Über den Autor
DAVID BIRCHALL is Director both of Research and of Learning and Teaching Services at Henley Management College, UK. He has been researching and teaching for over 25 years and has a background in engineering project management. His interests include management of technology including innovation management. He is involved in EU and UK government projects including technology transfer, technology partnering, and virtual learning in a virtual environment, in partnership with organizations in a number of countries.
GEORGE TOVSTIGA is a Visiting Professor at Henley Management College, UK and Senior Advisor to Arthur D. Little (Switzerland) Ltd. He has been involved in research and technology development and transfer in multinationals including Xerox research in Canada, Bayer AG in Germany, and ABB Ltd in Switzerland. Formerly an Associate Professor of Technology and Innovation Management at the University of Twente (Netherlands), he has most recently directed NATO Science and Technology Policy Programme projects in St. Petersburg, Russia, focussed on developing management capabilities in technology-intensive SMEs. He obtained a doctorate in engineering sciences from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH Zürich) and an MBA from the University of Twente (Netherlands).
Capabilities and Competitive Advantage in Continually Changing Contexts Capabilities as Strategic Resources Capabilities and Competitive Advantage Managing Capabilities for Strategic Advantage Strategic Capabilities and Innovation Evolution Innovation: Deriving Opportunity From Disruption Market Orientation and Innovation Success Accelerating Progress Through Partnering and Alliancing Creating Organizations and Networks to Support Innovation Managing Complex Technology Projects, Programmes, and Portfolios Measuring Innovation Performance Appendix A: Strategic Capabilities Portfolio Analysis: Diagnostic Methodology Appendix B: BP Amoco and Capabilities Development
In a competitive environment rivals will quickly respond to changes and improvements. This new contribution demonstrates that companies need to have a methodology for developing strategy with regard to future technology. New technology needs to be integrated into a strategic process and companies who are able to establish the capabilities to achieve this will secure robust competitive advantage. This powerful new approach will be demonstrated with examples and cases.
Shows how to use capabilities in developing new technology as a competitive advantage
Authors are leading figures in this approach from Henley Management College, one of the leading international management schools
Includes international examples and case studies
New approach for examining new technology in a strategic framework