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Author: B. Nooteboom
Publisher: Amsterdam University Press
Keywords: policy, innovation, foundations, micro
Number of Pages: 369
Published: 2008-12-15
ISBN-10: 9053565825
ISBN-13: 9789053565827

In economics, business, and government policy, innovation policy requires the creation of new approaches to a whole range of activities. This edited volume engagingly explores the roles of individuals and organizations involved in the creation and application of innovations. Covering topics as diverse as the macro-economic importance of innovation, theories of knowledge and learning, entrepreneurship, education and research, organizational innovation, networks, and regional innovation systems, Micro-Foundations for Innovation Policy provides critical insights into the development of innovation
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Author: OECD
Publisher: OECD Publishing
Keywords: head, start, getting, strategy, innovation, oecd
Number of Pages: 224
Published: 2010-06-28
ISBN-10: 9264084703
ISBN-13: 9789264084704

Well-timed and targeted innovation boosts productivity, increases economic growth and helps solve societal problems. But how can governments encourage more people to innovate more of the time? And how can government itself be more innovative? The OECD Innovation Strategy provides a set of principles for fostering innovation in people (workers and consumers), in firms and in government. It takes an in-depth look at the scope of innovation and how it is changing, as well as where and how it is occurring. The result is the formulation of far-reaching policies for innovation using recent research
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Author: OECD
Publisher: OECD Publishing
Keywords: head, start, getting, strategy, innovation, oecd
Number of Pages: 224
Published: 2010-05-28
ISBN-10: 9264083472
ISBN-13: 9789264083479

Well-timed and targeted innovation boosts productivity, increases economic growth and helps solve societal problems. But how can governments encourage more people to innovate more of the time? And how can government itself be more innovative? The OECD Innovation Strategy provides a set of principles for fostering innovation in people (workers and consumers), in firms and in government. It takes an in-depth look at the scope of innovation and how it is changing, as well as where and how it is occurring. The result is the formulation of far-reaching policies for innovation using recent research
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Author: Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Develop
Publisher: OECD Publishing
Keywords: hungary, policy, innovation, reviews, oecd
Number of Pages: 233
Published: 2008-10-31
ISBN-10: 9264054049
ISBN-13: 9789264054042

This report assesses the current status of Hungary's innovation system and policies, and identifies where and how the government should focus its efforts to improve the country's innovation capabilities. The report finds that the level of innovation activity and performance in Hungary has remained relatively low by international standards. This is attributable to both lagging innovation capabilities in the business sector and an insufficient contribution of public research organisations to the innovation system. There is a need for more stable governance of the innovation system and a more evi
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Author: Douglas Lippoldt
Publisher: OECD Publishing
Keywords: sector, software, innovation
Number of Pages: 190
Published: 2009-10-31
ISBN-10: 9264063617
ISBN-13: 9789264063617

This book throws a spotlight on innovation across the software universe, setting out key issues and highlighting policy perspectives. It spans research and development, invention, production, distribution and use of software in the market. It also covers core innovation themes from a user perspective -- including security and privacy, mobility, interoperability, accessibility and reliability. For more information about this book and other OECD work in this area, see www.oecd.org/sti/innovation/software. Innovation in the Software Sector is part of the OECD Innovation Strategy, a comprehensive
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Author: OECD
Publisher: OECD Publishing
Keywords: networks, global, innovation, open
Number of Pages: 132
Published: 2008-10-03
ISBN-10: 9264047697
ISBN-13: 9789264047693

To match the global demand and supply of innovation, businesses increasingly internationalise their innovation activities while opening their innovation process by collaborating with external partners (e.g., suppliers, customers, universities). This book examines what drives these global innovation networks across different industries, how they are related to companies' overall strategies, whether they are accessible for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and what the consequences are.
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Author: Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Develop
Publisher: OECD Publishing
Keywords: tourism, growth, innovation
Number of Pages: 146
Published: 2006-06-20
ISBN-10: 9264025014
ISBN-13: 9789264025011

How is innovation transforming tourism business models? By tackling the subject of innovation, this report touches upon an important dimension of tourism economics rarely examined at the international level. It provides information about the dynamics and characteristics of innovation in tourism, and gives examples of how business models are evolving as a result. It also aims to provide an important contribution to further research and policy work in this area. The report includes a discussion of the conceptual issues regarding innovation in tourism, it illustrates national and industry practic
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