Lead markets in age-based innovations : demographic change and internationally successful innovations /

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Author / Creator:Levsen, Nils, author.
Imprint:Wiesbaden : Springer Gabler, [2015]
Description:1 online resource.
Gabler research. Forschungs-/Entwicklungs-/Innovations-Management.
Subject:Technological innovations -- Marketing.
Population aging -- Economic aspects.
Marketing -- Social aspects.
Technological innovations -- Management.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Industrial Management.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Management Science.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Organizational Behavior.
Marketing -- Social aspects.
Technological innovations -- Management.
Technological innovations -- Marketing.
Electronic books.
Format: E-Resource Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/11091880
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Notes:Includes bibliographical references.
Foreword in German.
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Summary:Nils Levsen focuses on the international diffusion of product and service innovations for elderly users. In particular, the existence and location of lead markets is being investigated. Lead markets are characterized by their early adoption of innovations and their influence on design choice in a subsequent international diffusion process. Finally, two boundary conditions to the applicability of lead market theory are being identified and described. ℗ℓContents Early Adoption Patterns and Lead Markets of Selected Age-Based Innovations Analysis of Lead Market Candidate Countries Based on Extant Theory Market Participant Study Age-Specialized Innovations: Stakeholder Structure and Implications ℗ℓTarget Groups Researchers and students of innovation management, technology management, sociology, and gerontology Executives of product development ℗ℓThe Author Nils Levsen has been working at the Institute of Technology and Innovation Management at the Technical University of Hamburg-Harburg and examines the international diffusion of innovations.
Other form:Printed edition: 9783658088149
Standard no.:10.1007/978-3-658-08815-6