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The University Start-Up: Characteristics and Context

Don Rose and Cam Patterson

in Research To Revenue: A Practical Guide to University Start-Ups

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469625263
eISBN:
9781469625287
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469625263.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

A university startup has a number of characteristics, many of which are common to any startup. Central to the startup is the business model, the mechanism by which the company will create, market, ... More


Market Opportunities: Finding and Filling Them

Grahame R. Dowling

in The Art and Science of Marketing: Marketing for Marketing Managers

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199269617
eISBN:
9780191699429
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269617.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Marketing

This chapter discusses market opportunities, outlining how to identify market opportunities and to create new products and services to respond to customer needs. Part A reviews the main factor that ... More


Production Systems

Michael H. Best

in The New Competitive Advantage: The Renewal of American Industry

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198297451
eISBN:
9780191595967
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198297459.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

Explores the links between a firm, region, or nation's production capabilities and productivity. Productivity is explained in terms of fundamental principles of production that underlie the ... More


Knowledge Integration Processes in New Product Development: On the Dynamics of Deadlines and Architectures

Thomas Magnusson and Nicolette Lakemond

in Knowledge Integration and Innovation: Critical Challenges Facing International Technology-Based Firms

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199693924
eISBN:
9780191730580
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199693924.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation, Knowledge Management

Emanating from the knowledge-based theory of the firm, this chapter elaborates on different processes for engineering knowledge integration in new product development (NPD). A theoretically derived ... More


Product Strategy and Corporate Success

Edward B. Roberts

in Entrepreneurs in High Technology: Lessons from MIT and Beyond

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195067040
eISBN:
9780199854837
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195067040.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

Companies that historically show product strategic focus perform considerably better over extended periods than those that implement multiple technologies and/or seek market diversity. This chapter ... More


The Mismanagement of Product Development

Solly Angel

in The Tale of the Scale: An Odyssey of Invention

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195158687
eISBN:
9780199849826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195158687.003.0017
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

Solly Angel met with Ziggy Zee to discuss the new venture he proposed. He believed that there was still hope for the thin scale. Ziggy proposed that the two of them develop and design the scale ... More


Why Less Knowledge Can Lead to More Learning: Innovation Processes in Small vs. Large Firms

Fiona Murray and Nicolay Worren

in Knowledge Management and Organizational Competence

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199259281
eISBN:
9780191714306
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199259281.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, Knowledge Management

Numerous studies have explored the influence of firm size on the processes of technological innovation. Despite financial constraints and a limited knowledge base, small firms may possess a superior ... More


Product tastes, consumer tastes: The plurality of qualifications in product development and marketing activities 1

Sophie Dubuisson-Quellier

in Reconnecting Marketing to Markets

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199578061
eISBN:
9780191738043
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199578061.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Marketing

This chapter focuses on the role of product development and marketing activities in shaping market relationships. The development of mass consumer products involves various qualification processes ... More


Autarkic Large Companies

Robert Kneller

in Bridging Islands: Venture Companies and the Future of Japanese and American Industry

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199268801
eISBN:
9780191699283
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199268801.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Innovation

This chapter explores the tendency of large established Japanese companies to innovate autarkicly, that is, to rely on their own in-house R&D laboratories for new prototype products and to try to ... More


The New Competitive Advantage: The Renewal of American Industry

Michael Best

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198297451
eISBN:
9780191595967
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198297459.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

The New Competitive Advantage book presents a conceptual framework, the capabilities and innovation perspective, to address the organizational and technological sources of regional growth and ... More


Strategy and Knowledge Creation: Ensuring Survival in the Present and Advancement in the Future

Georg Von Krogh, Kazuo Ichijo, and Ikujiro Nonaka

in Enabling Knowledge Creation: How to Unlock the Mystery of Tacit Knowledge and Release the Power of Innovation

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195126167
eISBN:
9780199848720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195126167.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

Because of the way managers acknowledge the significance of knowledge and the entire knowledge-management movement to their organizations, these should play no small part in the formulation of the ... More


The British Motor Industry, 1945-1994: A Case Study in Industrial Decline

Timothy Whisler

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198290742
eISBN:
9780191684838
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198290742.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

This book looks at the British motor industry. Why are there now no major car manufacturers in Britain? This book considers this and the surrounding issues, making valuable comparisons with overseas ... More


Going Public

Edward B. Roberts

in Entrepreneurs in High Technology: Lessons from MIT and Beyond

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195067040
eISBN:
9780199854837
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195067040.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

For most technological firms, going public is a logical step in their continuing growth. The capital made available from public offerings helps fund accelerated product development programs, enables ... More


Information and communication technologies and the role of consumers in innovation

Leslie Haddon

in Innovation By Demand: An Interdisciplinary Approach to the Study of Demand and its Role in Innovation

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719062674
eISBN:
9781781700273
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719062674.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter discusses the involvement of consumers in innovation. It presents two case studies which detail a number of interesting issues regarding ways that consumers become involved in new ... More


Knowledge Integration and Creation in Projects: Towards a Progressive Epistemology

Lars Lindkvist, Marie Bengtsson, and Linnea Wahlstedt

in Knowledge Integration and Innovation: Critical Challenges Facing International Technology-Based Firms

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199693924
eISBN:
9780191730580
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199693924.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation, Knowledge Management

Product development projects typically comprise collaboration among participants who are strongly specialized or experienced in certain areas. Reaping the benefits of such a differentiated competence ... More


Innovation in the Plastic Industry 1: Upcycle of Plastic Waste: Plastic Rejects

Salah M. El-Haggar, Lama El Hatow, Yasser Ibrahim, and Mohamed Abu Khatwa

in Sustainability and Innovation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9789774166471
eISBN:
9781617976803
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774166471.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Plastic rejects are plastics that cannot be recycled and are thus burned (causing harmful emissions) or landfilled. This chapter highlights the utilization of plastic rejects which are not recycled ... More


Materializing the Immaterial: Relational Movements in a Perfume’s Becoming

Nada Endrissat and Claus Noppeney

in How Matter Matters: Objects, Artifacts, and Materiality in Organization Studies

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199671533
eISBN:
9780191751189
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199671533.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

In artistic perfumery, new perfumes are not based on last year’s top sellers, but on original, often unconventional ideas such as making a perfume that smells like melancholy. While this can sound ... More


Hospitality Marketing and Branding: Past and Future

Chekitan S. Dev

in Hospitality Branding

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452031
eISBN:
9780801465703
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452031.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Marketing

This chapter discusses the evolution of hospitality marketing over the past fifty years by reviewing key marketing developments by decade, particularly as seen through the pages of the Cornell ... More


Evidence for Free Innovation

Eric von Hippel

in Free Innovation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780262035217
eISBN:
9780262335461
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035217.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

This chapter presents evidence that free innovation is a very substantial phenomenon with respect to the development of products consumed within the household sector. Today, tens of millions of ... More


The Emergence of Materiality within Formal Organizations

Paul M. Leonardi

in How Matter Matters: Objects, Artifacts, and Materiality in Organization Studies

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199671533
eISBN:
9780191751189
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199671533.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

In their demonstrations that technologies and organizations are sociomaterial, or how they become sociomaterial, scholars have not reflected in any measurable depth on the concept of materiality by ... More


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