Executive Briefing: It’s Innovation… But is it the Right Sort of Innovation?

McLaughlin, Stephen (2011) Executive Briefing: It’s Innovation… But is it the Right Sort of Innovation? Working Paper. IVI: Innovation Value Institute, National University of Ireland Maynooth.

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Organizations that innovate will continue to achieve success and innovation around products and services is certainly of value, but high-order innovation can provide more substantial, economic long-term benefits – especially if it is shared across a sector, or a group of collaborators. This leads to the next question – how ready are Irish organizations to engage in open innovative practices? One thing is for certain; Ireland is starting out from a very strong base position. The question is can we stop viewing other organizations as competitors, and more as collaborators? This is the challenge facing Irish industry.

Item Type: Monograph (Working Paper)
Keywords: Innovation; competition; innovative capability; emerging economies; low-cost; Ireland; value-add; knowledge creation; knowledge transfer; knowledge management; technology centres; collaboration; open innovation; high-order innovation; multinationals;
Academic Unit: Faculty of Social Sciences > Research Institutes > Innovation Value Institute, IVI
Item ID: 2957
Depositing User: McLaughlin Stephen
Date Deposited: 17 Jan 2012 16:47
Publisher: IVI: Innovation Value Institute

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