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This edited work offers a multidisciplinary perspective on innovation challenges and innovative practices in the context of developing and transition countries. The contributions mostly embrace a national innovation system approach in an attempt to understand innovation processes and their implications at both macro and micro levels. The chapters in this book, taken as a whole, offer insights into a range of issues grouped around the following questions:• What are the challenges for innovation at the macro (system) and micro (firm) levels according to the experiences of developing and transition countries?• What is the role of public policies in the transformation of national innovation systems?• What innovation practices allow to successfully overcome challenges to innovation?• What is the role of collaboration and learning strategies in fostering innovation?A variety of methods are presented including historical analysis, participatory action research, case studies, document analysis and survey-based quantitative research as well as triangulation to study innovation and adaptation strategies in developing and transition countries. It also provides ten case studies selected from developing and transition countries to offer a detailed and comprehensive perspective on innovation and innovation practices at macro and micro levels. Students and researchers interested in innovation and innovation systems around the world will find this book an invaluable tool and reference.
Number of Pages: 250
Genre: Social Science, Business + Money Management
Series Title: New Horizons in Regional Science
Publisher: Edward Elgar Pub
Street Date: September 29, 2017
Item Number (DPCI): 248-53-8439
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