Managing Technology and Innovation: An Introduction

Managing Technology and Innovation: An Introduction

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780415362290
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 12/01/2005
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 384
Product dimensions: 6.80(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Robert M. Verburg is Associate Professor of Organizational Psychology at the Faculty of Technology Policy and Management at Delft University of Technology. His current research interests include the strategic management of human resources, knowledge management, coordination mechanisms of mobile virtual work and management of technology.

Roland J. Ortt is Associate Professor of Technology Management at the Faculty of Technology, Policy and Management at Delft University of Technology. His current research interests focus on describing and explaining the patterns of development and diffusion of breakthrough technologies.

Willemijn M. Dicke is Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Technology, Policy and Management, Delft University of Technology. She is leader of the Public Values Program of the Next Generation Infrastructures Foundation. She has published on the safeguarding of public values in the utility sectors, issues of water management, the shifting public–private divide under conditions of globalization and on liberalization and privatization in utility sectors.

Table of Contents

Part 1: General Introduction Management of Technology Part 2: The Internal Organization of High Technology Firms Design of Technological Firms Human Resource Management for Advanced Technology Cost and Financial Accounting in High-Technology Firms Foundations for Successful High-Technology Marketing Part 3: The Management of Technology in the Society Managing the Dynamics of Technology in Modern Day Society Development and Diffusion of Breakthrough Communication Technologies Forecasting the Market Potential of New Products The Innovating Firm in a Societal Context Complex Decision Making in Multi-Actor Systems Part 4: Managing Innovation Corporate Strategy and Technology Innovation in Context Operation Management with System Dynamics Managing Knowledge Processes Part 5: Dilemmas and Strategies Making the Impossible Possible When Failure is Not an Option Managing Performance in Firms Management Dilemmas and Strategies in Practice

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