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Organizational Innovation

1st Edition

Edited by Gerald Hage

Routledge

409 pages

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Published in 1998. In the past year the 300 largest global companies increased their research budgets by an average of 12 per cent. Governments now measure how technologically advanced they are as they worry about their trade balances and unemployment. Many public sector organizations, for example hospitals, universities and welfare agencies, are struggling to keep up with the rate of technological progress. The selections in this book provide a number of insights on how private firms can be more innovative and public sector organizations can keep up with rapid technological change. They emphasize both radical and incremental innovations and both product and process innovation. In particular the advanced manufacturing technologies so central to Piore and Sabel’s ’Second Industrial Divide’ receive a great deal of attention. Finally, the consequences of innovation are the focus of the last section.

Table of Contents

Part 1: Complexity, Organic Structure and Incremental Innovation 1. Industry in a New Age, Tom Burns 2. Program Change and Organizational Properties: A Comparative Analysis, Jerald Hage and Michael Aiken 3. Size, Centralization and Organizational Adoption of Innovation, Michael K. Moch and Edward Morse 4. Organizational Innovation and Structure, Linsu Kim 5. Inventions from R&D: Organizational Designs for Efficient Research Performance, Frank Hull Part 2: Values, Strategy and Risk Taking 6. Innovation of Health Services: A Comparative Study of Hospitals and Health Departments, Arnold D. Kaluzny, James E. Veney and John T. Gentry 7. Elite Values vs. Organizational Structure in Predicting Innovation, Jerald Hage and Robert Dewar 8. Organizational Innovation: A Meta-Analysis of Effects of Determinants and Moderators, Fariburz Damenpour Part 3: Stages of Innovation and Radical Process Innovation 9. Gaining Advanced Manufacturing Technologies Benefits: The Roles of Organization Design and Culture, Raymond F. Zammuto and Edward J. O'Connor 10. A Dynamic Model of Process and Product Innovation, James Utterback and William J. Abernathy 11. Organizational Strategy and Structural Differences for Radical Versus Incremental Innovation, John E. Ettlie, William P. Bridges and Robert D. O'Keefe 12. Organizational and Technological Predictors of Change in Automaticity, Paul D. Collins, Jerald Hage and Frank M. Hull 13. A Theory of Radical Innovation Process for Computer Aided Manufacturing Technology, Donald Gerwin Part 4: Consequences of Innovation and the Feedback Process 14. Overcoming Resistance to Change, Lester Coch and John R.P. French Jr 15. Size, Technology, Complexity and Structural Differentiation: Toward a Theoretical Synthesis, Robert Dewar and Jerald Hage 16. The Impact of Flexible Automation on Business Strategy and Organizational Structure, Raghaven Parthasarthy and Prakash S. Sethi 17. Technological Discontinuities and Organizational Environments, Michael L. Tushman and Philip Anderson 18. Technological Discontinuities and Dominant Designs: A Cyclical Model of Technological Change, Philip Anderson and Michael L. Tushman.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUS020000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Development / Business Development