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Real-Life Examples: Lessons Learned from COINs

Peter A. Gloor

in Swarm Creativity: Competitive Advantage through Collaborative Innovation Networks

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195304121
eISBN:
9780199789771
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195304121.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

This chapter begins by expanding the discussion of creativity, collaboration, and communication processes introduced in Chapter 3 by adding two foundational elements: culture and technology. These ... More


Leadership

Jana Matthews and Jeff Dennis

in Lessons From the Edge: Survival Skills for Starting and Growing a Company

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195168259
eISBN:
9780199849734
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195168259.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

More often than not, entrepreneurs are more concerned with the innovation of products and selling and distributing these products when starting businesses. The leadership aspect is usually undermined ... More


Emilia-Romagna: From Civic Culture to Global Networks

Philip Cooke and Kevin Morgan

in The Associational Economy: Firms, Regions, and Innovation

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198290186
eISBN:
9780191684784
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198290186.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation, Political Economy

Although Emilia-Romagna is a rich region, it was not always so. It became so because of the willingness of its people to learn and change, to take advantage of an initial, long-established social ... More


Factors Affecting University Technology Transfer

Shiri M. Breznitz

in The Fountain of Knowledge: The Role of Universities in Economic Development

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780804789615
eISBN:
9780804791922
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804789615.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

In this chapter, we start by considering external university factors—historical and environmental. We then move to internal factors—culture, policy, and organization—and consider the literature on ... More


United Parcel Service, Inc.: Being “Constructively Dissatisfied”

Edward D. Hess

in Learn or Die: Using Science to Build a Leading-Edge Learning Organization

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231170246
eISBN:
9780231538275
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170246.003.0011
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

This chapter examines the development and scaling of United Parcel Service Inc. (UPS) as a High-Performance Learning Organization (HPLO). UPS began as a messenger service in Seattle in 1907 and rose ... More


Building Organizational Capacity for Innovation

Peder Inge Furseth and Richard Cuthbertson

in Innovation in an Advanced Consumer Society: Value-Driven Service Innovation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198705116
eISBN:
9780191774218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198705116.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

Chapter 5 presents the role of people, culture, and communication in service innovation. People are an important resource because to successfully innovate firms need to have people who are ... More


Reframing Expertise: The Rise of Behavioral Insights and Interventions in Public Policy

Holger Strassheim, Arlena Jung, and Rebecca-Lea Korinek

in Moments of Valuation: Exploring Sites of Dissonance

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198702504
eISBN:
9780191772191
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198702504.003.0013
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, Innovation

The rise of behavioral insights and interventions as a novel mode of public policy is a puzzling case. Although the basic principles were developed in the 1950s, behavioral approaches have only ... More


Innovation in Indian Business Groups

Prashant Kale and Harbir Singh

in India as a Pioneer of Innovation

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780199476084
eISBN:
9780199090839
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199476084.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

Innovation is a critical to the success of large, diversified Indian business groups and this chapter explores the specific organizational mechanisms they have adopted to enable and foster innovation ... More


Negotiating Novelty: How Cultural Psychology Looks at Organizational Dynamics

Jaan Valsiner

in The Emergence of Novelty in Organizations

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780198728313
eISBN:
9780191795275
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198728313.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

Cultural psychology is a new area of general psychology that brings together developmental and social psychologies with cultural anthropology and history. It emerged at the intersection of ... More


Understanding Management Models: Going Beyond “What” and “Why” to “How” Work Gets Done in Organizations

Julian Birkinshaw and Shaz Ansari

in Business Model Innovation: The Organizational Dimension

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780198701873
eISBN:
9780191771606
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198701873.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation, Strategy

This chapter clarifies what exactly a management model is, and how it is complementary to a business model. As the authors suggest, while every company has an implicit management model, many have ... More


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