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Handbook of Research on Driving Competitive Advantage through Sustainable, Lean, and Disruptive Innovation

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The global market is constantly evolving and it has become essential for organizations to employ new methods of appealing to customers in order to stay abreast on current trends within the world economy. The Handbook of Research on Driving Competitive Advantage through Sustainable, Lean, and Disruptive Innovation features theoretical development and empirical research in social media platforms, internet usage, big data analytics, and smart computing, as well as other areas of organizational innovation. Highlighting implementation challenges facing innovative processes, this publication is a critical reference source for researchers, students, professionals, managers, and decision makers interested in novel strategies being employed by organizations in an effort to improve their standings on the global market.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Book Series
    1. Mission
    2. Coverage
  5. Preface
    1. INTRODUCTION
    2. SECTION 1: THEORIES, STRATEGIES, AND EMERGING CONCEPTS
    3. SECTION 2: BARRIERS AND CHALLENGES
    4. SECTION 3: EMPIRICAL AND STATISTICAL STUDIES
    5. REFERENCES
  6. Acknowledgment
  7. Section 1: Theories, Strategies, and Emerging Concepts
    1. Chapter 1: Technology Innovation Adoption Theories
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. DISRUPTIVE INNOVATION
      4. MODELS OF IT/IS ADOPTION
      5. CONCLUSION
      6. REFERENCES
      7. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    2. Chapter 2: Lean Thinking and the Innovation Process
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. EVOLUTION OF LEAN THINKING
      4. LEAN THINKING PRINCIPLES IN APPLICATION
      5. METHODOLOGY
      6. RECENT DYNAMICS OF LEAN THINKING
      7. EVOLUTION OF THE INNOVATION PROCESS
      8. APPLYING LEAN THINKING IN INNOVATION: LEAN PRACTICES
      9. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      10. CONCLUSION
      11. REFERENCES
      12. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    3. Chapter 3: Lean Thinking via Business Intelligence Technologies and Innovation Process
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. 1. BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE WITH LEAN
      4. 2. LEAN THINKING WITH BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE
      5. 3. LEAN BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE
      6. 4. ADAPTATION OF LEAN TOOLS IN BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE
      7. CONCLUSION
      8. REFERENCES
      9. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    4. Chapter 4: Multiplex Waves in the Planning of Innovation Processes in Business Systems
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. THEORETICO-METHODOLOGICAL PRINCIPLES OF MULTIPLEX WAVE CONSTRUCTION
      5. METHODICAL RECOMMENDATIONS ABOUT SCHEDULING OF INNOVATIVE DEVELOPMENT OF BUSINESS SYSTEMS
      6. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      7. CONCLUSION
      8. REFERENCES
      9. ADDITIONAL READING
      10. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
      11. APPENDIX
    5. Chapter 5: Innovative Strategies, Feedbacks, Leaning, and Change
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. THEORETICAL AND EMPIRICAL BACKGROUND
      4. MODEL AND METHODOLOGY
      5. MODEL AND VARIABLES
      6. RESULTS
      7. CONCLUSION
      8. REFERENCES
      9. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
      10. ENDNOTES
      11. APPENDIX
    6. Chapter 6: Competitive Advantage, Open Innovation, and Dynamic Capabilities
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND: DYNAMIC CAPABILITIES, OPEN INNOVATION AND ORGANISATIONAL MEMORY
      4. SANOFI’S STRATEGY IN THE PHARMACEUTICAL INDUSTRY
      5. CONCLUSION AND RESEARCH LIMITATIONS
      6. REFERENCES
      7. ADDITIONAL READING
      8. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
      9. ENDNOTES
    7. Chapter 7: Promoting Lean Innovation for SMEs
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. DEFINITION OF THE INNOVATION AGENDA FOR THE STATE OF MEXICO
      5. RESULTS AND DISCUSSION
      6. FUTURE ACTIVITIES DERIVING FROM SEI PROGRAM
      7. CONCLUSION
      8. REFERENCES
      9. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
      10. ENDNOTES
  8. Section 2: Barriers and Challenges
    1. Chapter 8: The Barriers to Innovation Diffusion
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. METHODOLOGY
      5. UNDERSTANDING THE GM INNOVATION BOTTLENECK
      6. GM FOOD: THE SRI LANKAN JOURNEY
      7. ANALYSING GM FOOD ADOPTION USING ROGERS’S (2003) INNOVATION DIFFUSION FRAMEWORK
      8. DISCUSSION
      9. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      10. CONCLUSION
      11. REFERENCES
      12. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    2. Chapter 9: Challenges to Firms' Collaborative Innovation Facing the Innovation Babel Tower
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. METHODOLOGY
      4. DIVERSIFICATION OF KNOWLEDGE FLOWS IN THE INNOVATION BABEL TOWER
      5. ORGANIZING MULTI-STAKEHOLDER COLLABORATIVE INNOVATION: THE EMERGENCE OF INNOVATION LABS & KNOWLEDGE HUBS
      6. CONCLUSION
      7. RESEARCH LIMITATIONS AND FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      8. REFERENCES
      9. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
      10. ENDNOTES
    3. Chapter 10: Low Carbon Energy Innovations Systems in Natural Resource Rich Developing Countries
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BIOMASS IN THE BRAZILIAN ECONOMY
