Working on Innovation

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2009-08-03
  • Publisher: Routledge
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Since the mid-1980s, the development of competitive strategies based on intensive innovation has deeply transformed the design of new products and services. The purpose of this book is to put forward a number of keys for understanding the ongoing dynamics for working professionals in the field of innovation.

Table of Contents

Abbreviationsp. vii
List of Figuresp. ix
List of Tablesp. xi
Acknowledgementsp. xiii
Introduction: The New Regimes of Design in Industry Working Processp. 1
Constructing the Value of Innovation
Innovation-Driven Competition and Design System Dynamics: The Case of Car Communication Systemsp. 15
From Watching the Markets to Making Trends: The Role of Industrial Designers in Competitive Strategiesp. 42
Concurrent Exploration and Research Management: Case Study Featuring a Speciality Chemicals Companyp. 72
Innovation Quest & Organization Dynamics in Start Up: Linking the Cognitive and Social Dimensions in Start-Up Developmentp. 90
Innovations, Training, and Social Identities
Engineering in Torment: Anomy, or the Emergence of a Modelp. 107
What Social Model Should Apply to Industrial Research? Analyzing Changes in Human Resources Management in a Speciality Chemicals Companyp. 131
Autopsy of the Internet Bubble: A Managerial Revolution or Capitalizing on Employees' Emotions (France 1998–2003)p. 154
Redynamizing Trades: A Case Study in the Aeronautic Industryp. 180
List of Editorsp. 203
List of Contributorsp. 205
Indexp. 207
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