Innovation Journey / Edition 1

Innovation Journey / Edition 1

by Andrew Van de Ven
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Oxford University Press


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Innovation Journey / Edition 1

The Innovation Journey presents the results of a major longitudinal study that examined the process of innovation from concept to implementation of new technologies, products, processes, and administrative arrangements. Its findings call into question most of the explanations of the innovation process that have been proposed in the past.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 2900195341002
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 01/29/2008
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 440
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

About the Author

Andrew H. Van de Ven is Vernon H. Heath Professor of Organizational Innovation and Change in the Carlson School of Management of the University of Minnesota. He was 2000-2001 President of the Academy of Management and is a Fellow of the Academy of Management.

Douglas E. Polley is Professor of Management at St. Cloud State University.

Raghu Garud is Alvin H. Clemens Professor of Management & Organization at Smeal College of Business and Research Director of the Farrell Center for Corporate Innovation and Entrepreneurship, both at Pennsylvania State University.

S. Venkataraman is MasterCard Professor of Business Administration at the Darden School of Business, University of Virginia, and Research Director of The Batten Institute.

Table of Contents

Foreword William E. Coyne vii

Preface ix

1 Introduction and Overview 3

Part I The Process Model

2 Mapping the Innovation Journey 21

3 Learning the Innovation Journey 67

4 Leading the Innovation Journey 95

5 Managing Relationships during the Innovation Journey 125

6 Building an Infrastructure for the Innovation Journey 149

7 Cycling the Innovation Journey 181

Part II Cases in Different Organizational Settings

8 The Innovation Journey within an Internal Corporate Structure: The 3M Cochlear Implant Case 223

9 The Innovation Journey in an Interorganizational Joint Venture: The Therapeutic Apheresis Case 291

10 The Innovation Journey in a New Company Start-Up: The Qnetics Case 335

Bibliography 383

Index 403

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