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Business Models for Strategic Innovation

Cross-Functional Perspectives, 1st Edition

Edited by S.M. Riad Shams, Demetris Vrontis, Yaakov Weber, Evangelos Tsoukatos


192 pages | 15 B/W Illus.

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This book extends our understanding of how different cross- functional business and management disciplines, such as innovation and entrepreneurship, strategic management, marketing and HRM, individually and collectively underpin innovation in business management.

Business Models for Strategic Innovation develops insights from cross-disciplinary business knowledge streams and their cutting edge discipline-specific practical implications to create a cross- functional business innovation management model. Novel cross- disciplinary knowledge plays an imperative role in business innovation and we know that innovative management processes have significant implications for effective cross- functional management. In this context, each chapter of the book presents fresh insights on diverse business knowledge- streams as well as their applied implications on cross- functional business innovation management. Finally, centred on these cross- disciplinary business theories and their cutting edge implications, the last chapter of this book proposes a model of strategic cross- functional business innovation management process.

This academically rigorous work uses innovative theoretical propositions and state- of- the- art empirical analysis in order to enable cross- functional management teams to support organisation- wide business innovation processes.

Table of Contents

List of tables, List of figures, Notes on contributors, Foreword, Acknowledgement, Editorial note, 1. Strategic innovation management: A cross-functional vision to be materialised, S. M. Riad Shams, Demetris Vrontis, Yaakov Weber, Evangelos Tsoukatos. 2. Neuromarketing applications of neuroprosthetic devices: An assessment of neural implants’ capacities for gathering data and influencing behavior, Matthew E. Gladden. 3. The role of Information sharing and communication strategies for improving stakeholder engagement, Francesco Caputo, Federica Evangelista, Giuseppe Russo. 4. Assessing the dynamic of agri-food export trends before and after the EU Eastern Enlargement, Antonino Galati, Marcella Giacomarra, Maria Crescimanno. 5. How does entrepreneurial orientation influence knowledge exploitation?, Orlando Lima Rua, Alexandra França. 6. Profitability of the Italian credit cooperative banks, Giovanni Ossola, Guido Giovando, Chiara Crovini. 7. Applying persuasion science in marketing communications: A comparison of marketing communications professionals in Armenia and Greece, Armine Petrosyan, Nikolaos Dimitriadis. 8. Innovative tertiary strategies on improving satisfaction level of students, Demetris Vrontis, Sam El Nemer, Amani Mallat. 9. Relationship marketing and entrepreneurial innovation: A B2B context of stakeholder relationship management, Hasina Idris, S. M. Riad Shams. 10. Disclosure of electric mobility in annual reports of automotive companies: Risks, strategies, and environment, Giuseppe Ianniello, Michela Piccarozzi, Fabrizio Rossi. 11. Human and task integration during post-merger integration, Yaakov Weber. 12. An integrated cross-functional model of strategic innovation management in business: The implications of ten cross-functional business areas, S. M. Riad Shams, Demetris Vrontis, Yaakov Weber, Evangelos Tsoukatos. Index

About the Editors

S. M. Riad Shams is a Senior Research Fellow at the Ural Federal University, Russia. He is the lead- editor of the Annals of Business Research and has been serving as the track- chair in the leading international academic conferences.

Demetris Vrontis is a Professor and an Executive Dean at the University of Nicosia in Cyprus. He is the President of the EuroMed Research Business Institute and the Editor- in- Chief of the EuroMed Journal of Business.

Yaakov Weber is Professor at the School of Business Administration, College of Management, Israel. He has also served in various Editorial positions in leading journals such as CMR, JWB, HRM, BJM.

Evangelos Tsoukatos is an Associate Professor at the University of Applied Sciences, Crete, Greece where he teaches Management and adjunct faculty at the University of Nicosia, Cyprus and the Hellenic Open University.

About the Series

The Annals of Business Research

This series presents the novel theoretical insights and applied implications on cross-functional business management perspectives, centred on a distinct business management theme of each book. The aim is to extend our understanding on how different cross-functional business and management functional areas, such as strategic management, marketing, HRM, entrepreneurship and innovation and so forth explore/exploit business opportunities and/or offset business risks, based on their area-specific knowledge. To pursue this aim, the chapters of each book discuss on the varied perspectives of different business management functional areas, focusing on the particular theme of each book. All chapters of each volume collectively offer diverse contemporary insights on how different cross-functional business areas pursue business management opportunities, based on their area-specific knowledge, in order to underpin the cross-functional research and practice on the central business management thematic issue of each book.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Entrepreneurship
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Human Resources & Personnel Management
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Management Science
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Marketing / General
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / New Business Enterprises
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Strategic Planning
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Industries / General
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Industries / Computer Industry
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Government & Business
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Information Management
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Production & Operations Management
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / E-Commerce / General (see also COMPUTERS / Electronic Commerce)
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Workplace Culture
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Research & Development
COMPUTERS / Information Technology