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|Academic Entrepreneurship and Technological Innovation: A Business Management Perspective
Anna Szopa, Waldemar Karwowski, Patricia Ordóñez de Pablos.
In the ever changing scientific word, Academic entrepreneurship has emerged as a new and growing field. Referring to the creation and management of an environment for active support of knowledge exploitation and transfer, Academic entrepreneurship aims to encourage entrepreneurial behavior in the...
Social E-Enterprise: Value Creation through ICT
Teresa Torres-Coronas, María Arántzazu Vidal-Blasco.
As the importance of the social sector has increased in recent years, utilizing social enterprise aids in the development of knowledge, research, and practices in order to achieve an organizations’ goals. Therefore, an understanding of ICT implementation in regards to social enterprise is crucial for...
Modern Entrepreneurship and E-Business Innovations
Technology has emerged as an important component in businesses and organizations by allowing for modern innovations through the internet and other information and communication technologies. Modern Entrepreneurship and E-Business Innovations provides advanced knowledge of e-entrepreneurship and...
Cases on SMEs and Open Innovation: Applications and Investigations
Hakikur Rahman, Isabel Ramos.
Innovation has become a key success factor for economic development and a prerequisite for sustainable development. In a complex and highly competitive global environment, enterprises have to innovate and develop commercially viable products and services faster than ever before. Cases on SMEs and Open...
SMEs and Open Innovation: Global Cases and Initiatives
Hakikur Rahman, Isabel Ramos.
Open innovation has been widely implemented in small and medium enterprises (SMEs) with the aim of influencing business promotion, value gain, and economic empowerment. However, little is known about the processes used to implement open innovation in SMEs and the associated challenges and benefits....
Trends of Open Innovation in Developing Nations: Contexts of SMEs
Hakikur Rahman, Isabel Ramos.
Evidently, innovation is a genuine reality within the entrepreneurships, given the circumstances of economic crisis, global competition, and novelties of technologies. Perplexing further to face the reality and overcome crises, enterprises are day by day adopting newly developed ideas, concepts, and...
Cardmobili: Innovation Technology in Everyday Life
Cândida Silva, Isabel Ramos.
The developments of the internet, the proliferation of the use of Web 2.0 tools, and of the technology in general, are leveraging new ways of people to communicate, collaborate, and interact. This new world and new markets, in a daily change, are enabling the emergence of new innovative enterprises and...
The Case of a Portuguese Intermediary of Open Innovation: Inovamais
Fábio Oliveira, Isabel Ramos.
Inovamais is an innovation consultant that began its activities in 1997, several years before the popularization of the Open Innovation paradigm. The founding motivation was to enable the connection of academic and entrepreneurial worlds, with focus on businesses and their needs and special emphasis on...
Knowledge Management and Drivers of Innovation in Services Industries
Patricia Ordóñez de Pablos, Miltiadis D. Lytras.
Knowledge Management is concerned with all aspects of eliciting, acquiring, modelling, and managing knowledge. Application of knowledge resources successfully helps the organization to deliver creative products and services. Especially in service business, service job experience and information about...
International Journal of E-Entrepreneurship and Innovation (IJEEI)
The International Journal of E-Entrepreneurship and Innovation (IJEEI) explores the innovative utilization of the Internet and other information and communication technologies in the field. Presenting current studies on the nature, processes, and practices of e-entrepreneurship and innovation, this...
E-Entrepreneurship and ICT Ventures: Strategy, Organization and Technology
Tobias Kollmann , Andreas Kuckertz, Christoph Stöckmann.
Information and communication technologies related to digital networks enable the continued rise of entrepreneurial business opportunities and inventive business models. E-Entrepreneurship and ICT Ventures: Strategy, Organization and Technology provides a unique and quintessential overview of the...
Cases on Technology Innovation: Entrepreneurial Successes and Pitfalls
S. Ann Becker, Robert E. Niebuhr.
Innovations in technology over the past 20 years offer great insight into entrepreneurial successes and pitfalls. Much of technology innovation is the result of pioneers with the unique vision of introducing new products or services, creating wealth, and perhaps becoming famous. These pioneers...
Innovation in Business and Enterprise: Technologies and Frameworks
Latif Al-Hakim, Chen Jin.
Innovation is essential to maintaining organizations’ long-term stability and increasing both the quality and value of goods and services. Innovation in Business and Enterprise: Technologies and Frameworks focuses on managing innovation through bridging gaps created from theories, relative advantages...
The Evolution of ICT Institutions in Thailand and Malaysia
A country’s national technology strategies can be an important contributor to economic development through its support of technology adoption and by advancing the national technology capacity. The development of a domestic information and communications technology (ICT) sector within a developing...
Technology Innovation Adoption and Diffusion: A Contrast of Perspectives
The literature on technology innovation adoption and diffusion is vast. In this chapter, we organize and summarize some of the major perspectives from this body of literature, contrasting various theoretical perspectives on how innovations are adopted and shaped by organizational processes and...
The Challenge of a Corporate Matchmaker
Francisco Chia Cua.
The common structured procurement process of the Request for Information (RFI), Request for Proposal (RFP), and Business Case Development (BCD) is thought to establish ties with the right vendors and to strengthen relationships among other stakeholders. This single-case study gathered information...
Paradigms, Science, and Technology: The Case of E-Customs
Roman Boutellier, Mareike Heinzen, Marta Raus.
This chapter explores the concept of paradigms, science, and technology in the context of information technology (IT). Therefore, the linear model of Francis Bacon and Thomas Kuhn’s notion of scientific paradigms are reviewed. This review reveals that the linear model has to be advanced, and supports...
Growth Trajectories of SMEs and the Sensemaking of IT Risks: A Comparative Case Study
Arvind Karunakaran, Jingwen He, Sandeep Purao, Brian Cameron.
Our case will describe two small to medium enterprises which are located within the same region and sharing the broad industry sector but at a different ‘growth stage’ perceive the role of Information Systems differently. We describe how these two firms, at different growth stages and at different...
Use of the Concern-Task-Interaction-Outcome (CTIO) Cycle for Virtual Teamwork
Suryadeo Vinay Kissoon.
This chapter introduces the CTIO (Concern-Task-Interaction-Outcome) Cycle as a means of studying team member interaction using face-to-face and virtual interaction media in retail banking. The type of interaction is discussed in terms of different conceptual cycles having a linkage in the framing of...