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Using knowledge networks to support innovation
(Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2009-03)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Innovation capability is undoubtedly an essential attribute for organizations that wish to survive and grow in a modern economy. Innovation is however widely misunderstood and subsequently mismanaged. ...
Innovation models and the front-end of product innovation
(Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2006-12)
This thesis explores the innovation survival issue. As role players in an increasingly global marketplace, businesses acknowledge that regular and constant innovation is the key to remaining competitive. In other words, ...
Knowledge roles and flows in open innovation
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2014-12)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Companies are under constant pressure to stay competitive in order to survive in an ever changing market. It is important for companies to stay ahead of the market and to ensure that any window of opportunity ...
Executing innovation projects using the collaborative nature of integrated knowledge networks
(Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2010-03)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Innovation is important for competitiveness. It thrives on the availability of novel public and private domain knowledge. Thus the ability to access, analyze, synthesize, share, and re-use knowledge is ...
Toward innovation capability maturity
(Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2009-12)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: This research has its roots in Industrial Engineering, where the premise of improving and managing efficiency, effectiveness, productivity and quality is the most common and accepted source of ...
Assessing the innovation capability of a research institution
(Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2011-03)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The evolution of the university’s role in national innovation systems has lately received increasing attention in international academic circles, with emphasis on its role in stimulating and sustaining ...