The Future of Work in Asia and Beyond: A Technological Revolution or Evolution?
Frugal Innovation: A Global Research Companion
Finance, Innovation and Geography: Harnessing Knowledge Dynamics in German Biotechnology
The Cultural Side of Innovation: Adding Values
Muhammad Khurram Khan, Muhammad Babar Khan
April 28, 2020
This book provides valuable insights into the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) through a comprehensive examination of Saudi Vision 2030, an ambitious economic plan by the KSA to reinvent and diversify its economy from a heavy dependence on hydrocarbon to knowledge-based resources. Research, Innovation...
Ewa Lechman, Magdalena Popowska
April 03, 2020
This book offers broad evidence on how new information and communication technologies (ICT) impact social development and contribute to social welfare. Its aim is to show how new technological solutions may contribute to society’s welfare by encouraging new ‘socially responsible’ initiatives and...
Alan R. Nankervis, Julia Connell, John Burgess
March 31, 2020
The Future of Work in Asia and Beyond presents the findings and associated implications arising from a collaborative research study conducted on the potential impact of the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR – or Industry 4.0) on the labour markets, occupations and associated future workforce...
Seppo Poutanen, Anne Kovalainen, Petri Rouvinen
December 05, 2019
"Uberization," "digitalization," "platform economy," "gig economy," and "sharing economy" are some of the buzzwords that characterize the current intense discussions about the development of the economy and work around the world, among both experts and laypersons. Immense changes in the ways goods...
Adela J. McMurray, Gerrit A. de Waal
December 05, 2019
Customers are increasingly seeking "low-cost, high-quality" or what is known as frugal products that meet the buyer’s needs while reducing the associated cost of ownership. This book examines the developing principles and theories of frugal innovations across the globe. The authors identify frugal...
Peter Lund-Thomsen, Michael Wendelboe Hansen, Adam Lindgreen
October 18, 2019
Business and Development Studies: Issues and Perspectives provides a comprehensive collection of cutting-edge theoretical and empirical contributions to the emerging field of business and development studies. Compared to more traditional business-school accounts of business in developing countries...
Felix C. Müller
April 30, 2019
The overarching aim of Finance, Innovation and Geography: Harnessing Knowledge Dynamics in German Biotechnology is to explore linkages between geographies of finance and relational geographies of innovation. This is achieved by questioning how investment activities affect the unfolding of...
March 26, 2019
Offering proof-of-concept (POC) to inventors is often a difficult task for most Technology Transfer Offices (TTOs). Through an in-depth analysis of 15 years of IP portfolio management by Oxford University Innovation (OUI), this book identifies the salient aspects of the technology transfer...
Aybars Tuncdogan, Adam Lindgreen, Henk Volberda, Frans van den Bosch
March 21, 2019
Strategic Renewal is an original research anthology offering insight into a subject area which, although critical for the sustained success of organizations, has received relatively little attention as distinct from the more general phenomenon of strategic change. Firstly, by providing a summary of...
March 19, 2019
This book looks at service innovation, service industries, and innovation performance in services. It seeks a broader explanation and understanding of services, service innovation and its performance, and the future of service innovation in different service industries. In addition, it discusses...
Elisabeth B. Reynolds, Ben Ross Schneider, Ezequiel Zylberberg
March 19, 2019
Since the early 2000s, state-led and innovation-focused strategies have characterized the approach to development pursued in countries around the world, such as China, India, and South Korea. Brazil, the largest and most industrialized economy in Latin America, demonstrates both the opportunities...
February 20, 2019
In most discussions about the knowledge-based economy, innovation is associated or even equated with technology, while culture’s influence is ignored. Innovation is however embedded in cultural and social contexts, and neglecting these crucial contexts may impede an innovation’s diffusion—and...