Managing Technological Innovation: Competitive Advantage from Change [NOOK Book]

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Citing numerous case studies that illustrate the most successful approaches and analyzing those that did not succeed, Betz addresses basic concerns such as the ways in which technological innovation occurs and the concepts and techniques through which it can best be managed. He moves on to more specific challenges, such as the need to manage advances in software-based service technologies and the integration of service and manufacturing technologies. These issues are linked the with the need to integrate ...
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Managing Technological Innovation: Competitive Advantage from Change

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Overview

Citing numerous case studies that illustrate the most successful approaches and analyzing those that did not succeed, Betz addresses basic concerns such as the ways in which technological innovation occurs and the concepts and techniques through which it can best be managed. He moves on to more specific challenges, such as the need to manage advances in software-based service technologies and the integration of service and manufacturing technologies. These issues are linked the with the need to integrate organizational change with technological change and to use new technological tools to manage the new technologies. In this new volume, Frederick Betz addresses industrial technology issues from two different perspectives: management concepts and technical concepts, distinguishes between the technology management needs of government and industry, provides a contemporary overview of MOT from one of its original creators, clarifies complex issues and helps the reader visualize future MOT problems, and describes economic development in the historical context of scientific change.
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Looks at recent factors influencing the way technology is managed, addresses how technological innovation occurs, discusses concepts and techniques for managing innovation, and examines specific challenges, such as the need to manage advances in software-based service technologies and the integration of service and manufacturing technologies. These issues are linked with the need to integrate organizational change with technological change and the use of new tools to manage new technologies. Includes chapter case studies, summaries, and discussion questions. For managers and engineers in business and government. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780470927571
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 2/9/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 384
  • Sales rank: 1,151,885
  • File size: 6 MB

Meet the Author

FREDERICK BETZ, PhD, is a professor in the Department of Management of Technological Systems at the University of Maryland University College (UMUC) in College Park.
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Table of Contents

Preface
1 Scope of Management of Technology 1
2 Industrial Structure 19
3 Technology 38
4 Industrial Dynamics 53
5 Science and Technology Infrastructure 73
6 Innovation Logic 92
7 Technology in Business 103
8 Technology and Competition 116
9 Integrating Organizational and Technology Change 129
10 Managing with Technology 144
11 Technology Forecasting and Planning 159
12 Technical Project Management 184
13 High-Tech New Ventures 204
14 Entrepreneurship 224
15 Engineering Function 239
16 Research Function 252
17 Designing Product 278
18 Producing Product 298
19 Integrating Technology and Business Strategy 313
20 Environment and Sustainable Economy 333
Bibliography 344
Index 357
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