The Testaments out now
Mapping National Innovation Ecosystems: Foundations for Policy Consensus (Hardback)
  • Mapping National Innovation Ecosystems: Foundations for Policy Consensus (Hardback)
zoom

Mapping National Innovation Ecosystems: Foundations for Policy Consensus (Hardback)

(author), (author)
£85.00
Hardback 264 Pages / Published: 25/07/2014
  • We can order this

Usually dispatched within 1 week

  • This item has been added to your basket
Increasingly, researchers and policymakers alike recognize that innovations are generated by complex and dynamic national ecosystems that include government, industry, universities and schools. Because these systems differ by country and are strongly influenced by culture, effective policy and research strategies require a systems approach, in which policy consensus is built on a clear understanding of how each nation's innovation ecosystem functions. This book outlines a unique methodology for constructing visual maps of national innovation ecosystems. The authors provide completed maps for six countries (Israel, Poland, Germany, France, Spain and Singapore), and two regions (Greater Toronto and ZhiangJiang Technology Park in Shanghai), along with detailed breakdowns of the policy implications emerging from each. These in-depth examples and a clear methodological approach offer a comprehensive guide for constructing visual portrayals of innovation systems and demonstrate why this is a vital exercise. Scholars and students of innovation and management will find this book an invaluable resource, as will innovation policymakers across the world.

Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 9781782546801
Number of pages: 264
Dimensions: 156 x 234 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
`Frenkel and Maital provide a ground-breaking deeply-delving study of innovation systems, offering guidance for decision-making practitioners that links theory with case-based learning opportunities.' -- Michael Radnor, Chairman and co-founder, Global Advanced Technology Innovation Consortium (GATIC)
`A must read for national policy makers, this book highlights the role of innovation in overall economic wellbeing and the importance of a system-based approach to designing national innovation policies' -- Brendan Cahill, Partner, BearingPoint
`Every national innovation ecosystem is based on the country's history, culture, people and environment. This book is essential reading for policy-makers in any region or nation, especially for nations such as China, in the process of developing an innovation-based economy.' -- Gu Peihua, Provost, Shantou University, China

You may also be interested in...

A Mind for Business
Added to basket
£12.99
Paperback
Running Lean
Added to basket
£27.99
Paperback
Screw Business as Usual
Added to basket
All In Startup
Added to basket
£18.99
Hardback
Ten Types of Innovation
Added to basket
The Innovator's Toolkit
Added to basket
The Wide Lens
Added to basket
£14.99
Paperback
The Innovator's Dilemma
Added to basket
Organization Development
Added to basket
How to be an Artist
Added to basket
The Innovator's Solution
Added to basket
My New Business
Added to basket
£14.99
Paperback

Please sign in to write a review

Your review has been submitted successfully.