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Berkeley Technology Law Journal     Free   (Followers: 15)
Expert Opinion on Therapeutic Patents     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9)
Fordham Intellectual Property, Media and Entertainment Law Journal     Open Access   (Followers: 17)
GRUR International     Full-text available via subscription  
IIC - International Review of Intellectual Property and Competition Law     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 24)
International Data Privacy Law     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 27)
International Journal of Innovation Science     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9)
International Journal of Intellectual Property Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 26)
Invention Disclosure     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
IP Theory     Open Access   (Followers: 10)
JIPITEC Journal of Intellectual Property, Information Technology and E-Commerce Law     Open Access   (Followers: 21)
John Marshall Review of Intellectual Property Law     Free   (Followers: 8)
Journal of Copyright in Education & Librarianship     Open Access   (Followers: 29)
Journal of Data Protection & Privacy     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5)
Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 25)
Journal of Intellectual Property Rights (JIPR)     Open Access   (Followers: 22)
Journal of Knowledge-based Innovation in China     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Law, State and Telecommunications Review     Open Access  
Marquette Intellectual Property Law Review     Open Access   (Followers: 13)
Northwestern Journal of Technology and Intellectual Property     Open Access   (Followers: 7)
Reports of Patent, Design and Trade Mark Cases     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Revista La Propiedad Inmaterial     Open Access  
The Journal of World Intellectual Property     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 22)
World Patent Information     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 15)
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International Journal of Innovation Science
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ISSN (Print) 1757-2223 - ISSN (Online) 1757-2231
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  • Evolvement of international mobility of talents: a complex network
           perspective

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      Authors: Yinqiu Wang , Yunyan Shi
      Abstract: Talents are the critical resource of sustainable development for countries, and attracting talents all over the world is the important way for increasing the country's talent reverse. Therefore, the purpose of this paper is to make the governments understand the evolving pattern of international talent mobility. This paper constructs the networked model of talent mobility among 15 major countries during the years 1990–2012 under the database of the Patent Cooperation Treaty and analyzes the global characteristics and the evolvement of international mobility of talents under complex network perspective. It is found that the mobility network is scale-free, which means that a few developed countries, such as the USA, England and France, have enjoyed considerable migratory flows of talents, but most of the other countries only have moderate levels of brain circulation. Besides a very few exceptions, a dynamic equilibrium is reached for most countries, with numbers of talents evening out between emigration and immigration. As time passes by, the volume of talent flows is gradually stabilized, with the numerical gap existing between developed countries and developing ones. Nowadays, the scale of international mobility of talents is growing at an unprecedented speed, facilitated by technological progress and more flexible migratory policies. This paper sheds light on the evolving pattern of the international talent mobility using complex network analysis. The cogent quantitative analysis highlights the huge challenges faced by national governments and provides the basis for deliberative policy-making aimed at winning the brain war internationally.
      Citation: International Journal of Innovation Science
      PubDate: 2022-05-16
      DOI: 10.1108/IJIS-02-2021-0029
      Issue No: Vol. ahead-of-print , No. ahead-of-print (2022)
       
  • Technology network and development trends of government-funded patents

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      Authors: Shu-Hao Chang
      Abstract: How prospective or emerging technologies can be supported through government-funded research projects has gradually received global attention. However, previous studies have primarily focused on the effects of government funding on subsequent technological development, the overall economy or social welfare of a country or corporate research and development (R&D) activities. These studies have not examined the technology distribution and development trends of government-funded research from a comprehensive technology perspective. In addition, previous measurements of the influence of government-funded R&D projects faced the difficulty of transferring the research achievements of government-funded research to the commercial market. Patents can provide a preliminary understanding of the collaboration, development focus and status of market technologies. Accordingly, the purpose of this study was to examine the development directions of patented technologies engendered from government-funded research projects. Analyzing the network of government-funded patented technologies helped identify the current status and location of specific technologies in a patent network as well as the hotspot technologies in government-funded research projects that correspond to the market. The results of this study indicated that the technologies obtaining government-funded patents mainly consist of advanced materials and semiconductors and that the technological focus has shifted over the years. Nanotechnology, pharmaceutical technology and sanitary technology have gradually become the technologies receiving most of government-funded patents. The trend of development of these technologies also corresponds to the emerging technologies advocated by countries worldwide in recent years. This study provided a comprehensive verification of the government-funded patented technologies from a macro perspective by identifying key technologies using technology network analysis. The findings of this study can serve as a reference for the allocation of governmental R&D resources and the promotion of novel technologies in the private sector.
      Citation: International Journal of Innovation Science
      PubDate: 2022-05-05
      DOI: 10.1108/IJIS-12-2021-0234
      Issue No: Vol. ahead-of-print , No. ahead-of-print (2022)
       
  • Critical factors in the innovation adoption of heated tobacco products
           consumption in an emerging economy

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      Authors: Siviwe Lekezwa , Valencia Melissa Zulu
      Abstract: What factors trigger innovation adoption of heated tobacco products (HTPs) in an emerging economy' The study aims to integrate the diffusion of innovation and consumer resistance theory to develop a framework to measure the adoption of HTPs. The study used a self-administered questionnaire, and the data was collected from 272 respondents. The study used the covariance-based structural equation modelling. The findings suggest that relative advantage, compatibility, trialability, observability and perceived cost significantly affect innovation adoption of HTPs. The study provides theoretical and practical implications for researchers and the tobacco industry. The study, if not the only, is among the few in an emerging economy that explores heated tobacco products adoption by integrating the diffusion of innovation and consumer innovation resistance theory.
      Citation: International Journal of Innovation Science
      PubDate: 2022-05-04
      DOI: 10.1108/IJIS-10-2021-0187
      Issue No: Vol. ahead-of-print , No. ahead-of-print (2022)
       
  • Intellectual structure and pattern of publication in the : a bibliometric
           study

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      Authors: Sasmita Samanta , Bijayalaxmi Rautaray , Dillip K. Swain
      Abstract: This study aims to sketch a bibliometric portrait of the International Journal of Innovation Science (IJIS) and attempts to evaluate its publication patterns from 2011 to 2020 by unfolding the key aspects of its publication trends for the audience of the journal and scholars of bibliometric studies as well. This study analyzes papers published in the IJIS from 2011 to 2020 by using the required bibliometric measures to analyze the key aspects of the publishing trends of IJIS. This study finds that a total of 487 authors published 271 articles in IJIS during 2011–2020. The USA leads the table with 89 papers followed by India (29 papers) and China (26 papers). The degree of collaboration in IJIS ranged from 0.36 to 0.94. Moreover, this study finds that the keyword “design/methodology/approach” is the central theme of research in IJIS around which all other keywords revolve. This study focuses on the publication patterns of the IJIS over a period of ten years. Patterns of research output in 271 publications are comprehended and analyzed. For making a ten-year bibliometric study, the papers published before 2011 were excluded from the purview of research. Readers of the IJIS, teachers and research scholars interested in bibliometric studies can benefit from insights into the scholarly papers published in IJIS from 2011 to 2020. This study would provide the readers of IJIS to ascertain significant contributions, top cited papers, the most prolific authors, geographical distribution of papers, keyword co-occurrence and bibliographic coupling.
      Citation: International Journal of Innovation Science
      PubDate: 2022-05-03
      DOI: 10.1108/IJIS-06-2021-0103
      Issue No: Vol. ahead-of-print , No. ahead-of-print (2022)
       
  • Shades of innovation: is there an East-West cultural divide in the
           European Union'

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      Authors: Saltanat Akhmadi , Mariza Tsakalerou
      Abstract: Innovation output around the world is concentrated in very few economies possessing the requisite skills, knowledge and market acumen to capitalize on emerging technologies. Within the broader European Union, Central and Eastern Europe countries persistently lag in innovation rankings compared to their Western Europe counterparts. The existence of cultural barriers to innovation has been offered as an explanation for the lag, in the sense that perceptions about innovation affect innovation performance. The purpose of this paper is to provide evidence-based analysis on whether there are divergent perceptions at the firm level between East and West. The focus is on four countries with distinct socioeconomic profiles (Germany, Poland, Portugal and North Macedonia) for which innovation data of sufficient granularity exist. Using Probit analysis across the regressors of firm size, sector and innovativeness, a detailed picture of perceptions of innovation emerges naturally. The analysis demonstrates that there is no discernible East-West cultural divide but rather a palette of shades regarding perceptions of innovation, entrenched in firm-level characteristics. Specifically, firm size colors perceptions of innovation and such perceptions in turn are moderated by whether a firm is involved or not in innovation activities. A better understanding of innovation culture at the firm level is essential to drive policy interventions aiming to remove barriers to innovation. The results of this study provide sufficient clues for more refined interventions, both internal (“procedures”) and external (“policies”) to the firm, targeting well-defined size segments as well as addressing differently innovative and non-innovative companies.
      Citation: International Journal of Innovation Science
      PubDate: 2022-04-26
      DOI: 10.1108/IJIS-01-2022-0019
      Issue No: Vol. ahead-of-print , No. ahead-of-print (2022)
       
  • The dark side of innovation in local authorities: influential typologies
           and impacted modalities

