Innovation Management


The concept determines the critical factors of innovation management. It reviews the managerial practices of successful innovators and summarises the strengths and limitations of innovative approaches.

Technique Overview

Innovation Management

Innovation Management Definition

Innovation management is the active organisation, control and execution of processes, activities, and policies that lead to the "creation of substantial new value for customers and the firm by creatively changing one or more dimensions of the business system" (Sawhney et al., 2006).

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  • Abbott, C., Jeong, K.S. and Allen, S. (2006) The Economic Motivation for Innovation in Small Construction Companies. Construction Innovation: Information, Process, Management, Vol. 6(3), pp. 187-196.
  • Adams, R., Bessant, J. and Phelps, R. (2006) Innovation Management Measurement: A Review. International Journal of Management Reviews, Vol. 8(1), pp. 21-47.
  • Afuah, A. (2003) Innovation Management. Oxford University Press, Oxford.
  • Bessant, J. (2003) Challenges in Innovation Management. In Larisa V. Shavinina (Ed.), The International Handbook of Innovation, Elsevier Science Ltd.

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