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Organized Innovation: A Blueprint for Renewing America’s Prosperity

Steven C. Currall, Ed Frauenheim, Sara Jansen Perry, and Emily M. Hunter

Abstract

“Organized” and “innovation” are words rarely heard together. But an organized approach to innovation is precisely what America needs today. This book presents a blueprint for coordinating technology breakthroughs to advance America’s global competitiveness and prosperity. That prosperity is at risk. As other nations bolster technology innovation efforts, America’s research, development, and commercialization enterprise is falling behind. An “innovation gap“ has emerged in recent decades, where US universities focus on basic research and industry concentrates on incremental product development ... More

Keywords: innovation, technology commercialization, organization, America’s prosperity, blueprint, leadership, innovation gap, Engineering Research Center

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2014 Print ISBN-13: 9780199330706
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2014 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199330706.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Steven C. Currall, author
Graduate School of Management, University of California, Davis

Ed Frauenheim, author
Workforce Management magazine, a Crain Communications publication

Sara Jansen Perry, author
Department of Management, Marketing, & Business, College of Business, University of Houston-Downtown

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