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      Authors: Driss El Kadiri Boutchich , Nizar Gallouj
      Abstract: This study aims to highlight the negative effects of innovation with regard to innovation typologies and human, organizational, economic and societal variables in local authorities. To achieve the above objective, radial basis function, based on Softmax activation function, and partitioning variable, is applied on a sample of Moroccan local authorities. The findings show that the typologies of innovation that significantly impact the aforementioned variables are standard innovation/tailor-made innovation, social innovation/commercial innovation and incremental innovation/breakthrough innovation. They also reveal that the modalities considerably impacted by innovation are deviance in reaction, procedural injustice, increase of hidden costs and negative effect on ethics-culture. To the best of the authors’ knowledge, this study is original in that it can contribute to the research in the field of innovation, as it deals with its negative effects in terms of typologies, which are rarely processed in innovation research. Additionally, to overcome these negative effects, this work uses neural networks that are very scarcely used in such studies on innovation.
      Citation: International Journal of Innovation Science
      PubDate: 2022-04-26
      DOI: 10.1108/IJIS-08-2021-0159
      Issue No: Vol. ahead-of-print , No. ahead-of-print (2022)
       
  • Theoretical development of innovation ecosystem: a three-decade research
           landscape

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      Authors: Negar Jalilian , Seyed Mahmood Zanjirchi
      Abstract: Development of each domain of knowledge depends on aggregation of knowledge and documentation of available research. This paper aims to review the articles in the field of innovation ecosystem (IE), do a bibliographic analysis of the information available about each document, explain the process of developing the concept of IE in research during the past years and introduce the forerunner countries, major, top journals, main scientific documents and authors contributing so far to the development of the concept of IE. In this study, 1,233 papers published between 1990 and 2021 April were collected and analyzed by applying life-cycle analysis, bibliometrics and content analysis to provide a full thematic overview of the IE filed. Results showed that initial concepts of IE emerged in 1990 and entered its life-cycle growth period in 2006 due to being accepted by researchers. This growth will continue until 2035. Moreover, top 20 countries (i.e. the most influential and productive countries), most frequently cited journals, top publishing authors and the most important topics as considered by researchers are also identified by employing bibliometrics and content analysis. According coincidence of key words, the most important topics in IE field categorized into four groups. Unlike other works recruiting content analysis solely to identify theoretical areas within this concept, the present study used content analysis in the field of scientific research methodology, and then the most popular tools to develop the concept of IE were identified.
      Citation: International Journal of Innovation Science
      PubDate: 2022-04-19
      DOI: 10.1108/IJIS-09-2021-0176
      Issue No: Vol. ahead-of-print , No. ahead-of-print (2022)
       
  • Green intellectual capital and green HRM enabling organizations go green:
           mediating role of green innovation

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      Authors: Sami Ullah , Tariq Mehmood , Tooba Ahmad
      Abstract: This study aims to investigate the complex relationship between green intellectual capital (GIC), green human resource management (GHRM) and green innovation (GI) for improvement in the environmental performance (EP) of an organization. The data collected from 456 food manufacturing firms in Pakistan was used for structural equation modeling through SmartPLS. Hypotheses were tested through path analysis, predictive relevance and effect size of variables. The findings show that GIC and GHRM have no direct impact on EP; instead, GI plays a mediating role to make GIC and GHRM helpful in improving an organization’s EP. Also, the environmental strategies play a significant role in the EP and act as a moderator in the relationship between GI and EP. The Global Climate Risk Index has ranked Pakistan as the fifth most vulnerable to climate change. Industrial activities are contributing significantly to carbon emissions, and therefore, it is vital to mitigate and adapt to climate change to improve the organization’s EP. The findings of this study show that GIC, GHRM and GI can significantly enhance the EP of food manufacturing firms in Pakistan.
      Citation: International Journal of Innovation Science
      PubDate: 2022-04-13
      DOI: 10.1108/IJIS-12-2021-0222
      Issue No: Vol. ahead-of-print , No. ahead-of-print (2022)
       
  • Factors affecting innovative behavior of Vietnamese enterprises employees

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      Authors: Thi Phuong Linh Nguyen
      Abstract: The purpose of this paper is to investigate the factors affecting innovative behavior (IB) of Vietnamese enterprises employees based on theories of transformational leadership, social cognitive and knowledge spiral. This study used a combination of in-depth interviews and large-scale surveys in 15 enterprises in the North, Central and South of Vietnam. In total, 455 valid questionnaires from employees of information technology, telecommunications and e-commerce enterprises have been used in this research to explore the impact of transformational leadership (TL), coworker support (CS) and organizational learning (OL) on employees' IB. The data collected were subjected to quantitative analysis, including Cronbach's alpha reliability test, exploratory factor analysis (EFA), confirmatory factor analysis (CFA) and structural equation modeling (SEM) for scales and hypotheses testing. The results show that there are positive relationships between TL, OL and employees' IB, in which OL has a stronger impact than TL. The limitations of this paper are that other factors affecting the innovation behavior of employees in Vietnamese enterprises have not been fully explored, the rejection of the hypothesis about the relationship between CS and employees’ IB needs to be considered with the moderating role of job characteristics and the use of convenient random sample selection, due to which its reliability may not be guaranteed. From the results of this study, the authors point out that managers in Vietnamese enterprises should develop TL to deliver more creativity in an organization and enhance the corporate learning-oriented environment. This paper contributes to the existing literature by focusing on factors affecting IB of enterprises employees in Vietnam, an emerging economy in the world.
      Citation: International Journal of Innovation Science
      PubDate: 2022-03-31
      DOI: 10.1108/IJIS-09-2021-0166
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  • New trends in digital marketing emergence during pandemic times

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      Authors: Ali Khalaf Mohammed Alsukaini , Kalsoom Sumra , Ruqia Khan , Tahir Mumtaz Awan
      Abstract: This study relies on an integrated model to study the role of instant mobile messaging apps in the pandemic. The COVID-19 pandemic is reshaping different forms of businesses; one of them is digital marketing. Many aspects of digital marketing augmented in response to the consequences of the virus. A comparative study between Pakistan and Iraq is conducted to investigate the resistors of innovation with the mediation of intention toward actual system usage. It examines the behavioral intentions and actual behavior of individuals in response to the resistance toward innovation. A total of 800 responses were collected through a convenient sampling method from individuals residing in Pakistan and Iraq in the first wave of COVID-19. The data was analyzed through covariance-based structural equation modeling; SPSS and Smart PLS 3.0 were used as efficient data analysis tools in the study. The results inferred that individuals are faced with resistance to innovation when they adopt innovative technology. It was inferred that technology adoption is not poised through image both in Pakistan and Iraq. Intention toward actual behavior was determined to be a potential mediator, which enhances the stature of the integrated model. The significance of this study considering practical and theoretical implications is incorporated for marketer’s policymakers and consumers, along with recommendations for future research.
      Citation: International Journal of Innovation Science
      PubDate: 2022-03-23
      DOI: 10.1108/IJIS-08-2021-0139
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  • Student innovation capability in virtual team projects: lessons learnt
           from COVID-19 pandemic era

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      Authors: Faisal Iddris , Philip Opoku Mensah , Richard Asiedu , Henry Kofi Mensah
      Abstract: The purpose of this study was to examine students’ innovation capability in virtual team projects from the COVID-19 pandemic era. The researchers conducted an empirical study and the data were collected from a total of 308 participants engaging in virtual team projects. A structural equation modeling (SEM) was used to assess the relationship of the conceptual framework. The findings showed that virtual team culture positively influenced propensity to innovate. Also, knowledge management and communication influenced propensity to innovate through the mediation of support for innovation. Developing a strategy for propensity to innovate in any organization demands that project team members should be able to seamlessly communicate. Developing knowledge management, communication and support for innovation strategy in a virtual team may prepare an organization for permanently different post-pandemic events and the future turbulent business environment. This study highlights innovation capability for the propensity to innovate, a topic that is not widely researched, especially in the context of virtual teams.
      Citation: International Journal of Innovation Science
      PubDate: 2022-03-11
      DOI: 10.1108/IJIS-08-2021-0149
      Issue No: Vol. ahead-of-print , No. ahead-of-print (2022)
       
  • Linking workplace ostracism and knowledge hoarding via organizational
           climate: a review and research agenda

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      Authors: Debasis Dash , Rayees Farooq , Satwik Upadhyay
      Abstract: This study aims to analyze the relationship between workplace ostracism and knowledge hoarding. The study also proposes a mediational role of organizational climate in the relationship between workplace ostracism and knowledge hoarding. The procedure used in the study is a systematic literature review covering workplace ostracism, knowledge hoarding and organizational climate from 1986 to 2021. The studies were explored using keyword searches such as “Workplace ostracism”, “Knowledge hoarding” and “Organizational climate” from the selected databases, namely, Scopus, Web of Science and Google Scholar. The systematic review of 146 articles found most studies suggesting that workplace ostracism affects employees’ personal and professional relationships and is a precursor to knowledge hoarding behaviours. The workplace ostracism–knowledge hoarding relationship has a logical explanation as knowledge hoarding is often perceived as counter-normative, which can reduce the performance of a hoarder, leading to behaviours such as ostracism and expulsion. The review proposes that organizational climate plays a significant role in improving the workplace ostracism and knowledge hoarding relationship. The study introduces some fundamental propositions towards the development of a model for future research. The study attempts to uncover a series of relationships between workplace ostracism, knowledge hoarding and organizational climate, which may enhance academic discussion and offer clarity to the conceptualization of these two fields.
      Citation: International Journal of Innovation Science
      PubDate: 2022-03-08
      DOI: 10.1108/IJIS-05-2021-0080
      Issue No: Vol. ahead-of-print , No. ahead-of-print (2022)
       
