Management of Technology: Key Success Factors for Innovation and Sustainable Development - Selected Papers from the Twelfth International Conference on Management of Technology


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Format:
Hardback
ISBN:
9780080446493
Published:
01 Jun 2005
Publisher:
Emerald Group Publishing Limited
Dimensions:
460 pages - 152 x 222 x 19mm
The 12th International Conference of the International Association for Management of Technology (IAMOT) held in March 2002 in Nancy, France, focused on "Innovation and Sustainable Development". These conferences present a unique opportunity to exchange best practice while debating new concepts of managing innovation, technology and R&D. IAMOT remains a major scientific forum where leading researchers and practitioners meet. This book represents a selection of the best contributions presented in Nancy.
The 12th International Conference of the International Association for Management of Technology (IAMOT) held in March 2002 in Nancy, France, focused on "Innovation and Sustainable Development". These conferences present a unique opportunity to exchange best practice while debating new concepts of managing innovation, technology and R&D. IAMOT remains a major scientific forum where leading researchers and practitioners meet. More than 480 abstracts were received during the call-for-papers, of which 305 were submitted as full papers reviewed and were accepted for presentation. Some of the original conference papers have since been published in international journals indicating the dynamism and the scientific quality of IAMOT. This book represents a selection of the best contributions presented in Nancy. Section I - Best Papers Award. Best Researcher Paper: Understanding the Difference Between Information Management and Knowledge Management. (J.C. Terra, T. Angeloni). Best Students Papers : Firms' Wireless Application Needs Assessment in Technology Selection. (P Laaksonen et al.). Proposal for an Approach to Preserve the Decisions and Alternative Solutions on the Design Process. (A. Ngassa, J-P Bourey, M. Bigand). Section II - Sustainable Management of Knowledge and Competences. Emergence of Bangalore as Global Technology Hub : High Tech Clustering in the Context of Culture, Technology and Knowledge Structures. (A. Rawat). Sino-Foreign Joint Ventures as Exogamic Partnerships. (D. Jolly). Managing Technology and Knowledge Across Organisational Interfaces.(C. Farrukh, D. Probert). Investigating the Enabling Mechanisms for Ensuring Quality of Communication in Newly "Virtualized" Project Teams.(M-C. Petit, S. Helene, M. Bourgault). Cognitive Assets: A Model to Understand the Organizational Appropriation of Collective Tacit Knowledge. (J. Cataldo, P. Prochno). Does Knowledge Mean Success? - Capabilities, Strategies and International Performance of Small Knowledge Intensive Firms. (O. Kuivalainen, A. Megdad). Assessment of the Impact of Intermediate Agricultural Processing Technologies on a Rural Community in South Africa. (A. Buys, V. Ndirika). A Re-analysis of World Competitiveness Using IMD - Science and Technology. (F. Niwa, T. Kuwahara). Sustainable Development and Quality Certification Issues : Competencies, Knowledge and Participation. (M. Revel). A Proposal for Considering Sustainable Development as a Tool for Companies to Evaluate their Future Development Scenarios. (M. Jacquot, O. Chery, L. Morel-Guimaraes). Utilizable Information Sources of Competitive Technical Intelligence in Japan. (Yoshio Sugasawa, Noboru Sugino). Section III - Innovation - New Product and Technology Development. Usage and Ergonomics as Common Reference Points for Cooperation and Innovation among Disciplines. (T. Valette et al.). An Approach for Managing the Integration of New Product Development Process in Biotech Start-Ups. (Yuosre Badir, Remi Founou, Jean Philippe Descha

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