Product innovation, interactive learning and economic performance /

The aim of this book is to contribute to the understanding of product innovation - how it takes place and how it affects firms and the economy. It links product innovation to interactive learning and to the performance of firms. It studies the interconnections between these three elements on the bas...

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Other Authors: Christensen, Jesper Lindgaard., Lundvall, Bengt-Åke, 1941-
Format: eBook
Published: Amsterdam ; Boston : Elsevier JAI, ©2004.
Series:Research on technological innovation, management and policy ; v. 8.
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction : product innovation on why and how it matters for firms and the economy / Bengt-Åke Lundvall, Jesper Lindgaard Christensen
  • Product innovation and economic theory user-producer interaction in the learning economy / Bengt-Åke Lundvall, Anker Lund Vinding
  • The organization of actors learning in connection with new product development / Reinhard Lund
  • Human resources : absorptive capacity and innovative performance / Anker Lund Vinding
  • HRM complementarities and innovative performance in French and British industry / Edward Lorenz, Jonathan Michie, Frank Wilkinson
  • The economics of knowledge and learning / Bengt-Åke Lundvall
  • Learning, knowledge and competence building at employee level in the U.K. / Mark Tomlinson
  • Some Danish experiences related to the organization of new product development / Reinhard Lund
  • Interaction between firms and knowledge institutions / Anker Lund Vinding
  • Public-private collaboration on knowledge generation and application in new product development projects / Ina Drejer, Birte Holst Jørgensen
  • Inter- and intraorganizational learning processes in the interaction between firms and patent offices / Jesper L. Christensen
  • Does product innovation and firm growth go hand in hand? / Toke Reichstein
  • Societal institutions, learning organizations and innovation in the knowledge economy / Alice Lam
  • The managed interaction between innovation and learning and a complementary perspective / Reinhard Lund.