  • A study of growth barriers and mitigation measures for built environment
           innovative startups: the case of Hong Kong

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      Authors: Patrick T.I. Lam , Kelvin S.H. Mok
      Abstract: This study aims to identify the challenges facing innovative startups in the construction environment, recommending possible self-help measures and society support. A comprehensive literature survey informed a questionnaire survey on built environment startups in Hong Kong, followed by a statistical analysis and supplemented by written views of respondents. Validation by experts confirms the survey results. Triangulated findings highlight the problems of conservative policies, investors’ preference on short payback periods, price competition, high operation cost and a lack of promotion channels. The firm’s size and its age differentiate its networking and fund-raising capabilities. While the survey samples cover the spread of startups in Hong Kong’s construction/real estate industries well, the number is still limited because the city is relatively compact. The barriers and solutions may be particularly relevant to the built environment there, but also worth noting elsewhere. Built environment startups are emerging and their path of development is obscured by industry barriers. While the findings reflect the current situation in Hong Kong, which is a metropolitan city with a vibrant construction market, government policies may present a varying factor in different economies. Conservatism in the construction industry may also be a hindrance, but gradual signs of improvements are seen. The recommendations provided may help mitigate the problems of startup growth. They also provide insights into the construction “startup eco-system” worth the attention of policy makers and project managers, who may make better use of the innovative technology and services of built environment startups if the difficulties are alleviated.
      Citation: International Journal of Innovation Science
      PubDate: 2022-01-31
      DOI: 10.1108/IJIS-02-2021-0033
      Issue No: Vol. ahead-of-print , No. ahead-of-print (2022)
       
  • How innovation can influence customer satisfaction – case study of the
           Saccharum Hotel in Madeira

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      Authors: Ana Melissa Cabral , João Paulo Coelho Marques
      Abstract: The main goal of innovation is to improve customer service and products and also customer satisfaction. Taking into account the four types of innovation recognized by organization for economic co-operation and development, the purpose of this research is to understand how innovation can influence customer satisfaction, specifically in the hotel industry. The data collection was done through qualitative (interview) and quantitative methods (questionnaire). For the quantitative data processing, the Statistical Package for Social Science software was used through statistical inference methods. The results show the influence of the four dimensions of innovation on customer satisfaction. These results confirm previous studies on the influence of service, marketing and process innovation on customer satisfaction. However, the results also show the positive relation between customer satisfaction and organizational innovation as well as the relationship between organizational innovation and the other types of innovation. The results of this study were based only on one hotel unit. The extension to other cases may strengthen the results. The confirmation that customer satisfaction is associated with innovation, in its four dimensions, can contribute to better decision-making, not only for the hotel in the study but also for the sector. Focusing on understanding the relation between the rate of innovation and its impact on customer satisfaction, the study expands the knowledge about the importance of services innovation on a specific hotel in Madeira.
      Citation: International Journal of Innovation Science
      PubDate: 2022-01-26
      DOI: 10.1108/IJIS-03-2021-0061
      Issue No: Vol. ahead-of-print , No. ahead-of-print (2022)
       
  • Bibliometric mapping of techno-scientific systems of small Latin American
           worlds

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      Authors: Iván Manuel De la Vega , Juan Diaz Amorin
      Abstract: The purpose of this study was to compare the evolution of the scientific production of Costa Rica and Panama, from Central America and Paraguay and Uruguay, from South America in the period 2000–2018. To achieve this, first, a bibliometric mapping was performed using the Web of Science (WoS) database. Second, the triple helix model was used to determine whether there are similar patterns or marked differences in the distribution of this type of publications in the helices of government, academia and industry. The steps followed in this study were as follows: design and application of an algorithm to perform WoS downloads; download the publications using the country descriptor; process data using R and VOSviewer; design of a profile of the selected countries based on indicators; and use of the triple helix model to determine the weight of the scientific production. The data found corroborate that the small technoscientific worlds examined do not have the minimum Science & Technology personnel nor the capabilities in infrastructure and technological equipment, and that expenditure in this area is minimal and for these reasons, the production in the WoS is low. Studying the small technoscientific worlds from a bibliometric perspective allows generating inputs to diagnose the state of these countries in this area, as no evidence of similar studies in these countries was found in Scopus or the WoS. Likewise, examining scientific production from the triple helix model makes it possible to identify the weaknesses of each actor, and the results can contribute to the design of better public policies.
      Citation: International Journal of Innovation Science
      PubDate: 2022-01-10
      DOI: 10.1108/IJIS-07-2021-0116
      Issue No: Vol. ahead-of-print , No. ahead-of-print (2022)
       
  • The power of strategic knowledge management in the relationship between
           innovation and the performance of large manufacturing firms in Malaysia

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      Authors: Nagwan Abdulwahab AlQershi , Gamal Abdualmajed Ali , Hussein Abu Al-Rejal , Amr Al-Ganad , Ebrahim Farhan Busenan , Abobakr Ahmed
      Abstract: This study aims to explore the interaction of strategic knowledge management (SKM) and innovation on the performance of large manufacturing firms (LMFs) in Malaysia. This study used a quantitative approach in investigating this interaction. Smart partial least-squares analysis was performed to test the hypotheses. It was observed that administrative innovation, process innovation and product innovation were effective drivers of LMF performance. It was also ascertained that SKM has no moderating effect on the product innovation relationship with performance, although it does moderate the relationships between LMF performance and administrative innovation and process innovation, respectively. The main limitation of this study is its focus on Malaysian LMFs. It nevertheless contributes to the literature by extending understanding of SKM and innovation dimensions from multi-faceted perspectives. As this is largely ignored in the literature, the study paves the way for additional research. The findings may be used as guidelines for chief executive officers, particularly on the way SKM and innovation can be developed for enhanced LMF performance, in the context of South Asian countries. To the best of the authors’ knowledge, this is the first empirical work to confirm the main drivers of SKM, including in the analysis the effect of administrative innovation, process innovation and product innovation and performance, in the context of the manufacturing sector. In support of an original conceptual model, the insights contribute to the literature on innovation, LMFs, SKM and emerging economies.
      Citation: International Journal of Innovation Science
      PubDate: 2022-01-05
      DOI: 10.1108/IJIS-01-2021-0019
      Issue No: Vol. ahead-of-print , No. ahead-of-print (2022)
       
  • Effects of innovative finance, strategy, organization and performance: a
           case study of company

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      Authors: Fatma Sonmez Cakir , Zafer Adiguzel
      Abstract: The aim of the research is to analyze sustainability in energy companies in terms of financial innovation, innovation strategy and organizational innovation. The analysis of this research was done by using the Mplus 7 package program, and the research model was tested using the existing latent variables and their expressions. Data from 298 administrative staff (white collar) working in companies operating in the energy sector were analyzed. Both independent and mediation effects of financial innovation and innovation strategy positively affect sustainability performance. Therefore, it can be concluded that in order for sustainability performance to be positive, importance should be given to financial innovation, innovation strategy and organizational innovation activities. As the data were collected from energy companies in this research, it is not correct to generalize the evaluations. Therefore, in terms of the limitations of the research, the sector and sample size should be taken into account in future studies. This research conducted in energy companies focuses on the importance of sustainability and has a unique value in the literature as the data is collected and analyzed from white-collar employees.
      Citation: International Journal of Innovation Science
      PubDate: 2022-01-04
      DOI: 10.1108/IJIS-08-2021-0146
      Issue No: Vol. ahead-of-print , No. ahead-of-print (2022)
       
  • Emergence of social media as new normal during COVID-19 pandemic: a study
           on innovative complaint handling procedures in the context of banking
           industry

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      Authors: Durgesh Agnihotri, Kushagra Kulshreshtha, Vikas Tripathi
      Abstract: Banking industry has no option but to remain observant and redraft the contagion playbook as per the situation evolves owing to COVID-19. Therefore, this study aims to develop a model to examine empirically how effectively complaints are handled to control customer retaliation and negative e-word of mouth (eWOM) in such a pandemic situation, where banking institutions are using social media as a key platform. A self-administered questionnaire was distributed among 309 participants who had encountered service failure and experienced complaint handling on Facebook. This study draws upon prevailing literature to test a series of hypotheses through structural equation modeling. The findings show that effective complaint handling has a negative influence on customer retaliation in the social media environment. As a result, customer retaliation was found to have a positive association with negative eWOM. Therefore, this study has revealed that effective complaint handling will lead to decrease in customer retaliation and negative eWOM. This study carries an understanding of effective complaint handling efforts by leading banks in the social media environment during the COVID-19 pandemic. This study recommends that customized and effective efforts by the banks can influence customer retaliation and negative e-WOM. The study is conducted during COVID-19 pandemic considering the impact of COVID-19 on banking sector, which is a new phenomenon. This study has highlighted how banks have modified their working methodology during pandemic situation by using Facebook as a prominent platform to redress customers’ issues and complaints.
      Citation: International Journal of Innovation Science
      PubDate: 2021-06-17
      DOI: 10.1108/IJIS-10-2020-0199
      Issue No: Vol. ahead-of-print, No. ahead-of-print (2021)
       
