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Description - Managing Technology and Innovation by Robert Verburg

Modern technology and innovation are vital to the success of all companies, be they hi-tech firms or companies seemingly unaffected by technology and innovation; whether established firms or business start-ups. This book focuses on understanding technology as a corporate resource, covering product development, design of systems and the managerial aspects of new and high technology. Topics investigated include: * the internal organization of high technology firms * the management of technology in society * managing innovation * dilemmas and strategies. The wide-ranging experience of the teachers and experts contributing to this book has resulted in an integrated, multi-disciplinary, textbook that provides an introductory overview to managing technology and innovation in the twenty-first century. This text is essential reading for students of business and engineering concerned with technology and innovation management.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780415362290
ISBN-10: 0415362296
Format: Paperback
(246mm x 174mm x 19mm)
Pages: 384
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Dec-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Robert Verburg

Robert M. Verburg is Associate Professor of Organizational Psychology at the Faculty of Technology Policy and Management at Delft University of Technology. His current research interests include the strategic management of human resources, knowledge management, coordination mechanisms of mobile virtual work and management of technology. Roland J. Ortt is Associate Professor of Technology Management at the Faculty of Technology, Policy and Management at Delft University of Technology. His current research interests focus on describing and explaining the patterns of development and diffusion of breakthrough technologies. Willemijn M. Dicke is Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Technology, Policy and Management, Delft University of Technology. She is leader of the Public Values Program of the Next Generation Infrastructures Foundation. She has published on the safeguarding of public values in the utility sectors, issues of water management, the shifting public-private divide under conditions of globalization and on liberalization and privatization in utility sectors.

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