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The rise of the digital economy: Thoughts on blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies for the collaborative economy

This study highlights the potential impacts of blockchain technology on the collaborative economy (CE), colloquially known as the sharing economy. This conceptual review first analyzes how the CE intersects...

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Towards a technocratic governance system?

The Blockchain technology: Towards utopia or dystopia? In his book, Campbell-Verduyn (2018) brings scholars of anthropology, economics, science, technology and sociology together with global political...

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Evolutionary stable strategies for business innovation and knowledge transfer

Evolutionary game theory expands into a number of areas that go beyond the biological concept of evolution to include sociology, economics, and business management. Social networks determine definite...

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Out-of-sync in managerial attention: Temporal and repertory mismatches between the headquarters and subsidiary

We advance the attention-based view by presenting empirical evidence that the attention of headquarters and subsidiary managers in a multi-business organization is, at times, out of sync. Based on empirical...

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What contributes to individual innovativeness? A multilevel perspective

It is well-established that individual innovativeness is an indispensable quality for employees working in a variety of workplace environments. However, the interaction between the psychological and...

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Building capabilities in natural resource-dependent economies: An innovation systems analysis of the TVET program in Guyana

This paper examines Guyana's technical and vocational education and training (TVET) system in relation to diversifying the country's economy away from natural resource exports. The innovation systems...

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Creativity and innovation: A contribution of behavioral economics

Innovation in products and services is seen by scholars, by specialized media in management, and by some managers as the main currency in modern economies. This is because it allows high average market...

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Harnessing the potential of additive manufacturing technologies: Challenges and opportunities for entrepreneurial strategies

Additive manufacturing (AM), a revolutionary production technique that will make many previously inconceivable innovations a reality, is transforming the manufacturing sector. The technologies behind...

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Innovation and financial performance of companies doing business in Brazil

In this paper, we analyze the relationships among innovation efforts, the impacts of these innovations, and the financial performance of Brazilian companies. We hypothesize that innovation efforts do...

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The impact of patent citation information flow regarding economic innovation on common stock returns: Volume vs. patent citations

This study examines whether the number of forward patent citations (along with alternative patent data)—when used as a proxy for the mixing variable—could infer the aggregate amount of economic-innovation...

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Industrial upgrading based on global innovation chains: A case study of Huawei technologies Co., Ltd. Shenzhen

Although China is a global trade power, it has low value-added trade, which lies at the bottom of the global value chain. Therefore, there is an urgent need to change the unfavorable position of the...

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Tax distortions in cross-border flows of intangible assets

The phenomenon of global fragmented production and associated trade in intermediate products, including intangible assets, has changed how economists study globalization and how new public policies...

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Assessing business incubation: A review on benchmarking

This paper studies benchmarking on Business Incubators (BIs), aggregating the state of knowledge about benchmarks for BI assessment. Based on 136 papers that evaluate BI performance, this study first...

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Frugal innovation and the digital divide: Developing an extended model of the diffusion of innovations

Based on diffusion of innovation (DOI) theory and economic consumption analysis as well as the concept of frugal innovation, this study develops an extended DOI model that theorizes the characteristics...

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The nature and variety of innovation

What is our current understanding of innovation and how many types of innovation do we know? Broadly, innovation landscapes are characterized by well-established categories, such as product, process,...

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Holistic Innovation: An Emerging Innovation Paradigm

This paper systematically reviews the current typical innovation paradigms worldwide and their shortcomings. Based on eastern wisdom and best innovation practices, this paper introduces a new paradigm...

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The industrial dynamics of water innovation: A comparison between China and Europe

The expansion of the green economy agenda has increased the attention on eco-innovations globally, with issues related to water stress identified as one of the major bottlenecks for sustainable economic...

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Expanding the scope of application of user innovation theory—A case study of the civil-military integration project in China

The focus of scholars studying user innovation has been restricted to the interaction between companies and individual users, and how companies can unilaterally exploit values from the value chain between...

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Applying Organizational Ambidexterity in strategic management under a “VUCA” environment: Evidence from high tech companies in China

High tech organizations confront dual demands of exploration and exploitation, particularly in today’ s competitive environment marked by a trend of volatility, uncertainty, complexity, and ambiguity....

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Entrepreneurs innovation bringing job satisfaction, work-family balance, and life satisfaction: In China and around the world

Entrepreneurs work such, as innovation, may bring financial benefits and non-pecuniary benefits, such as well-being. Entrepreneurial innovation expectedly benefits an individuals job satisfaction, balance...

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Measuring the Effectiveness of the Chinese Innovation System: A Global Value Chain Approach

This paper study argues that some disruptive new trends are surfacing with the emergence of new technologies, which makes an efficient and effective R&D and innovation system even more relevant for...

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A Quad Model for Assessing Innovation Potential: Toward a Theory of Innovation Orchestration Quality

The study draws on the prevalent theories for orchestrating cross-organizational innovation and new knowledge development processes, and proposes a new, epistemic perspective for contextualizing innovation...

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Politicizing Responsible Innovation: Responsibility as Inclusive Governance

This paper aims to provide the historical and conceptual bases underlying the inclusionary transition of European innovation policy, and critical analysis of the difficulties relating to the political...

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