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.

Environmental Innovation And Firm Performance

Author: Javier Amores Salvadó
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 1137264047
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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.

Innovation And Firm Performance

Author: Bettina Peters
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9783790820263
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Innovation And Firm Performance. The process of firms’ growth – in terms of productivity or employment – is a major concern of policy makers. In this context, innovations are considered to play a crucial role in stimulating firms’ performance. This book investigates this general hypothesis by looking at three topics: 1. Does innovation lead to an increase in employment growth? 2. Does innovation boost labour productivity? 3. Does innovation in one period improve innovation performance in subsequent periods?

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.

Employee Driven Innovation

Author: Steen Høyrup
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 1137014768
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Employee Driven Innovation. Presents research in Employee-Driven Innovation, an emergent field of study that meets the demand for exploiting new innovative potentials in organizations. There is a growing interest in creating new knowledge in innovation, emphasizing human resources and social processes. The authors intend to take the global lead in research on these areas.

Strategic Management Of Innovation And Design

Author: Pascal Le Masson
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1139915592
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Strategic Management Of Innovation And Design. There is now widespread agreement that innovation holds the key to future economic and social prosperity in developed countries. Experts studying contemporary capitalism also agree that the battle against unemployment and relocations can only be won through innovation. But what kind of innovation is required and what is the best way to manage, steer and organize it? Grounded on experiences of innovative firms and based on recent design theories, this book argues that instead of relying on traditional R&D and project management techniques, the strategic management of innovation must be based on innovative design activities. It analyses and explains new management principles and techniques that deal with these activities, including innovation fields, lineages, C-K (Concept-Knowledge) diagrams and design spaces. The book is ideal for advanced courses in innovation management in industrial design schools, business schools, engineering schools, as well as managers looking to improve their practice.

The Impact Of Management Practices And Organizational Structure On Firm Performance

Author: Stefan Jelinek
Publisher: GRIN Verlag
ISBN: 3640778634
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The Impact Of Management Practices And Organizational Structure On Firm Performance. Diploma Thesis from the year 2007 in the subject Business economics - Industrial Management, grade: 1,3, LMU Munich (Information, Organisation und Management / und CDTM), language: English, abstract: "The most significant factor in America, leading to high production at low cost, is efficient management." This quotation is not from a longitudinal, empirical study, but it is stated by the British Productivity Council in the context of the Marshal Plan - the Anglo - American productivity mission in 1951. Hence, one question might be: Is there indeed a strong link between management practices and firm performance? Further questions might be: How American management practices rank compared with European or Asian management practices? What role plays organizational structure? Are there interacted effects between management practices and organizational structure? Insights into the impact of management practices and organizational structure on firm performance are mainly based on theories. Consequently, there is a strong motivation to measure management practices and organizational structure across countries and cultures to verify theoretical hypotheses with empirical data. This paper sheds some empirical light on these topics as well as on the distribution of management practices and organizational structures across countries and industries. This paper brings a unique data set with more than 3500 management interviews to document and analyze the influence of management practices and organizational structure on firm performance (Bloom 2010). Furthermore, the role and impact of organizational change can be obtained and compared to a strand of literature. This paper relates to a number of strands in the literature. It builds on and extends the paper of Nick Bloom and John van Reenen (2007) "Measuring and explaining management practices across countries and industries." Furthermore, this paper is related to the paper of Marianne Bertrand and Antoinette Schoar (2003), "Mana

Innovation And Firm Performance

Author: A. Kleinknecht
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 023059588X
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Innovation And Firm Performance. The emergence of new firm-level data, including the European Community Innovation Survey (CIS), has led to a surge of studies on innovation and firm behaviour. This book documents progress in four interrelated fields: · investigation of the use of new indicators of innovation output · investigation of determinants of innovative behaviour · the role of spillovers, the public knowledge infrastructure and research and development collaboration · The impact of innovation on firm performance Written by an international group of contributors, the studies are based on agriculture and the manufacturing and service industries in Europe and Canada and provide new insights into the driving forces behind innovation.

Product Development Strategy

Author: Mina Tajvidi
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 1137501391
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Product Development Strategy. Product Development Strategy provides a concise theoretical and analytical discussion relating to the theory and practice of strategy, innovation capacity, and entrepreneurial performance. The book discusses an innovative perspective which provides a practical insight into the field of product development strategy.