  • Innovation in talent management practices: creating an innovative employer
           branding strategy to attract generation Z

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      Authors: Deepika Pandita
      Abstract: This research paper focuses on the arriving new generation, “Gen Z,” and how an organization can target this new talent through innovation in its employer branding. This paper aims to enhance the readers’ understanding of how generation Z is different from the previous generations and their unique preferences. This study also attempts to probe and help readers understand innovative practices in employer branding and what tools can be used under this umbrella to influence and attract the increasing workforce of generation Z to the labor market. There were 21 in-depth semi-structured interviews taken from human resources (HR) heads of various organizations, a few mid-managers, consultants and HR experts based in India. Each interview was transcribed, and a technique of inductive content analysis was used. Broad themes and several new items emerged that looked at innovation in employer branding. It was found through this study that Gen Z has high career aspirations, working styles, attributes, education preferences and has an innovative mindset. This demands a flexibility of being independent and confident. They prefer diversity not just through race and gender but also through identity and orientation. Most important, money is not the only priority for them when it comes to their career development. They also want themselves to be associates with a workplace exhibiting community support. They are driven by an innovative mindset where they resort to creative means to achieve their goals. The research paper is exploratory. The model and hypotheses the author arrives at must be verified empirically by collecting primary data through validated instruments by the relevant stakeholders in the organization, specifically the stakeholders specializing in the domain of talent acquisition and talent management, to add additional weight and meaning to the literature. As the members of Gen Z are about to step into the labor market, the proposed finding in this research paper would help current industrial practitioners rethink how they will design their policies to entice and integrate Gen Z into the workplace. Realizing that companies’ experience with millennials’ entry into the workforce might not have prepared them to win with Gen Z, the author has examined what makes Gen Z different from earlier cohorts on how do they approach the workplace. Understanding the unique behavioral differences, the author has proposed organizations’ practices to appeal to them to work with them. Adding to the existing literature on “Generation Z” and “Employer Branding,” the author has linked both in the paper with a qualitative study and proposed a model to build Generation Z’s employer brand.
      Citation: International Journal of Innovation Science
      PubDate: 2021-06-08
      DOI: 10.1108/IJIS-10-2020-0217
      Issue No: Vol. ahead-of-print, No. ahead-of-print (2021)
       
  • Can the marketing innovation of purpose branding make brands meaningful
           and relevant'

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      Authors: Sajith Narayanan, Jyoti Ranjan Das
      Abstract: Purpose branding is a concept that has gained momentum in recent years. It is a marketing innovation that has the potential to change why and how companies work. Still, academic research on purpose branding is scarce. This paper aims to increase awareness about purpose branding and showcase how it can be implemented successfully through account of Hindustan Unilever Limited (HUL). The study is based on qualitative research and case analysis of HUL by examining its published reports, its parent company’s trade publications, press articles and relevant studies in indexed journals. Purpose branding is a marketing innovation that delivers increased value to all stakeholders. The account of HUL reveals that purpose branding reaps economic rewards for the organization. A study by Havas Media group involving 300,000 customers across 33 countries found that the customers would not care if 74% of brands in the world disappeared. In such a context, purpose branding provides a way to make the brand meaningful and play a worthy role in consumers’ lives. HUL’s brands that used this approach grew by 69% and accounted for 75% of its overall growth, showing how other organizations can imbibe it into their brands. Despite many trade publications on this trending topic, there is limited academic research on purpose branding. This paper focuses on understanding this concept and demonstrates its successful use by an organization.
      Citation: International Journal of Innovation Science
      PubDate: 2021-06-01
      DOI: 10.1108/IJIS-11-2020-0272
      Issue No: Vol. ahead-of-print, No. ahead-of-print (2021)
       
  • Identifying and prioritizing barriers to digital transformation in higher
           education: a case study in Indonesia

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      Authors: Bayu Rima Aditya, Ridi Ferdiana, Sri Suning Kusumawardani
      Abstract: This study aims to test a theoretical framework to identify and prioritize barriers in the implementation of digital transformation in higher education. The framework was tested using the context of a particular nation: Indonesia. First, a survey questionnaire was conducted to identify the key barriers. Second, the contextual relationship between the key barriers was determined based on an expert’s input to find the importance level of barriers and the degree of difficulty to fix the barriers. Finally, a barrier priority matrix was developed to prioritize the barriers. This study identified the key barriers in the implementation of digital transformation in higher education in Indonesia including eight contextual issues, one technical issue and two cultural issues with different levels of importance and difficulty. Based on the matrix constructed, this study also presented a list of the top 11 priorities of barriers. The results were based on a particular region context. This study lays the foundation for the theoretical framework that is practically useful to perform the identification and prioritization of barriers. Besides, the result discussed in this study gives some direction for policymakers in designing sensible strategies to overcome the barriers. The main contribution of this study is an empirical study that systematically identifies and prioritizes barriers to digital transformation in higher education.
      Citation: International Journal of Innovation Science
      PubDate: 2021-05-19
      DOI: 10.1108/IJIS-11-2020-0262
      Issue No: Vol. ahead-of-print, No. ahead-of-print (2021)
       
  • Values, satisfaction and intentions: online innovation perspective for
           fashion apparels

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      Authors: Pradeep Kautish, Sunita Guru, Anamika Sinha
      Abstract: The purpose of this study is to survey the associations among innovation perspective on value priorities, i.e. hedonic vs utilitarian facets, satisfaction among customers and behavioral intents for online fashion apparels in the Asian economic context, i.e. Indian market. The research used a hypo-deductive strategy and all the constructs were amended from the previous scholarly work. The two-step methodology with structural equation modelling in terms of covariance-based methodology was deployed to weigh the measurement and structural models. The conclusions reveal that value priorities in terms of hedonic vs utilitarian dimensions have a substantial influence on satisfaction, and satisfaction significantly affects intentions for online apparels. Additionally, customer satisfaction performs the role of a partial facilitator between hedonic and utilitarian values and purchase intents. In comparison to hedonic, utilitarian priorities display a superior outcome on customer satisfaction and purchase intents for fashion apparels getting sold online portals. The research will facilitate online researchers and fashion managers recognize the underlying dimensions of innovation-led perspectives on values, i.e. hedonic vs utilitarian, for satisfaction and behavioral intents. The study results will assist online marketers, fashion portals and specialists recognize the characteristics of hedonic vs utilitarian dimensions to improve satisfaction facets and behavioral intents for online fashion apparels. The present scholarly work presents useful insights related to social transformation with respect to innovative online fashion apparel buying paradigms. In an Asian market context, the paper is pioneer work to examine the comparative relationships among value priorities, e.g. hedonic vs utilitarian dimensions and their influence on satisfaction and purchase intents for the fashion apparels sold online sector a two-dimensional measure of consumption values.
      Citation: International Journal of Innovation Science
      PubDate: 2021-05-05
      DOI: 10.1108/IJIS-10-2020-0178
      Issue No: Vol. ahead-of-print, No. ahead-of-print (2021)
       
  • A review of innovative bond instruments for sustainable development in
           Asia

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      Authors: Nisha Prakash, Madhvi Sethi
      Abstract: Advancing the economies in Asia toward meeting sustainable development goals (SDGs) needs an unprecedented investment in people, processes and the planet. The participation of the private sector is necessary to bridge the financing gap to attain this objective. Engaging the private sector can contribute significantly to attaining the 2030 agenda for SD. However, the financial markets in Asian economies are yet to realize this potential. In this context, this paper aims to discuss the state of finance for SD in Asia and identifies innovative financial instruments for attracting private investments for SDs in these economies. This study relies on published articles, reports and policy documents on financing mechanisms for SD. The literature review covered journal data sources, reports from global institutions such as the UN, World Bank, International Monetary Fund and think-tanks operating in the field of climate change policies. Though the topic was specific to financial market instruments, a broader search was conducted to understand the different sources of sustainable finance available, particularly in Asia. The investments that are required for meeting the SDGs remain underfunded. Though interest in sustainability is growing in the Asian economies, the financial markets are yet to transition to tap the growing interest in sustainable investing among global investors. This paper concludes that to raise capital from private investors the Asian economies should ensure information availability, reduce distortions and unblock regulatory obstacles. It would also need designing policies and introducing blended financing instruments combining private and public funds. Though the study has grouped Asian economies, the financing strategy for SDGs should be developed at the country-level considering the domestic financial markets, local developmental stage, fiscal capacity and nationally determined contributions. Further research can focus on developing country-specific strategies for using innovative financial instruments. Mobilizing funds for implementing the 2030 Agenda for SD is a major challenge for Asian economies. The paper is addressed to national policymakers in Asian economies for developing strategies to raise capital for SD through private participation. It provides opportunities for revisiting national approaches to sustainable finance in these economies.
      Citation: International Journal of Innovation Science
      PubDate: 2021-05-05
      DOI: 10.1108/IJIS-10-2020-0213
      Issue No: Vol. ahead-of-print, No. ahead-of-print (2021)
       
