Innovation Management Research
Innovation management represents a main research area within the management research.It was first established to conceptualize the technological innovations that have helped shaping radical new products and services in the past decades, and has now evolved to embrace different types of innovation processes, tools, and mindsets. Today, innovation management is becoming increasingly pervasive and blended with adjacent fields of research (e.g.: marketing, design, operations).
The course describes and discusses the key topics and the key dominant perspectives on the research on innovation management. It is based on the classical articles in the field and it touches recent advances in the most promising research avenues. It is divided into four themes which comprises of: The origins and evolution of innovation research, Key Concepts and frameworks, Innovation organization, processes and actors, Environment for innovation.
After the course the doctoral student should be able to
- Describe and discuss the most relevant theory and frameworks in the innovation management field
- Identify and evaluate innovation practices carried out by companies, understanding the scope, benefits and challenges
- Critically reflect on innovation management and discuss gaps and potential areas for new research
- Apply theories and concepts from the innovation management field in their own research
- Engage in discussions with practitioners in the field of innovation management
For more information see course instructions.
Apply to the course by 15 January, 2023.