Determinants of innovative behaviour : a firm's internal practices and its external environment /

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Imprint:Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2008.
Description:xv, 308 p. : ill., map ; 23 cm.
Subject:Technological innovations -- Management.
Diffusion of innovations.
Diffusion of innovations.
Technological innovations -- Management.
Format: Print Book
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Other authors / contributors:Beers, Cees van, 1960-
ISBN:9780230206328 (alk. paper)
0230206328 (alk. paper)
Notes:Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Table of Contents:
  • Tables
  • Figures
  • Boxes
  • Notes on the Contributors
  • 1. Introduction
  • Part I. Internal Organization
  • 2. Business Strategy, Human Resource Management and Corporate Performance: Evidence from Small Firms in the UK and US
  • 3. Where People Provide the Impetus: HRM Practices, Employee Job Satisfaction and Innovation
  • 4. Skill Endowment and R&D Investment: Evidence from Micro Data
  • Part II. Linking Internal to External Organization
  • 5. Designing the Organization for Innovation
  • 6. Exploring Knowledge Flows and Losses in the 'Open Innovation' Age
  • 7. The Role of Knowledge Clusters in R&D Acquisition and Innovation Success
  • 8. E-collaboration in the Automotive Supply Chain: Determinants and Impacts on Performance
  • 9. Innovation and Labour Productivity in the Swiss Manufacturing Sector: An Analysis Based on Firm Panel Data
  • 10. Financial Constraint and R&D Investment: Evidence from CIS
  • Part III. External Organization
  • 11. Technology Diffusion and Innovation: The Importance of Domestic and Foreign Sources
  • 12. Industry Specialization, Diversity and the Efficiency of Regional Innovation Systems
  • Authors Cited
  • Index