  • Innovative m-car rental service quality in India

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      Authors: Tejas R. Shah, Tejal T. Shah
      Abstract: The purpose of the study is to explore and analyze m-car rental service quality dimensions. Exploratory factor analysis method is applied to explore the m-car rental service quality dimensions. Further, confirmatory factor analysis is done to prove the reliability and validity of the factors using AMOS 22.0. The results reveal the m-car rental service quality dimensions: ambient quality, technical quality, comfort, safety and employee service, mobile convenience, mobile responsiveness, mobile efficiency and reliability and mobile safety and billing. The explored dimensions of car rental services are in Indian environment. So, these dimensions can be further validated in other similar cultural context. The proposed measurements can also be applied to measure and compare the service quality performance of car rental firms. Current literature does not confirm the stable factor structure of m-car rental service quality. This study confirms the reliable and valid dimensions of care rental service through mobile app.
      Citation: International Journal of Innovation Science
      PubDate: 2021-04-07
      DOI: 10.1108/IJIS-11-2020-0265
      Issue No: Vol. ahead-of-print, No. ahead-of-print (2021)
       
  • Linking open innovation, innovation barriers and performance of Indonesian
           firms

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      Authors: Arif Hartono, Abdur Rafik
      Abstract: This study aims to examine open innovation that consists a wide range of external knowledge search activities, such external search breadth and depth, external R&D, cooperation and acquisition activities, as a response to different innovation barriers faced by Indonesian firms. Data are derived from Indonesia innovation survey. Exploratory factor analysis is used to identify and combine innovation barriers variables. Ordered logistic estimation is used to measure the impact of innovation barriers on firm openness decision. Logistic regression is used to measure the impact of innovation barriers on firm openness indicators such as external R&D, cooperation and acquisition as the variables are binary. Finally, Tobit regression is used to measure the impact of firm openness decision on innovation performance. The main findings indicate that different barriers to innovation lead to different firms’ openness decisions, and different decisions on openness have differentiated influence on innovation performance. This study contributes to the innovation barrier literature by empirically testing whether experiencing barriers to innovation is associated with a broader external knowledge search activity. Previous studies tend to link innovation barriers with a narrow activity as indicated by external knowledge searching widely and deeply.
      Citation: International Journal of Innovation Science
      PubDate: 2021-04-05
      DOI: 10.1108/IJIS-10-2020-0218
      Issue No: Vol. ahead-of-print, No. ahead-of-print (2021)
       
  • Conservative culture, innovative culture, and innovative performance: a
           multi-group analysis of the moderating role of the job type

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      Authors: Ayman Wael Al-Khatib, Moayyad A. Al-Fawaeer, Mohammed Iqbal Alajlouni, Firas A. Rifai
      Abstract: The purpose of this paper is to identify the effect of organisational culture by its two dimensions (innovative organisational culture and conservative organisational culture) on innovative performance and also investigate the moderating role of the job type on innovative performance in the relationship between innovative organisational culture and conservative organisational culture. For this study’s purposes, 321 questionnaires from employees of Jordanian private universities were analysed. Convergent validity and discriminant validity tests were performed. Data reliability was confirmed. A bootstrapping technique was used to analyse the data. The multi-group analysis was performed to investigate the moderating role of job type. The results of this study indicate that the innovative organisational culture will improve innovative performance and that a conservative culture reduces innovation opportunities. Moreover, innovative organisational culture promotes innovative performance for all employees regardless of who holds administrative positions. This cross-sectional study provides a snapshot at a given moment in time, a methodological limitation that affects the generalisation of its results. Moreover, this study adopted subjective measures and the results are limited to one country, Jordan. This paper contributes to drawing the attention of senior management to the importance of innovation culture in the performance of innovation at Jordanian private universities surveyed, in particular, and other organisations in general. The social impact of this study is to respond to the challenge of building an innovation-based culture and to limit the effects of a conservative culture that limits the response to innovation. This study has important implications for leaders in general. It also highlights the need for organisations to develop an orientation towards innovative organisational culture instead of the classic approach based on the conservative culture of all its members (both administrative and non-administrative employees) and to invest in training that supports this trend, thus increasing their innovative performance, which contributes to raising their capabilities to excel, compete and achieve high levels of performance.
      Citation: International Journal of Innovation Science
      PubDate: 2021-04-05
      DOI: 10.1108/IJIS-10-2020-0224
      Issue No: Vol. ahead-of-print, No. ahead-of-print (2021)
       
  • Impact of digital marketing – a bibliometric review

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      Authors: Kedar Dunakhe, Chetan Panse
      Abstract: The purpose of this paper is to review the literature on the topic “impact of digital marketing” over the span of past eight years, published in various prominent research journals in the past eight years. The purpose of this paper is to act as a starting point for several further researches in this area of study, and also to get the overview of the research that has happened and understand the relevant research gaps that exist in the area of digital marketing. Scopus database is used to search the research publications on the selected topic. The papers selected for this paper have been published in the past eight years (2012–2020). It has been concluded by many of the research papers reviewed that “Digital Marketing Efforts” influence the purchase intention of the customer. It can be also inferred that the distinction between the “marketing” and “digital marketing” is soon fading as every type of marketing effort will have an element of “digital marketing” in it. The approach to the review is theoretical and no primary data have been collected. This bibliometric review is expected to provide overview of the research that has happened over the span of past eight years in the area of digital marketing. Many of the papers have expressed the limitations and opportunities for the future research. Few of the prominent and relevant research gaps are listed in this paper. This paper is expected to lay a foundation for several further studies in this area of study. The paper is original in terms of reviewing the literature published on the topic, “impact of digital marketing”, between years 2012 to 2020. As the world has been forced to go digital due to COVID-19 outbreak, it has become all the more significant to take an account of developments in the field of “digital marketing”.
      Citation: International Journal of Innovation Science
      PubDate: 2021-04-05
      DOI: 10.1108/IJIS-11-2020-0263
      Issue No: Vol. ahead-of-print, No. ahead-of-print (2021)
       
  • Optimum investor portfolio allocation in new age digital assets

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      Authors: Vaibhav Aggarwal
      Abstract: Bitcoin and Ethereum, although the most prominent cryptocurrencies, carry a high ticker price. Many investors carry an inherent bias against high price ticker securities and prefer only low prices securities. This paper aims to help market players generate adequate risk-adjusted returns by investing in only lower-priced cryptocurrencies. The pairwise bivariate BEKK-GARCH (1,1) model is deployed to capture the short- and long-term volatility linkages between Litecoin, Stellar and Ripple from August 2015 to June 2020. Litecoin is the most influential volatility sender in the basket of these three cryptocurrencies. The portfolio weights indicate that investors can create an optimized two asset portfolio with the lowest exposure to Stellar with Litecoin and Ripple. Market players with a long position in Ripple can have the cheapest hedge by shorting Stellar. This study adds to the scant literature on the association between emerging cryptocurrencies and finding optimum portfolio weight and hedge ratios.
      Citation: International Journal of Innovation Science
      PubDate: 2021-03-04
      DOI: 10.1108/IJIS-10-2020-0237
      Issue No: Vol. ahead-of-print, No. ahead-of-print (2021)
       
  • Pedagogy innovation for management graduates: application of design
           thinking

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      Authors: Selvalakshmi M., Vidya Suresh, Mythili Kolluru
      Abstract: This paper aims to develop a pedagogy combining analytic reasoning with a more exploratory skill set that style practitioners have embraced and business schools have traditionally neglected. It proposes a viable business which will be converted into market opportunities. The study aims to expand the domain of design thinking (DT) by applying the concept in the higher education sector with special reference to management education. This paper emerged out of an application of one of the models of DT in the field of higher education. While several models of DT are deployed by various sectors, the 3I model developed by IDEO in 2001 was chosen as appropriate to design a pedagogy for MBA students. The data were complemented by classroom teaching experiments, evaluation and student performance. This paper provides empirical insights about how a change is brought about during implementing a new pedagogy in the system. This innovative pedagogy was named as “Integrative and Interactive Approach.” It was offered to first-year postgraduate students of management. Because of the chosen approach, the research results may lack generalizability. Researchers are encouraged to test the model in a smaller group before implementing. The paper focuses on the testing and implementation of DT in innovating a pedagogy with reference to one chosen institute. The cost, benefits and challenges may differ when applied to other institutes of same kind. This paper fulfills an identified need to have an integrated approach of teaching in management education using case study approach.
      Citation: International Journal of Innovation Science
      PubDate: 2021-02-26
      DOI: 10.1108/IJIS-10-2020-0188
      Issue No: Vol. ahead-of-print, No. ahead-of-print (2021)
       
  • Using blockchain technology in credit rating industry to promote an
           innovative bond-pays model

