Responsible Innovation

Responsible Innovation

by Philippe de Woot


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781783534432
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 01/31/2016
Pages: 100
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Philippe de Woot is Emeritus Professor at Louvain Catholic University in Belgium, where he taught Business Policy, Strategic Management and Business Ethics. He has led multidisciplinary research in these fields and is still actively committed to the research and promotion of Corporate Social Responsibility. He is the author of many books and articles on these subjects. He is a former Dean of Louvain School of Management and has taught at INSEAD as an invited professor in the Avira Program. He has been Consultant or Director of various European multinational corporations. He is a member of the Royal Academy of Belgium, the International Academy of Management and the European Academy for Arts and Sciences. He is Correspondent of the Institut de France.

Table of Contents


Chapter 1: Innovation at the heart of the economy

The decisive competitive weapon

The collective entrepreneur: increased innovative power

Entrepreneurial chain and corporate culture

Racing ahead and temporary monopolies

Chapter 2: Innovation, fairness and the common good

Woe to the vanquished: creative destruction

Prometheus or the ambiguity of economic and technical creativity

Power over the future in an ethical and political vacuum

Chapter 3: Responsible innovation

The entrepreneurial imperative

Turning creativity into progress

Creativity and progress

A more societal focus of creative capacity

Ethics, politics and the technosciences

Social innovations

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