      4. THE BRAZILIAN SUGARCANE INNOVATION SYSTEM
      5. TECHNOLOGICAL DISCONTINUITIES IN BIOFUELS
      6. BRAZILIAN SECTORAL INNOVATION SYSTEM RESPONSE
      7. WHY THE BRAZILIAN SUGAR CANE PRODUCTION IS LAGGING?
      8. FINAL COMMENTS
      9. REFERENCES
      10. ENDNOTES
    4. Chapter 11: How Do LCD Innovations Differ?
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. LOW CARBON DEVELOPMENT CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES
      4. LOW CARBON DEVELOPMENT CAPABILITIES
      5. OVERCOMING PATH DEPENDENCY AND INSTITUTIONAL INERTIA
      6. INERTIA OF DECISION ROUTINES: THE ENERGY EFFICIENCY PARADOX
      7. SUMMARY AND CONCLUSION
      8. REFERENCES
      9. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    5. Chapter 12: Building Innovation Systems for Small-Scale Agricultural Activities in Sub-Saharan Africa
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. MAIN FOCUS OF CHAPTER
      5. HYPOTHESIS DEVELOPMENT
      6. METHODOLOGY
      7. SECTORAL COMPARISON
      8. DISCUSSION
      9. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      10. CONCLUSION
      11. REFERENCES
      12. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    6. Chapter 13: Identifying Nanotechnological Systems of Innovation
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. NANOTECHNOLOGIES: DISTINCTIVE FEATURES AND DIVERSITY
      4. UNCOVERING NANOTECHNOLOGY THROUGH TECHNOLOGICAL SYSTEM OF INNOVATION APPROACH
      5. INNOVATION SURVEYS: DIFFERENT APPROACHES, DIFFERENT PERSPECTIVES
      6. DEVELOPING A NANOTECHNOLOGY ANALYTICAL FRAMEWORK IN BRAZIL
      7. NANOTECHNOLOGY SYSTEMS: AN OVERVIEW OF THE RESULTS FROM THE CASE STUDY
      8. A NEW FRAMEWORK FOR NANOTECHNOLOGY: IMPLICATIONS FOR INNOVATION POLICY
      9. FUTURE AGENDA AND CHALLENGES
      10. CONCLUDING REMARKS
      11. REFERENCES
      12. ADDITIONAL READING
      13. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
      14. ENDNOTES
    7. Chapter 14: Innovation and Intellectual Property Rights
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. DO IPRs FOSTER INNOVATION?
      4. CONCLUSION AND DISCUSSION
      5. REFERENCES
      6. ADDITIONAL READING
      7. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
      8. ENDNOTES
    8. Chapter 15: Challenges for Innovation Due to Firm Size
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. A REVIEW OF THEORETICAL AND EMPIRICAL RESEARCH
      4. INNOVATION PER FIRM SIZE: AN OVERVIEW OF BRAZILIAN INDUSTRIAL FIRMS
      5. SECTORIAL INNOVATIONS PER FIRM SIZE
      6. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      7. CONCLUSION
      8. REFERENCES
      9. ADDITIONAL READING
      10. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
      11. ENDNOTES
    9. Chapter 16: Higher Education, Technological Change, and Local Development
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. INNOVATION IN SCIENTIFIC AND TECHNOLOGY POLICY
      4. CUBAN UNIVERSITIES: RECENT EVOLUTION
      5. UNIVERSITIES AND LOCAL DEVELOPMENT: THREE EXPERIENCES
      6. CONCLUSION
      7. REFERENCES
      8. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  9. Section 3: Empirical and Statistical Studies
