically, the relationships between environmental product innovation, green image and firm performance.

Supply Chain Integration Quality Management And Firm Performance In The Pork Processing Industry In China

Author: Jiqin Han
Publisher: Wageningen Academic Pub
ISBN: 9086861105
Size: 47.20 MB
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Supply Chain Integration Quality Management And Firm Performance In The Pork Processing Industry In China. Food quality incidents have made societal concerns on food safety grow worldwide. In the developed world, academics and practitioners explore food quality using a supply chain perspective. In transitional economies, such as China, this perspective is largely unexplored. This book addresses food quality and firm performance improvements through supply chain integration and quality management in China's pork processing industry.Data were collected from Chinese pork processing firms. This book shows the relationship between quality management practices and firm performance. Factors that influence firm performance include in-company quality management, supplier/customer quality management, employee involvement and integrated governance mechanisms.This book is a valuable resource for practitioners of meat processing enterprises, as well as academic researchers with an interest in the areas of agri-food supply chain governance, quality management and firm performance in transitional economies.

An Integrative Approach To Innovation Management

Author: Nicolas Zacharias
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 3834970425
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An Integrative Approach To Innovation Management. Nicole Zacharias identifies four different types of innovation orientation and shows that the most innovative companies are financially not the most successful. Furthermore, he investigates positive and negative customer responses to different dimensions of innovativeness as well as contingencies that might alter these linkages.

Innovation Management In Knowledge Intensive Business Services In China

Author: Shunzhong Liu
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 3642346766
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Innovation Management In Knowledge Intensive Business Services In China. In a knowledge-based economy, the development of a particular type of services, knowledge intensive business services (KIBS), becomes one of the characteristic trends in economic evolution. Current research focuses mainly on service innovation in developed countries, but little consideration is given to the situation in developing countries. Based on empirical research in the People’s Republic of China, this book aims to contribute to a better appreciation and understanding of the innovative characteristics of KIBSs in developing countries.

Determinants Of Innovative Behaviour

Author: Cees van Beers
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 0230285732
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Determinants Of Innovative Behaviour. A rich overview of current research on determinants of innovative behaviour. It is a unique work as it illuminates these from different perspectives such as, economics, management and psychology. Using several methods of analysis, it shows what specific determinants are predominant in explaining firm performance on innovation.

Trends And Research In The Decision Sciences

Author: Decision Sciences Institute
Publisher: FT Press
ISBN: 0133925536
Size: 45.64 MB
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Trends And Research In The Decision Sciences. Decision science offers powerful insights and techniques that help people make better decisions to improve business and society. This new volume brings together the peer-reviewed papers that have been chosen as the "best of the best" by the field's leading organization, the Decision Sciences Institute. These papers, authored by respected decision science researchers and academics from around the world, will be presented at DSI's 45th Annual Meeting in Tampa, Florida in November 2014. The first book of papers ever assembled by DSI, this volume describes recent methods and approaches in the decision sciences, with a special focus on how accelerating technological innovation is driving change in the ways organizations and individuals make decisions. These papers offer actionable insights for decision-makers of all kinds, in business, public policy, non-profit organizations, and beyond. They also point to new research directions for academic researchers in decision science worldwide.