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Title Cases on technology innovation : entrepreneurial successes and pitfalls / S. Ann Becker and Robert E. Niebuhr, editors
Published Hershey, Pa. : IGI Global (701 E. Chocolate Avenue, Hershey, Pennsylvania, 17033, USA), [2010]
copyright 2010
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Description 1 online resource (xxi, 371 pages : illustrations (some color)) : digital files
Contents 1. Case studies of North American university performance in technology transfer and commercialization / Alan Collier, Fang Zhao -- 2. The evolution of ICT institutions in Thailand and Malaysia / Nicholas Maynard -- 3. A case on university and community collaboration : the Sci-Tech Entrepreneurial Training Services (ETS) program / S. Ann Becker, Robert Keimer, Tim Muth -- 4. Technology innovation adoption and diffusion : a contrast of perspectives / Michael Workman -- 5. The challenge of a corporate matchmaker / Francisco Chia Cua -- 6. The development of emerging medical devices : the lead-user method in practice / Brian O'Flaherty, John O'Donoghue -- 7. Paradigms, science, and technology : the case of e-customs / Roman Boutellier, Mareike Heinzen, Marta Raus -- 8. Growth trajectories of SMEs and the sensemaking of IT risks : a comparative case study / Arvind Karunakaran, Jingwen He, Sandeep Purao, Brian Cameron -- 9. Use of the concern-task-interaction-outcome (CTIO) cycle for virtual teamwork / Suryadeo Vinay Kissoon -- 10. Collaboration, innovation, and value creation : the case of Wikimedia's emergence as the center for collaborative content / Divakaran Liginlal, Lara Khansa, Jeffrey P. Landry -- 11. Social networking for distance caregiving and aging in place : a case on Web 2.0 technologies for virtual support / S. Ann Becker -- 12. Case "Mobile-INTEGRAL" / L-F Pau --
13. The Egyptian National Post organization past, present and future : the transformational process using ICT / Sherif Kamel -- 14. Redefining medical tourism / Desai Narasimhalu -- 15. Institutional innovation and entrepreneurial deployment of a software product : case of financial technologies group in India / Biswatosh Saha -- 16. Proving the science : opportunity identification to research contract / Carolyn J. Fausnaugh, Mary Helen McCay
Summary "This book presents cases on theory, research, and practice in the areas of technology transfer, innovation, and commercialization, offering illustrations and examples of entrepreneurial successes and pitfalls in university, industry, government, and international settings"--Provided by publisher
Analysis Concern-task-interaction-outcome (ctiO) cycle
Entrepreneurial training Services program
Information and communication technology
Small to medium enterprises (SmEs)
Social networking
Strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats (SWOT) analysis
Technology innovation
Technology transfer and commercialization
Web 2.0
Wireless sensor network (WSN) technology
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Mode of access: World Wide Web
Title from ebook home page (viewed on Aug. 23, 2010)
Subject Technology transfer -- Case studies.
Technological innovations -- Case studies.
Research, Industrial -- Case studies.
Entrepreneurship -- Case studies.
Genre/Form Case studies.
Form Electronic book
Author Becker, S. Ann.
Niebuhr, Robert E.
IGI Global.
LC no. 2009039911
ISBN 9781615206100 (PDF)