    1. Chapter 17: Data Science and Big Data Analytics in Financial Services
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. DISRUPTIVE INNOVATION
      5. WHAT IS BIG DATA?
      6. TECHNIQUES FOR ANALYZING BIG DATA IN FOREIGN EXCHANGE
      7. BIG DATA TECHNOLOGIES
      8. THE CASE STUDY: COMPANY X
      9. OODA LOOPS
      10. FUTURE AND EMERGING TRENDS
      11. CONCLUSION
      12. REFERENCES
      13. ADDITIONAL READING
      14. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    2. Chapter 18: Learning and Innovation in Multinational Companies from Emerging Economies
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. CASE ANALYSIS: LEARNING AND INNOVATION IN A MULTINATIONAL FIRM FROM AN EMERGING ECONOMY, THE CASE OF CEMEX
      5. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      6. CONCLUSION
      7. ACKNOWLEDGMENT
      8. REFERENCES
      9. ADDITIONAL READING
      10. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
      11. ENDNOTES
    3. Chapter 19: International R&D Collaboration in High Tech
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. MAIN FOCUS OF THE CHAPTER
      4. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
      5. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      6. CONCLUSION
      7. REFERENCES
      8. ADDITIONAL READING
      9. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    4. Chapter 20: Innovation in the Health System
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. HEALTH INNOVATION SYSTEMS
      4. RESEARCH METHODOLOGY
      5. THE FIVE HEALTH LIPSs
      6. LEARNING, CAPACITY BUILDING AND INNOVATION IN HEALTH LIPSs
      7. THE INSTITUTIONAL DIMENSION IN THE HEALTH SYSTEM
      8. CONCLUSION AND FUTURE RESEARCH
      9. REFERENCES
      10. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
      11. ENDNOTES
    5. Chapter 21: Shared Electronic Health Records as Innovation
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. THE ROLE OF TECHNOLOGY
      4. AUSTRALIAN INITIATIVES IN E-HEALTH
      5. COUNTER ARGUMENTS AGAINST THE IMPLEMENTATION OF SEHR
      6. DIFFUSION OF INNOVATION THEORY
      7. RESEARCH METHODOLOGY
      8. DATA ANALYSIS: DESCRIPTIVE ANALYSIS
      9. DATA ANALYSIS: HYPOTHESES TESTING
      10. VALIDITY TESTING
      11. STUDY LIMITATIONS
      12. CONCLUSION
      13. ACKNOWLEDGMENT
      14. REFERENCES
      15. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    6. Chapter 22: Antecedents of Collaborative Arrangements in the Innovation and Production System
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. THEORETICAL BACKGROUND AND HYPOTHESES DEVELOPMENT
      4. RESEARCH METHODS
      5. ANALYSES AND RESULTS
      6. DISCUSSIONS AND IMPLICATIONS
      7. CONCLUSION
      8. REFERENCES
      9. ADDITIONAL READING
      10. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    7. Chapter 23: The Effect of Organizational Slack on Innovation Performance
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. DISRUPTIVE INNOVATION
      4. DISRUPTIVE INNOVATION AND CHINA ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
      5. LITERATURE REVIEW
      6. CONCEPTUAL MODEL
      7. RESEARCH METHODOLOGY
      8. DATA ANALYSIS
      9. CONCLUSION
      10. REFERENCES
      11. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    8. Chapter 24: Exploring the Impact of University-Industry Linkages on Firms' Innovation
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. MAIN FOCUS OF THE CHAPTER
      5. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      6. CONCLUSION AND RECOMMENDATIONS
      7. ACKNOWLEDGMENT
      8. REFERENCES
      9. ADDITIONAL READING
      10. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
      11. ENDNOTES
    9. Chapter 25: Characteristics of Innovation in the Arabic Countries
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. CONCEPTUAL FRAMEWORK AND LITERATURE REVIEW
      4. GENERAL SOCIO-ECONOMIC CHARACTERISTICS OF THE ARAB REGION
      5. CHARACTERISTICS OF ARAB NATIONAL SYSTEMS OF INNOVATION
      6. IMPLICATIONS OF POOR ARAB NATIONAL SYSTEMS OF INNOVATION
      7. STRENGTH AND WEAKNESS OF THE NATIONAL SYSTEMS OF INNOVATION IN THE ARAB GULF HIGH INCOME ECONOMIES.
      8. CONCLUSION
      9. REFERENCES
      10. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  10. Compilation of References
  11. About the Contributors