This cutting-edge Research Agenda takes a hard look at workplace innovation practices that are vital for dealing with the global disruptive changes we currently face. It unpacks the ways in which organisations can become more sustainable, not only for value creation and profitability but also for sustainable employability and employee skill development.
This book offers insights into how the Theory of Change framework can be effectively employed in a wide range of social interventions. Presenting its potential to support strategy and strategic thinking, this book offers an entry point to understanding how Theory of Change can be applied beyond the typical domain of aid projects.
Providing an in-depth exploration of the formation, building, development, and evolutionary phases of sustainable alliances, this book presents a new perspective on organizational change in value-driven alliances. Combining theoretical ideas, practical concepts, and critical reflections on the topic, this insightful and timely book supports the conception and progression of purpose driven alliances which contribute to a more positive and sustainable world.
While much has been written about the U.S. Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program from both an institutional and a policy perspective, there remains a conspicuous void of general information about firms and research projects that are funded through the program. Providing a multi-dimensional picture of such firms and their projects, this incisive book is designed to help the reader understand in more depth the social benefits associated with the SBIR program.
With an interdisciplinary approach this book elaborates and discusses the strategic, regulatory and economic scenario that the sponsorship of a European Digital Single Market has been generating for small- and medium-sized companies (SMEs).
How are digital technologies changing the creation of new ventures? What are the critical skills for entrepreneurs in the digital age? How does digitalization change product design and communication with customers? How can small businesses in non-digital industries overcome the digital divide? This book helps answer these questions through real-world case studies and lessons learnt from the perspectives of real entrepreneurs in various industries, countries and types of business.
This timely book provides a comprehensive survey of recent developments in intellectual property (IP) law within the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) countries, written by experienced scholars and practitioners in the field.
In this extensively revised fourth edition textbook, authors Vladimir Pucik, Ingmar Björkman, Paul Evans and Günter Stahl take a people management and organizational perspective on the complex issues involved in successfully managing today’s multinational firms. Taking account of contemporary business challenges of digitalization, inclusion, and sustainability, The Global Challenge explores how international strategies are executed through people management.
In light of the tremendous growth of frugal product and process innovations in emerging markets and Northern economies, this book offers a clear understanding of this new direction of technological change with a Schumpeterian analytical frame. Characterising frugal innovation as a new technological paradigm, it illuminates the relationship between frugality and sustainability.
Tackling the pressing challenges that business schools face as they deliver the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), this scholarly How To guide provides rich insights into how to create and sustain the business schools of the future.