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      Authors: Krishna Vishwanath Iyer, V.V. Ravi Kumar
      Abstract: This paper aims to propose an innovative blockchain-based system enabling implementation of a bond-pays model in credit rating industry. Issuer-pays model has led to conflict of interest resulting in rating shopping and inflation. Alternative business models have their own problems, e.g. investor-pays model suffers from “free rider” and public dissemination challenges, whereas government-controlled business models can lead to market distortion. Bond-pays model has been difficult to implement owing to operational difficulties in managing co-ordination amongst multiple entities involved, often with conflicting goals. Blockchain technology enables inter-organizational systems that foster trust amongst non-trusting entities, facilitating business functions such as credit rating to be carried out. This paper outlines current processes in credit rating business that has led to repeated rating failures and proposes a new set of processes, leveraging capabilities of blockchain technology to enable implementation of an arms-length bond-pays model. A proof-of-concept system, namely, rating chain has been designed to implement a small part of the proposed model to establish technical feasibility in a blockchain environment. A fully functional blockchain-based system on bond-pays business model, if built and adopted, could impact how credit rating market functions currently and could contribute to a reduction in rating-related challenges. The proposal to adopt blockchain technologies in implementing a bond-pays model in credit rating industry is a novel contribution.
      Citation: International Journal of Innovation Science
      PubDate: 2021-02-24
      DOI: 10.1108/IJIS-10-2020-0200
      Issue No: Vol. ahead-of-print, No. ahead-of-print (2021)
       
  • Business practices for strengthening the quadruple and quintuple helix: a
           study using structural equation modeling

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      Authors: Andrea Aparecida da Costa Mineiro , Rita de Cássia Arantes , Kelly Carvalho Vieira , Cleber Carvalho Castro , Eduardo Gomes Carvalho , Marcelo Gonçalves do Amaral
      Abstract: This study aims to analyze the practices and relationships of companies established in Science and Technology Parks (STPs) as drivers of the quadruple and quintuple helix (QQH) and the determinants for aligning with the future vision of STPs. The authors conducted a survey of companies associated with consolidated STPs and used the Structural Equation Model technique to predict such relationships. The results showed a positive relationship between the QQH and the Future Vision of STPs, in addition to the relevance of collectives as representatives of the quadruple helix (QH). Collectives are a recent phenomenon and require longitudinal studies on their performance in innovation environments. Companies that are part of collectives are the actors of the QH. The role of collectives in aligning with the future vision of STPs should be considered. Collectives reflect people’s vision and can help STPs from being a closed environment and expand their performance, with a key role in connecting innovation environments. The authors found that collectives are promising in practices related to sustainability, thus contributing to STPs with their ability to mobilize the ecosystem. The research emphasizes the role of companies as agents of QQH in innovation environments, strengthening the increasing and distinct role of collectives in their relationships with STPs.
      Citation: International Journal of Innovation Science
      PubDate: 2021-12-30
      DOI: 10.1108/IJIS-02-2021-0049
      Issue No: Vol. ahead-of-print , No. ahead-of-print (2021)
       
  • Influence of inbound and outbound open innovation practices on performance
           of firms: an evidence from Indian product SMEs

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      Authors: Sriram K.V. , Sumukh Hungund
      Abstract: This study aims to analyze the influence of inbound and outbound open innovation practices on firm performance among Indian product small and medium-sized enterprises. A cross-sectional design with a quantitative approach is adopted. The data is collected from 213 decision-makers of software product firms through an online survey using the criteria-based snowball sampling method. The data is processed in IBM SPSS 23.0 and analyzed using multiple regression. Collaboration with customers and purchasing intellectual property rights (IPR) are the key inbound practices that positively influence firm performance. Outbound innovation practices such as selling out IPR and spin-off influence firm performance negatively and positively, respectively. Inbound open innovation practice such as trade show participation helps in product development and outbound open innovation practice such as spin-off helps in product development. The study analyses the influences of inbound and outbound open innovation practices on firm performance among software product firms in emerging economies. The research outcomes have vast implications for theory and practitioners.
      Citation: International Journal of Innovation Science
      PubDate: 2021-12-07
      DOI: 10.1108/IJIS-03-2021-0059
      Issue No: Vol. ahead-of-print , No. ahead-of-print (2021)
       
  • Impacts of high-involvement HRM practices on organizational innovation
           capability: the mediating mechanism of tacit and explicit knowledge
           sharing

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      Authors: Thanh Thi Cao , Phong Ba Le , Nhan Thi Minh Nguyen
      Abstract: Given the important role of knowledge sharing (KS) processes for organizational innovation, the purpose of this study is to investigate the mediating roles of tacit and explicit KS in bridging the relationship between high-involvement human resource management (HRM) practices and specific aspects of innovation capability, namely, product and process innovation. Analysis of moment structures and structural equation modeling are applied to examine the correlation among the constructs based on the survey data collected from 111 manufacturing and service firms. The empirical findings reveal that KS processes positively mediate the relationship between high-involvement HRM practices and innovation capability. It highlights the important role of explicit KS in fostering aspects of innovation capability compared to the effects of tacit KS on aspect of innovation capability. Vietnamese firms should pay much attention to high-involvement HRM practices to improve their innovation capabilities. In addition, fostering the willingness of employees for sharing tacit knowledge (e.g. experiences, uncommon understandings and insights) and explicit knowledge (e.g. formal information, official documents and reports and procedures and policies) is one of the most optimal solutions for firms to pursuit product and process innovation capability. This paper significantly contributes to increasing knowledge and insights on the correlation between high-involvement HRM practices and specific forms of innovation. The understanding on mediating role of KS processes contributes to advancing the body of knowledge of HRM practices and innovation theory.
      Citation: International Journal of Innovation Science
      PubDate: 2021-11-17
      DOI: 10.1108/IJIS-05-2021-0091
      Issue No: Vol. ahead-of-print , No. ahead-of-print (2021)
       
  • Prospect theory: an analysis of corporate actions and priorities in
           pandemic crisis

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      Authors: Poornima Tapas , Deepa Pillai
      Abstract: The purpose of this study is to examine and interpret the findings from different sources on the corporate decisions during COVID-19. The COVID-19 is a new phenomenon; grounded theory research approach is adopted to develop propositions on prospect theory and strategic decisions. The paper examines and interprets the findings from different sources on the corporate decisions during COVID-19. Conventionally, it is believed that innovation brings risks, and individuals preferred certainty over uncertainty, even if the gains under uncertainty were twice as high. But, the results of the study indicate a divergent trend. Under threat perceptions of risks, companies explore significant opportunities and possibilities for organizational growth. The study provides a framework to analyze the strategic decisions of corporate enterprises. The decisions replicate value function as concave in a gain situation and convex in a loss realm in times of pandemic crises. This paper uses “actions taken” by enterprises offering various solutions in the testing times. The study is multidisciplinary in nature; it analyses the transformation strategic decisions in the context of economic and social dimensions for surviving the pandemic crises. The study provides a foundation for future research, as inferences are based on select examples.
      Citation: International Journal of Innovation Science
      PubDate: 2021-09-02
      DOI: 10.1108/IJIS-10-2020-0241
      Issue No: Vol. ahead-of-print , No. ahead-of-print (2021)
       
  • Understanding the drivers of innovation in an organization: a literature
           review

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      Authors: Mugdha Vinod Dani , Aradhana Vikas Gandhi
      Abstract: Innovation is an engine that drives the organization and allows it to outcompete in the economic environment. This paper aims to analyze scientific publications between 1980 and January 2021 concerning innovation indicators at organizational and individual levels. The study identifies 11 unique indicators to evaluate innovation, thus enhancing existing knowledge in the domain. A total of 175 randomly selected journal articles were systematically analyzed. While innovation has received significant attention in the commercial sector, the focus on the construct in academic research has remained relatively narrow. The analysis offers a comprehensive view of innovation drivers at an organizational and individual level. The literature review offers a deeper understanding of the indicators of innovation impacting organizational performance. The analysis and methodology discussed aim to assist managers, researchers and policymakers in comprehending the various innovation indicators; such understanding may enhance individual and organizational efficiency.
      Citation: International Journal of Innovation Science
      PubDate: 2021-08-18
      DOI: 10.1108/IJIS-10-2020-0201
      Issue No: Vol. ahead-of-print , No. ahead-of-print (2021)
       
  • An entrepreneurial way of engaging student entrepreneurs at business
           school during pandemic

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      Authors: Yogesh Brahmankar , Madhura Bedarkar , Mahima Mishra
      Abstract: The purpose of this study is to understand the challenges faced by the higher educational institutes in imparting entrepreneurial education during the COVID-19 pandemic and to explore the institutional response to handle the difficulties posed by COVID-19 through innovative educational initiatives. To understand the challenges faced, data was collected from entrepreneurship students and entrepreneurship educators through focus group discussions. The study followed Kitzinger (1995) as data was analyzed in its entirety as a group and then individually. Groups and individuals were the focus of the analysis. The study applies the Kepner Trego problem analysis technique (KPTA) as the problem-solving technique adopted by the institute and SAP-LAP (situation, actor, process, learning, action, performance) to discuss the findings of the study. The study found that to engage, encourage and enable students to study on their start-up/business ideas; it is important to facilitate peer interactions, internships in start-ups and meaningful engagement with alumni entrepreneurs. Some proactive interventions are also expected from institutes to energize the student community with positivity. It is also important to nurture the emotional well-being of budding entrepreneurs. The case study narrates the innovative and agile problem-solving approach of the business school during the pandemic. KPTA focuses more on appreciative dialogue and also helps to replicate the best from other situations to the problem areas. SAP-LAP method also helps practitioners to initiate the right new actions with targeted performance. As a greater number of academic institutions impart entrepreneurship education today, the findings of the study would be relevant to the stakeholders, including students, educators and institutes. The study underpins the importance of the emotional well-being of entrepreneurs/student entrepreneurs and an innovative approach to keep the student moral high during such a challenging situation. It is an ongoing exercise at a business school where the challenges were identified, analyzed and solutions were implemented using a structured methodology such as focused group discussions, KPTA and SAPLAP. The innovative initiatives not only engaged the student well but also were able to ensure their emotional well-being.
      Citation: International Journal of Innovation Science
      PubDate: 2021-08-12
      DOI: 10.1108/IJIS-11-2020-0264
      Issue No: Vol. ahead-of-print , No. ahead-of-print (2021)
       
