The Management of Innovation / Edition 1

The Management of Innovation / Edition 1

by Tom Burns, George M. Stalker, G. M. Stalker
     
 

The management of Innovation is one of the most influential books on organization theory and industrial sociology ever written. The main question it addresses--the relationship between an organization and its market and the technological environment--continues to preoccupy researchers and managers as innovation has even greater impact on organizational structures and… See more details below

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The management of Innovation is one of the most influential books on organization theory and industrial sociology ever written. The main question it addresses--the relationship between an organization and its market and the technological environment--continues to preoccupy researchers and managers as innovation has even greater impact on organizational structures and competitiveness.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198288787
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
08/28/1994
Edition description:
Rev. ed
Pages:
312
Product dimensions:
5.44(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.75(d)

Table of Contents

Preface to the Third Edition
1. Introduction; Part One: The External Circumstances; 2. The Organization of Innovation; 3. The Development of the Electronics Industry, and the Scottish Council's Scheme; 4. The Market Context; Part Two: Organization and Change
5. Management Structures and Systems; 6. Mechanisitic and Organic Systems of Management; 7. Working Organization, Political System, and Status Structure within the Concern; 8. The Laboratory and the Workshop; 9. Industrial Scientists and Managers: Problems of Power and Status
Part Three: Direction and the Shaping of Management Conduct: 10. The Men at the Top; 11. The Shaping of Work Relationships; 12. The Codes of Practice in Management Conduct; References; Index.

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