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Readership: All involved in the innovation process: Academics and researchers studying innovation; Managers and practitioners from a wide range of creative and problem-solving industries; and consultants looking to understand the way the innovation process works.
Mark Dodgson, Director, Technology and Innovation Management Centre, University of Queensland Business School, David Gann, Head of Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Imperial College London, and Ammon Salter, Professor of Technology and Innovation Management, Imperial College London; Research Director, UK Innovation Research Centre
"This book explains how innovation technology supports the new innovation process, providing major improvements in efficiency and effectiveness in industrial innovation. It describes and analyses leading-edge management of research, development and design. It demonstrates the importance of combining expertise in business strategy, engineering and the sciences. I am delighted that it results from interdisciplinary collaboration between Imperial College's Tanaka Business School, Engineering and Science Faculties." - Sir Richard Sykes, Rector of Imperial College, London and a past Chairman and Chief Executive of GlaxoSmithKline.
"The Think Play Do framework and the concept of innovation technology provide new and valuable insights
about the ways innovation is changing, and how to manage the crucially important relationships between science and business." - Catherine Livingstone, Chairman of the CSIRO (Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation)
"This is a book worth reading, whether you are a new or an established innovation researcher, or a practitioner looking for some clues about how to understand and improve innovation performance." - Building Research & Information
1: Innovation Technology
2: Understanding Innovation
3: Using Innovation Technology: Procter & Gamble and Arup
7: The Strategic Management of Innovation
8: A New Innovation Process
Appendix: Research Method