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Management of Technology : Key Success Factors for Innovation and Sustainable Development - Selected Papers from the Twelfth International Conference on Management of Technology - Laure Morel- Guimaraes

Management of Technology

Key Success Factors for Innovation and Sustainable Development - Selected Papers from the Twelfth International Conference on Management of Technology

By: Laure Morel- Guimaraes (Editor), Tarek M. Khalil (Editor), Yasser A. Hosni (Editor)

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Published: 1st June 2005
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The 12th International Conference of the International Association for Management of Technology (IAMOT) held in March 2002 in Nancy, France, focused on "Innovation and Sustainable Development". These conferences present a unique opportunity to exchange best practice while debating new concepts of managing innovation, technology and R&D. IAMOT remains a major scientific forum where leading researchers and practitioners meet. This book represents a selection of the best contributions presented in Nancy.

Understanding the difference between information management and knowledge managementp. 3
Firms' wireless application needs assessment in technology selectionp. 15
Proposal for an approach to preserve the decisions and alternative solutions on the design processp. 33
Emergence of Bangalore as global technology hub : high tech clustering in the context of culture, technology and knowledge structuresp. 47
Sino-foreign joint ventures as exogamic partnershipsp. 65
Managing technology and knowledge across organisational interfacesp. 97
Investigating the enabling mechanisms for ensuring quality of communication in newly "virtualized" project teamsp. 109
Cognitive assets : a model to understand the organizational appropriation of collective tacit knowledgep. 123
Does knowledge mean success? - capabilities, strategies and international performance of small knowledge-intensive firmsp. 135
Assessment of the impact of intermediate agricultural processing technologies on a rural community in South Africap. 153
A re-analysis of world competitiveness using IMD - science and technologyp. 165
Sustainable development and quality certification issues : competencies, knowledge and participationp. 187
A proposal for considering sustainable development as a tool for companies to evaluate their future development scenariosp. 199
Utilizable information sources of competitive technical intelligence in Japanp. 219
Usage and ergonomics as common reference points for cooperation and innovation among disciplinesp. 241
An approach for managing the integration of new product development process in biotech start-upsp. 253
Analysis of the innovation process within Italian SMEsp. 267
Product development strategies for high-tech products in a growth marketp. 287
Establishing a practical company innovative benchmarkp. 301
Information technology and organizational factors in customer service management : a multiple case study in Brazilp. 317
ERP systems and organisational culture : exploring ERP-systems from life world perspectivesp. 329
Real options in technology incubatorsp. 349
CRM, before technology, go back to basics!p. 365
Virtual collaborative implementation for simulation based acquisitionp. 385
Effective methods for new product design processp. 411
The dynamic role of innovation derivatives in technological innovationp. 423
A model for the study of clustering : a case study from new media firms Vancouverp. 435
An approach to evaluate the quality of a product when multiple quality characteristics are consideredp. 447
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ISBN: 9780080446493
ISBN-10: 0080446493
Series: Management of Technology
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 460
Published: 1st June 2005
Publisher: Emerald Publishing Limited
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.2 x 15.2  x 1.9
Weight (kg): 0.89