  • The intertwined relationship of shadow banking and commercial banks’
           deposit growth: evidence from India

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      Authors: Shiba Prasad Mohanty , Santosh Gopalkrishnan , Ashish Mahendra
      Abstract: While traditionally it was believed that shadow banking undercuts business from traditional commercial banks, the time has now arrived to examine the various innovative practices used by various shadow banks and non-banking finance companies (NBFCs) to explore various collaboration and competition possibilities. The parallel existence of the traditional and shadow banking systems creates a market environment where both the entities are inter-dependent for growth and development with their edge of advantages and snags. This study aims to investigate the development and growth of deposits in NBFCs and scheduled commercial banks (SCBs) and, through the adoption of innovative practices, highlights possible growth opportunities for both ahead. This study uses yearly bank deposit data from 1998 to 2019. This study incorporates univariate autoregressive integrated moving average modeling to predict the future deposit growth of SCBs and NBFCs in India. This study concludes that both the entities, i.e. NBFCs and SCBs, will experience deposit growth; however, the proportionate growth of deposits in SCBs will be higher than NBFCs. This study concludes that the NBFCs will exhibit higher growth in the future. Thus, a strengthened regulatory framework will boost the growth of the NBFCs, providing a safe environment to the investor. Further, as this study primarily considers only deposit-taking NBFCs and commercial banks and a single variable – “deposit” to predict its future growth, it offers a scope for future research to consider and include other kinds of NBFCs like non-deposit taking NBFCs, housing finance companies, micro-finance Institutions and infrastructure finance companies. A competently regulated financial system of an emerging economy confers tremendous growth opportunities to the financial institutions functioning in the system. Deposits are a significant parameter for the performance of the financial institution; thus, by keeping it as the underlying premise, this study forecasts the future growth in deposits for both the commercial banks and NBFCs. This forecasted growth in deposits for both entities, if analyzed and acted upon appropriately, can, apart from other opportunities for investment, be used to point at directional growth of the economy and the gross domestic product, considering that credit growth is a barometer for economic growth. The scope of this study is limited to NBFCs and SCBs of India and considers only a single variable, i.e. deposit for data analysis and growth forecasting.
      Citation: International Journal of Innovation Science
      PubDate: 2021-08-06
      DOI: 10.1108/IJIS-01-2021-0022
      Issue No: Vol. ahead-of-print , No. ahead-of-print (2021)
       
  • Digital innovation in wealth management landscape: the moderating role of
           robo advisors in behavioural biases and investment decision-making

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      Authors: Ankita Bhatia , Arti Chandani , Rajiv Divekar , Mita Mehta , Neeraja Vijay
      Abstract: Innovation is the way of life and we see various innovative techniques and methods being introduced in our daily life. This study aims to focus on digital innovation in the wealth management domain. This study examines the effect of usage of robo-advisory services in investment decision-making and behavioural biases, i.e. overconfidence and loss aversion. Such studies are more pronounced in developed countries and little has been studied about investor behaviour in association with advisory services in developing countries such as India. Overconfidence and loss-aversion biases, investment decision-making and advisory services questions are measured using a five-point Likert scale. The number of respondents was 172 investors. A purposive sampling is used for gathering responses from investors. Structural equation modeling model was run using AMOS 22 version software package. The authors found that behavioural biases positively and significantly influence the irrationalities of investment decision-making. The findings of this study also provide empirical evidence that the usage of robo-advisory services, by individual investors, is still incapable of mitigating behavioural biases, such as overconfidence bias and loss-aversion bias. The sample size of this study could be a limiting factor. This study is limited only to two biases, while other behavioural biases affect the investment decision-making of the investors, which can be considered for future research along with the impact of robo-advisory services in different socio-cultural backgrounds. This study will assist fintech start-ups, banks, architecture of robo advisors, product owners and wealth management service providers improvise their products, platforms and offerings of these automated advisory services. This could help individual investors to mitigate their behavioural biases in investment decision-making. This study is useful to society as the awareness of robo-advisory services is very less, at present, and there is a need to increase the usage of these services to extend the benefit of this to the lower stratum of society. These services would be useful to all investors who find it difficult to afford financial advisors and help them mitigate their behavioural biases for investment decision-making. This study is the first of its type that establishes the linkage between behavioural biases, digital innovation in fintech, i.e. robo-advisory services and individual investor’s investment decision-making in individual investor of the Indian stock market.
      Citation: International Journal of Innovation Science
      PubDate: 2021-07-28
      DOI: 10.1108/IJIS-10-2020-0245
      Issue No: Vol. ahead-of-print , No. ahead-of-print (2021)
       
  • Causal interactions among essential factors of Industry 4.0 innovation
           using DEMATEL technique in manufacturing industries

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      Authors: Dheeraj Nimawat , B.D. Gidwani
      Abstract: Industry 4.0 implementation appears to have a far-reaching effect on consumer demand. Research findings on market prospects and implementation status are also rare. The purpose of this study is to address the essential factors regarding the implementation status of the Indian manufacturing industries that would entail a complete implementation of the Industry 4.0 innovations in developing nations and execute them entirely to achieve related benefits. The primary factors impacting the Industry 4.0 implementation status recognized a focus on comprehensive literature analysis and its validation by recommendations from 12 specialists with substantial expertise in Industry 4.0. The DEMATEL technique has been implemented in this analysis to examine the structure of causal interactions among the recognized essential factors. From a literature analysis and recommendations from specialists, 16 essential factors are recognized. Using DEMATEL techniques, ranking of the essential factors has been obtained according to their importance. Moreover, the findings show the cause and effect interactions among essential factors in the perspective of Industry 4.0 innovations in Indian manufacturing industries. The current research is restricted to Indian manufacturing industries (developing nations). It will help industries move towards an Industry 4.0 implementation by knowing their status. A research model is being developed, including specific vital features of Industry 4.0 as indicators for its implementation. Nevertheless, few are renowned for how industries, especially in developing nations, perceive the possible effects of Industry 4.0 technological innovations and industrial efficiency. To the best of the authors’ knowledge, the present research contributes first to be carried out regarding the model of information about the nature of causal interactions among the recognized essential factors of Industry 4.0 in the surrounding of Indian manufacturing industries to address the implementation status of Industry 4.0 innovations using DEMATEL technique.
      Citation: International Journal of Innovation Science
      PubDate: 2021-12-14
      DOI: 10.1108/IJIS-08-2020-0125
      Issue No: Vol. 14 , No. 2 (2021)
       
  • Understanding influence of supply chain collaboration on innovation-based
           market performance

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      Authors: Hina Baig , Waqar Ahmed , Arsalan Najmi 
      Abstract: In today’s world, supply chain collaboration becomes an essential source of attaining competitive advantage to make the position in the global market in terms of information, expertise and risk-sharing abilities. Hence the purpose of this study is to highlight the understanding of the value and importance of collaboration in innovation and to strategically implement such steps to achieve supply chain collaboration capabilities. The data of 269 respondents were collected from supply chain professionals belong to the different industrial sectors in Karachi, Pakistan. The data was analyzed by using structural equation modeling. This study finds that supplier collaboration brings radical as well as incremental innovation. In contrast, internal collaboration brings incremental innovation, whereas collaboration with customers has an insignificant impact on incremental innovation. Furthermore, both types of innovations have a positive and significant influence on market performance. This study's outcome improves the understanding of the types of innovation enhanced by each construct of collaboration. Supply chain experts or managers are motivated to implement innovation to improve the firm's overall market performance. This research will contribute to the literature by sharing the understanding of the relationship among supply chain members as they collaborate for innovation purposes. All supply chains develop a sustainable competitive advantage in market performance.
      Citation: International Journal of Innovation Science
      PubDate: 2021-11-16
      DOI: 10.1108/IJIS-03-2021-0054
      Issue No: Vol. 14 , No. 2 (2021)
       
