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Innovation, Strategy and Risk in Construction av
Innovation, Strategy and Risk in Construction integrates insights from business and government leaders with contemporary research, to help built environment professionals turn serendipity to their own advantage by building greater innovative and adaptive capacity into their operations. Accessible and full of practical examples, the book argues that traditional business strategies which seek to systematise innovation and eliminate uncertainty need to be balanced with more flexible approaches which acknowledge and harness uncertainty. The missing key to innovation, it is argued, is to turn serendipity into capability. The author proposes a simple model which allows managers to tap into the increasingly dynamic and interconnected nature of the construction industry. Innovation does not occur in isolation within individual firms, but through collaboration. Each stakeholder in the construction industry has a responsibility to drive innovation, and this book will be key reading for consultants, contractors, subcontractors, suppliers and clients, as well as policy makers and all serious students of construction management.
Five moments in the history of industrialized building
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Tailoring Competitive Advantages Derived from Innovation to the Needs of Construction Firms.
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Regional innovation systems – an evolutionary approach
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Concurrent commercialization and new-product adoption for construction products
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Understanding the role of developer/builders in the concurrent commercialization of product innovation.
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Public policy and construction innovation
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Strategies for managing innovation in UK housebuilding
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Construction contractors as service innovators
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Cooperative Innovation Projects: Capabilities and Governance Mechanisms
Bosch-Sijtsema, P. M., & Postma, T. J. B. M. (2009). Cooperative Innovation Projects: Capabilities and Governance Mechanisms. Journal of Product Innovation Management, 26(1), 58-70.
The fundamentals of economic development
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