Handbook of Research on Strategic Innovation Management for Improved Competitive Advantage (2 Volumes)

Handbook of Research on Strategic Innovation Management for Improved Competitive Advantage (2 Volumes)

George Leal Jamil (InesTec, Portugal), João José Pinto Ferreira (InesTec, Portugal), Maria Manuela Pinto (InesTec, Portugal), Cláudio Roberto Magalhães Pessoa (Universidade Fumec, Brazil) and Alexandra Xavier (InesTec, Portugal)
Release Date: April, 2018|Copyright: © 2018 |Pages: 772|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-3012-1
ISBN13: 9781522530121|ISBN10: 1522530126|EISBN13: 9781522530138
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Innovation is a vital process for any business to remain competitive in this age. This progress must be coherently and optimally managed, allowing for successful improvement and future growth.

The Handbook of Research on Strategic Innovation Management for Improved Competitive Advantage provides emerging research on the use of information and knowledge to promote development in various business agencies. While covering topics such as design thinking, financial analysis, and policy planning, this publication explores the wide and complex relationships that constitute strategic innovation management principals and processes. This publication is an important resource for students, professors, researchers, managers, and entrepreneurs seeking current research on the methods and tools regarding information and knowledge management for business advancement.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Design Thinking
  • Financial Analysis
  • Information Systems
  • Innovation Positioning
  • Innovative Entrepreneurship
  • Organizational Structures
  • Policy Planning
  • Social Media
  • Technology Development

Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

George Leal Jamil is a professor of several post-graduation courses from Minas Gerais, Brazil. He has a PhD in Information Science from the Federal University of Minas Gerais (UFMG), master degree in Computer Science (UFMG) and his graduate area was Electric Engineering (UFMG) and a pos-doctorate certificate at FLUP – Communication School at University of Porto, Portugal. He wrote more than twenty books in the information technology and strategic management areas, with more than ten works in books as co-author and Editor. Yearly, he manages the doctoral consortium of the International Conference on Information Systems and Technology Management at the University of Sao Paulo (USP) as one of his main activities. His main research interests are information systems management, strategy, knowledge management, software engineering, marketing and IT adoption in business contexts.
Maria Manuela Pinto graduated in History, Faculty of Arts of the University of Porto (FLUP, 1985), post-graduated in Documental Sciences, Faculty of Arts of the University of Coimbra (FLUC, 1998) and PhD student in Information and Communication in Digital Platforms (University of Porto and University of Aveiro). ICT business manager in private companies (1985-1996), she became information manager in a municipality (1998-2004) and invited teacher in Documental Sciences (FLUC, 2000-2005). Since 2004, she has been a full-time teacher in the Bachelor of Arts in Information Science, an U.Porto joint course FLUP/Faculty of Engineering. In 2008, she complied with the academic carrier requirement of “Pedagogical and Scientific Expertise Capacity Defense in Information Science,” with the study “PRESERVMAP: A Roadmap of Preservation in the Digital Era,” becoming Assistant at FLUP and started teaching in the Masters of Information Science and Museology. Member of CETAC. MEDIA, her research areas are: information management and information preservation.
Claudio Pessoa is civil engineer, specializing in business management and IT, telecommunication systems and computer networks engineering and telecommunication systems and computer networks management. Holds a Master degree in Business Administration. Currently he’s doing PhD in Information Science on Federal University of Minas Gerais. He is Lecturer and researcher at the Fumec University, developing research in the following areas: telecommunications, security information, knowledge management, strategic alignment between technical areas (Telecom, IT) and management of organizations and production engineering. He has been working in the telecommunications market, as a consultant, for 20 years, developing projects in computer networks and information management.