The Management of Technological Innovation: An International and Strategic Approach

The Management of Technological Innovation: An International and Strategic Approach

by Mark Dodgson
     
 

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This book analyses the management of technological innovation by focusing both on the specific and general tasks that managers need to perform. It examines the specific issues of managing R&D, new product development, operations and production management, technological collaboration, and the commercialization process. It also considers the general issues of managing…  See more details below

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This book analyses the management of technological innovation by focusing both on the specific and general tasks that managers need to perform. It examines the specific issues of managing R&D, new product development, operations and production management, technological collaboration, and the commercialization process. It also considers the general issues of managing the complexity and systemic nature of technology, and the knowledge and learning needed in innovative firms. It argues that detailed attention needs to be paid to the broad contextual changes occurring in industry, management, and the innovation process, and to the continuing and profound changes brought about by globalization." "This text will be an important resource for academics, students, and managers throughout the world. It is a recommended text for students of technology management at postgraduate and undergraduate level, and is particularly valuable for MBA courses.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198775362
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
10/28/2000
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.90(d)

Meet the Author

Mark Dodgson is Director of the Technology and Innovation Management Centre at University of Queensland Business School and Visiting Professor at Imperial College Business School London.

He was previously Senior Fellow at the Science and Technology Policy Research Unit at the University of Sussex (1985-93), and Professor of Management and Executive Director of the National Graduate School of Management at the Australian National University (1993-2002).

Mark is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia. He is an International Fellow at the UK's Advanced Institute of Management Research.

He is the author of 10 books on innovation management and policy. Mark is a member of the Editorial Board of 8 academic journals, including Research Policy.

Mark is a Director of the TPD Group.
David Gann heads the Innovation and Entrepreneurship Group at Tanaka Business School (TBS), Imperial College London. He holds the Chair in Innovation and Technology Management jointly at TBS and the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering. He is responsible for a large research portfolio, with many projects involving collaborative agreements with firms and organisations in design, manufacturing, engineering, construction, ICT services and healthcare industries. He is Director of the EPSRC funded Innovation Studies Centre and the Innovation and Productivity Grand Challenge.

David is a member of the Advisory Panels of Computer Science Corporation and Laing O'Rourke. He is Chairman of the Think Play Do Group a spin-out company from Imperial College and University of Queensland. He holds an Honorary Professorship at the University of Queensland and is Visiting Professor at Southampton University. David is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts. Ammon Salter is a Reader at the Tanaka Business School, Imperial College London and a Ghoshal Research Fellow of the Advanced Institute of Management Research. He is the co-director of the EPSRC-funded Innovation Studies Centre. He holds a D.Phil. in Science and Technology Policy from SPRU - Science and Technology Policy Research at the University of Sussex. He worked at SPRU from 1998 to 2002, as part of the Complex Products and Systems Research Centre (CoPS).

Ammon's research has been sponsored by variety of governments, including HM Treasury, the Department of Trade and Industry, the European Commission, the Russell Group of Universities, and the Ove Arup Foundation. He also has worked closely with a range of industrial organizations, including Sun Microsystems, Arup, Ricardo and Atkins. He has published in a wide range of leading journals, including the Cambridge Journal of Economics, Strategic Management Journal, Industrial and Corporate Change and Research Policy.

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