Lectures are given during 3 weeks, three meetings each week. Lectures and related Tutorial meetings are separately scheduled – check your programme schedule for details.
Week 1 Lecturer Themes Schilling Ch.
1 Environment for / need for innovation Dolfsma Market, market forms, outside-in, SCP, Porter 2, 6
2 Types of Innovation, antecedents and consequences Dolfsma Product, process, service, bus.mod. innovation 3, 7
3 Organising innovation Dolfsma Collaboration patterns, formal and informal, networks 10
4 Innovation strategy & organisation structure Van der Eijk Teams, structures 11, 12
5 Innovation models, adoption of Innovation Van der Eijk S curve, funnel, portfolio, product-process cycle model. 2, 11
6 Inter-firm collaboration for innovation Van der Eijk Knowledge sharing, cooperating vs competing, Communities of Practice. 2, 4, 8, 9
7 Exploration, exploitation, radical innovation Dolfsma Size of firm, entrepreneurship & innovation
8 Stimulating Innovation: government and management Dolfsma, Interventions, government programmes 13
9 Bybox Stuart J. Miller, CEO Bybox website, annual report, other material All
M.A. Schilling. Strategic Management of Technological Innovation. New York: McGrawHill, ed. 3 or 4. (This book is useful to use and you can pick out the theme or point of view from this book)
Additional Reading, to be used for Tutorials, and for the deepening part of the individual student essay:
1. (No additional reading)
2. Dolfsma, W. (2004) “The Process of New Service Development – Issues of Formalization and Appropriability” International Journal of Innovation Management 8(3): 1-19.
3. Aalbers, R. W. Dolfsma & O. Koppius (2014) Rich Ties and Innovative Knowledge Transfer within a Firm” British Journal of Management 23 (1), 96-109
4. Clark, K. B., and S. C. Wheelwright (1992) “Organizing and Leading ‘Heavyweight’ Development Teams” California Management Review 34(3): 9–28.
5. Utterbak, J. and W. Abernathy (1975) “A dynamic model of process and product innovation” Omega 3(6): 639-56.
6. Seely Brown, J. & P. Duguid (1991) “Organizational Learning and Communities-of-Practice: Toward a Unified View of Working, Learning, and Innovation” Organization Science 2(1): 40-57.
7. Dolfsma W. & G. Van der Velde (2014) “Industry innovativeness, firm size, and entrepreneurship: Schumpeter Mark III?” Journal of Evolutionary Economics 24:713–736.
8. Dolfsma W. & D. Seo (2013) “Government policy and technological innovation—a suggested typology” Technovation 33:173-179.
9. (Bybox; company website, annual reports, other)
Students write an individual essay to complete this course.
An essay counts no less than 3000 and no more than 3500 words.
An essay comprehensively summarizes and academically discusses at least five (5) topics that feature in the course. You may chose from topics in the Schilling book, the lectures and accompanying notes, and additional readings listed.
Students use 1800 words for this. Actively preparing for and participating in Tutorial sessions will assist in doing this.
Students select one (1) topic of choice to deepen their knowledge on. In addition to the material suggested for this course, students find at least one (1) relevant academic article on their theme of choice to deepen the academic content of their essay on Innovation Management. Students use 900 words for the deepening part of their individual essay. Lectures and Tutorials will help select a topic of choice; lecturers and tutorial mentors can help in finding relevant academic articles.
Suggested Table of Content:
Individual Student Essay Innovation Management (Structure)
1. Introduction (200 words; lecture 1 means summarize this subject and introduce what will you show in the body)
2. Reviewing Innovation Management (1800 words; 5 topics from lectures 2-9 or from Schilling book but need to be related to lectures 2-9)(Refer the table above, there are 9 topics that you can choose 5 of them and using the Schilling book for using cause it is core reading and you can also use the additional reading to refer to because books is professional and academic and mu tutor likes us to use resources that he recommend, would you mind please read them carefully and help me to finish my essay)
2. Theme of choice – deepening (900 words) (choose one of your five chosen topics to be specific)
3. Conclusion (100 words)
Individual Essays will be marked along the following dimensions:
-Coherence, flow (40%)
-Depth, critical discussion (20%)
-Novelty, creativity (20%)
-Presentation, language (20%)
All essays are first marked, and a random selection (and all essays that are marked a substandard) are second marked as well.
Assessment standards and marking criteria are attached.
Referencing style of choice can be used; for instance the one used for the list of additional readings.
Students are to hand in individual essay no later than Thursday, November 12, 12noon, through LEARN.
Is indicated on the LEARN site, and explained in lectures, you are to choose 5 topics to review and discuss. These can be from the lectures, from the book, or from the articles. One lectures mostly includes several themes / topics. You then deepen 1, using additional readings. (This is an email from my tutor)
There will be a plagiarism check on essays submitted through LEARN.
Suggestions of what you could put in here:
• Links to the London Campus module
• Links to Library module for referencing guidelines
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