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Organizational Innovations

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© 2002 | 226 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
The study of innovation, organisational change and IT takes in broad, complex and wide-ranging perspectives that from a student's standpoint can be confusing and frequently inaccessible. Organizational Innovations provides a clear understanding of organizational innovation for students and academics teaching in this area.

The past decade has greatly transformed our understanding of the origins, evolution and transfer of organizational innovations between sectors and between nations. It selectively draws together the relevant A-Z of key frameworks and concepts from a range of perspectives in organization theory, consumption, management information systems, geography and management of technology. The book offers an accessible introduction to the new approaches and key concepts, and explains how new understanding relates to previous frameworks. The book includes a wide range of examples from a variety of different contexts, including a range of diverse countries. Equal attention is given to the requirements of analysis and practice.

It will be essential to students taking courses on innovation. Final year undergraduate courses in management, organization and marketing will find Organizational Innovations of great relevance.

 
The New Political Economy Agenda
 
Knowledge, Power and Information Technology
 
Space-Time
Commodified, Stretched and Colonized  
 
Multi-Level Configurations
Their Stasis and Transformation  
 
Global Contexts and National Innovation-Design
 
Market Society and Its Conventions of Co-Ordination
 
Diffusion of Innovation and the Suppliers' Gaze
 
Organizational Process Technologies and Hybrid Networks
 
Decision Episode Framework
 
Global Transfers and National Specificities

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