From Knowledge Management To Strategic Competence: Assessing Technological, Market And Organisational Innovation (Third Edition) (Series on Technology

From Knowledge Management To Strategic Competence: Assessing Technological, Market And Organisational Innovation (Third Edition) (Series on Technology

By: Joe Tidd (editor)Hardback

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There continues to be much interest in the business and academic communities in the concept of strategic competencies or core capabilities, in other words, how organisations define and differentiate themselves. More recently, this field has fragmented into a number of related disciplines with subtle differences in focus:Knowledge management - how organisations identify, share and exploit their internal competencies, in particular the knowledge of individuals.Organisational learning - the relationship between individual and organisational knowledge and how organisations `unlearn' past competencies and acquire new competencies.Strategic management - how competencies can be assessed, and how these contribute to performance.Innovation management - how such competencies are translated into new processes, products and services.This book aims to integrate strategic and knowledge management approaches to capability building with the development of competencies by bringing together the latest research and practices from international experts in the field. This third edition has been fully updated with five new chapters.

Contents

Strategic Competencies: The Competence Cycle: Translating Knowledge Into New Processes, Products and Services (Joe Tidd); What are Strategic Competencies? (Richard Hall); The Role of Dynamic Capabilities in Developing Innovation Capabilities (Hanna-KaisaEllonen); Market Competencies: Brands, Innovation and Growth: The Role of Brands in Innovation and Growth for Consumer Businesses (Tony Clayton and Graham Turner); Technological and Market Competencies and Financial Performance (Joe Tidd and Ciaran Driver); Building Knowledge Management Capabilities for Innovation Projects (David Tranfield, Malcolm Young, David Partington, John Bessant and Jonathan Sapsed); Technological Competencies: Technological Indicators of Performance (Pari Patel); Assessing Technological Competencies (Francis Narin); The Complex Relations Between Communities of Practice and the Implementation of Technological Innovations (Donald Hislop); Organisational Competencies: The Impact of Organisational Competences on Innovation Ambidexterity (Sebastien Brion, Caroline Mothe and Mareva Sabatier); The Organisation of "Knowledge Bases" (Jonathan Sapsed); Supplier Strategies for Integrated Innovation (Thorsten Teichert); Improving Competencies: Innovation: A Performance Measurement Perspective (Pervaiz K Ahmed and Mohamed Zairi); Learning and Continuous Improvement (John Bessant).

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781848168831
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 432
  • ID: 9781848168831
  • ISBN10: 1848168837
  • edition: 3rd Revised edition

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