Innovation in Small Construction Firms promotes the benefits of innovation, and stimulate innovation capability within and between small and medium sized (SMEs) construction firms in an effort to bring in a new 'can innovate, should innovate, want to innovate' culture to the construction industry. Presenting new theoretical and practical insights and models grounded in descriptive case studies, the issues addressed include:
Findings are contextualised in the broader literature to make them of relevance to policy makers, practitioners and researchers interested in small, project-based firms in general.
1. Introduction 2. Innovation Demystified 3. Case Study Investigation 4. Focus and Outcome of Innovation 5. Organisational Capabilities for Innovation 6. Context of Innovation 7. Process of Innovation 8. The Role of Technology Transfer in Innovation Within Small Construction Firms 9. Conclusion