The Crest of the Innovation Management Research Wave

Marcus Tynnhammar (Ed.)

by Mardeya D. Alblooshi (University of Wollongong in Dubai, United Arab Emirates), Ioana Stefan (KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm, Sweden), Mehmet Tahsin Sahin (Ankara University, Turkey), Juan R. Campos (ESIC Business & Marketing School, Spain), Manel González-Piñero (Universitat de Barcelona, Spain), Yasmina Khadir-Poggi (Nyenrode Business Universiteit, Netherlands), George Martinidis (Urban and Regional Innovation Research (URENIO), Greece), Agung N.L.I. Fahrudi (Universitas Brawijaya, Indonesia), Florian Müller (University of Bremen, Germany), Ekaterina Albats (LUT University, Finland), Maria Real Perdomo (Heilbronn University of Applied Sciences, Germany), Edgar Brea (Australian Institute for Business and Economics), Marco Wirth (Universität Würzburg, Germany), Julian M. Müller (Salzburg University of Applied Sciences, Austria), Marta Morais-Storz (University of South-Eastern Norway, Norway), Frauke Wolf (Trinity College Dublin, Ireland), Ana Paula F. Paes Leme Barbosa (University of São Paulo, Brazil)

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For the ninth year running, the ISPIM Dissertation Award has attracted a wealth of PhD dissertations from all over the globe, which have once again contributed significantly to the field of Innovation Management.

Comprising of submissions from the 2019 ISPIM Dissertation Award deemed to be of both high quality and high interest, The Crest of the Innovation Management Research Wave offers readers insights into the depth and breadth of research potential in the latest wave of innovation management.

This publication provides a window into what the latest generation of scholars are contributing to the innovation management field, as well as into what they find significant and what might become important for the field over time. The wide selection included in this book offers a strong insight into new and upcoming developments in innovation management, drawing attention to interesting empirical areas to research.

This edited volume will be of particular interest not only to students but also researchers and professional managers either interested or actively involved in cutting-edge research in the field of innovation management.

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Chapter 1 Knowing the Ropes in Open Innovation: Understanding Tensions through a Paradox Lens
Ioana Stefan
KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm, Sweden

Chapter 2 Managing collaborative R&D projects with different types of knowledge sources
Ana Paula F. Paes Leme Barbosa
University of São Paulo, Brazil

Chapter 3 Location preferences and innovation dynamics of knowledge-intensive business services: The case of Ankara metropolitan city
Mehmet Tahsin Sahin
Ankara University, Turkey

Chapter 4 Impact of Internal Crowdsourcing Contests on the Development of an Innovation Culture in Large Organizations
Juan R. Campos
ESIC Business & Marketing School, Spain

Chapter 5 Innovation through Cross-Fertilization: Serious Games and Gamification in the Eu-Funded Research Projects
Manel González-Piñero
Universitat de Barcelona, Spain

Chapter 6 Towards a dynamic knowledge-based theory of the firm: an activity system perspective
Yasmina Khadir-Poggi
Nyenrode Business Universiteit, Netherlands

Chapter 7 The Contribution of the Human Factor to Systems of Innovation and the Formulation of Regional Innovation Policies
George Martinidis
Urban and Regional Innovation Research (URENIO), Greece

Chapter 8 Managing organizational learning ambidexterity: An exploratory study of Australian large service organizations
Agung N.L.I. Fahrudi
Universitas Brawijaya, Indonesia

Chapter 9 Assessing factors that influence employees' creativity in public-sector organisations- The case of Dubai government organisations
Mardeya D. Alblooshi
University of Wollongong in Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Chapter 10 Patterns of Service Innovation – An Empirical Study of Automotive Engineering Services in Germany
Florian Müller
University of Bremen, Germany

Chapter 11 The Insect Economy – Sustainable Business Opportunities based on Insects as Biological Resources
Maria Real Perdomo
Heilbronn University of Applied Sciences, Germany

Chapter 12 A developmental perspective on business model innovation: Exploring sequences of change in high-performing IT firms
Edgar Brea
Australian Institute for Business and Economics

Chapter 13 What the 3D Printing Community Teaches Us About Innovation
Marco Wirth
Universität Würzburg, Germany

Chapter 14 Sustainable Industrial Value Creation – An Analysis of Industry 4.0 with Special Regard to SMEs
Julian M. Müller
Salzburg University of Applied Sciences, Austria

Chapter 15 Innovation and the role of problem formulation: capitalizing on the potential of collective intellect for value creation
Marta Morais-Storz
University of South-Eastern Norway, Norway

Chapter 16 Exploring the Effects of Organisational Culture on Innovation: A Mixed-Methods Study of Multinational Subsidiaries in the Irish ICT Sector
Frauke Wolf
Trinity College Dublin, Ireland



Marcus Tynnhammar is a Scientific Coordinator at ISPIM, a position he has held since 2016. One of his responsibilities is to handle the prestigious ISPIM Dissertation Award, which receives over 100 submissions each year. He also began working for a Research Institute in 2019. Marcus has completed several degrees and studied a variety of courses such as Psychology, Political Science, Engineering, Architecture, and Philosophy amongst others. His primary research interest is in the area of Innovation Management with a focus on collaboration; more specifically how companies can improve collaboration with different external actors including academia, government, and even direct competitors. Marcus has a special interest in Theory of Science, focused on epistemology and the expression of ideas through words.

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The Crest of the Innovation Management Research Wave





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236mm x 160mm


17 B&W
Publication date
April 2020