  • Imperatives for open innovation in times of COVID-19

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      Authors: Srirang Kumar Jha
      Abstract: COVID-19 pandemic has triggered an existential crisis amongst the companies, communities, organisations and institutions across the globe. People are facing unusual scenarios characterized by prolonged lockdowns, changes in the work from home compulsions, job losses, disruptions in the supply-chain networks, the slowdown in economies, scarcity of essential commodities and unavailability of medical services due to burgeoning numbers of positive cases with COVID-19. Death rates due to COVID-19 are alarmingly high, which complicate matters all the more. The purpose of this paper is to explore how open innovation can enable the suffering communities overcome the crisis of such magnitude. This paper is based on general understanding and academic insight emerging out of the millennial crisis like COVID-19 that the author witnessed with close quarters. The people’s suffering due to COVID-19 pandemic is terrific, almost unparalleled in the history of civilisation. However, the pandemic has also galvanised the people all over the world to come together and work towards collaborative problem solving and open innovation. As such, COVID-19 has presented an unprecedented situation which warrants extra-ordinary responses. The crisis has inadvertently made room for open innovation so that human miseries can be successfully mitigated by leveraging collective wisdom and traditional knowledge of the communities who are more than willing today to collaborate and make a difference in the solutions space in true sense. This paper provides fresh insights on the rationale and efficacy of open innovations in overcoming the crisis like a pandemic. Companies across the globe have also come forward to work together with anyone, including their competitors, to explore immediate and practical solutions to the problems caused by COVID-19. The paper also provides a framework of developing as well as strengthening an ecosystem for open innovations in the world inflicted by unique civilizational crisis. The only way to get out of the current mess is to join hands for collaborations and collectively find innovative solutions to the issues plaguing humanity today.
      Citation: International Journal of Innovation Science
      PubDate: 2021-10-28
      DOI: 10.1108/IJIS-02-2021-0030
      Issue No: Vol. 14 , No. 2 (2021)
       
  • The impact of customer knowledge management, TQM and marketing
           capabilities on product innovation performance of Malaysian SMEs: an
           empirical study

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      Authors: Maha Mohammed Yusr , Sany Sanuri Mohd Mokhtar , Selvan Perumal , Maruf Gbadebo Salimon
      Abstract: Several strategies and processes can help companies to enhance the success rate of new products. This study aims to identify a few strategies for that purpose represented by total quality management (TQM) practices, building knowledge and capabilities. Moreover, the current paper discusses the role of applying TQM practices and customer knowledge management in developing the marketing capabilities of the organizations. This study is a quantitative approach where the data collected from 141 manufacturing small and medium enterprises operating in Malaysia and partial least squares technique was used to test the hypotheses. The findings of this study highly support all the proposed hypotheses and establish marketing capabilities as a facilitator in the relationship between TQM practices, customer knowledge management and product innovation performance. However, customer knowledge management and TQM were found not to have an impact on product innovation performance. The introduced model contributes to enhancing the understanding of the impact of customer knowledge on the success of product innovation performance. The model further includes TQM as a process that helps the organization get customer satisfaction information. The incorporation of these two processes will support the organization’s capabilities in the innovation field.
      Citation: International Journal of Innovation Science
      PubDate: 2021-10-24
      DOI: 10.1108/IJIS-03-2021-0053
      Issue No: Vol. 14 , No. 2 (2021)
       
  • The development trend and academic patent technology network of laser and
           optical technologies

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      Authors: Shu-Hao Chang
      Abstract: The application of laser and optical technologies in the industry is wide and extensive; the development and application of laser and optical technologies have become a promising research domain. However, most existing studies have focused on the technical aspects or the application aspects; these studies have not highlighted the technology distribution and application development of laser and optical technologies from the big picture. Additionally, the manner in which the research and development (R&D) results of universities correspond to the needs of enterprises and industry has become a topic of concern for the public. Therefore, this study aims to adopt the academic patents as the basis for analysis and to construct a laser and optical technology network. Therefore, in the current study, the researchers have analyzed relevant academic patent technology networks, using academic patents of laser and optical technologies as a basis of analysis. The study results indicated that the key technologies mainly lie in nanostructures, metal-working, material analysis and semiconductor devices. Additionally, these technologies are mainly applied in industries, such as optics, medical technology, pharmaceuticals, biotechnology and organic fine chemistry; this indicated that a large proportion of academia’s R&D outcomes are applied in these industries. In this study, the researchers have constructed a technology network model to explore the technical development direction of laser and optical technologies; the results of the current study could serve as a reference for universities and industry for allocation of R&D resources.
      Citation: International Journal of Innovation Science
      PubDate: 2021-10-15
      DOI: 10.1108/IJIS-02-2021-0044
      Issue No: Vol. 14 , No. 2 (2021)
       
  • Barriers to radical innovation in research institutions in China

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      Authors: Jianhua Yang , Rafif Al-Sayed
      Abstract: This study aims to develop a better understanding of radical innovation performance and proposes a comprehensive and theoretical model of the barriers impeding radical innovation from the perspective of researchers working in research institutions in China. Both quantitative and qualitative techniques were used to test the hypotheses regarding barriers to radical innovation and the model proposed in this research. The data was collected through questionnaires and semi-structured interviews with researchers from different research institutions across several cities in China. Next, the data was analyzed by deploying the structural equation modeling technique and calculating the statistical significance of correlations, regression and path coefficients among the latent variables. The results indicated the major barriers impeding radical innovation in Chinese research institutes. Based on these findings, suggested policies, regulations and business models are put forward that can promote radical innovation in these institutes through increasing research freedom, enhancing organizational flexibility, attracting talented researchers and expanding research collaboration. The research proposes a comprehensive and theoretical model of the barriers impeding radical innovation from the perspective of researchers working in research institutions in China.
      Citation: International Journal of Innovation Science
      PubDate: 2021-09-16
      DOI: 10.1108/IJIS-04-2021-0075
      Issue No: Vol. 14 , No. 2 (2021)
       
  • Toward collaborative networking among innovation laboratories: a
           conceptual framework

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      Authors: Atia Bano Memon , Kyrill Meyer , Muhammad Nawaz Tunio
      Abstract: The purpose of this paper is to suggest a conceptual framework of collaborative networking among structurally and functionally varying types of Innovation Laboratories, which will enable them to leverage upon diverse competencies of each other and thereby facilitate their clients (business organizations) throughout the innovation process. The conceptual framework proposed herein is oriented around design science research, whereby the important constructs underpinning the development of framework are identified from existing literature. The framework is based upon two constructs, service-based categorization of extant Innovation Laboratories, and concepts of horizontal and vertical modes of inter-InnoLab collaboration (collaboration among Innovation Laboratories). The framework is subsequently developed in iterations based on experts’ views and discussions. The conceptual framework presents eight different opportunities of interconnection among Innovation Laboratories including the four horizontal collaboration possibilities as network of mentors, network of process intermediaries, network of resource providers and network of network coordinators which are followed by four subsequent vertical collaboration possibilities among these horizontal collaboration networks. The proposed collaborative network of Innovation Laboratories enables undertaking of complete innovation process with four possible entry and four possible exit points for business organizations. The conceptual framework proposed herein is first of its kind to suggest a worldwide collaborative networking among Innovation Laboratories. The applicability and usefulness of the framework is supported by the existing ad hoc type individual collaborative activities being exercised by different kinds of Innovation Laboratories as reported by Innovation Laboratory facilitators and observed in practical field.
      Citation: International Journal of Innovation Science
      PubDate: 2021-09-16
      DOI: 10.1108/IJIS-04-2021-0069
      Issue No: Vol. 14 , No. 2 (2021)
       
  • Regional government R&D investment and innovation performance: the
           moderating effect of geographical and organizational proximities

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      Authors: Dongyun Zhu , Bingfen Xu
      Abstract: This study aims to measure the moderating effect of geographical and organizational proximity by focusing on readily available Chinese regional economic data over a five-year period. The authors used multilevel regression analysis to analyze the relationship. Results show that increasing government investment in research and development (R&D) can improve innovation performance during this period, organizational proximity and geographic proximity have a positive moderate effect on the relationship between R&D investment and Innovation performance. This study enriches the existing theories on government innovation input and output from the perspective of regional differences and provides meaningful guidance for current Chinese regional innovation policies.
      Citation: International Journal of Innovation Science
      PubDate: 2021-08-27
      DOI: 10.1108/IJIS-01-2021-0001
      Issue No: Vol. 14 , No. 2 (2021)
       
  • Examining the effect of functional diversity on organizational team
           innovation

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      Authors: Gladys Esinu Abiew , Eugene Okyere-Kwakye , Florence Yaa Akyia Ellis
      Abstract: Underpinned by the information processing theory, this study aims to investigate the relationship between functional diversity and team innovation by examining the moderating role of some selected cultural dimensions (power distance, uncertainty avoidance and masculinity-femininity) in the relationship between functional diversity and innovation. A quantitative research method was used using a structured questionnaire as a tool to collect data from 251 respondents drawn from research institutions in Ghana. Data was analysed using simple regression and hierarchical multiple regression. In addition, a structural equation model was used to conduct confirmatory factor analyses to examine whether the variables in the hypothesized model for the study captured distinct constructs that the variables were designed to measure. The study revealed that functional diversity was positively related to team innovation. The study also found that functionally diverse groups are more innovative when they exhibit low uncertainty avoidance, femininity and low power distance. These findings suggest that practices such as team communication, honesty, respect and trust would foster team unity and commitment, which would enable members to share diverse expertise towards the creation and execution of new ideas and improvement of productivity in the country. The study examined the relationship between functional diversity and team innovation by examining the moderating role of some selected cultural dimensions (power distance, uncertainty avoidance and masculinity-femininity) in the relationship between functional diversity and innovation.
      Citation: International Journal of Innovation Science
      PubDate: 2021-08-24
      DOI: 10.1108/IJIS-02-2021-0027
      Issue No: Vol. 14 , No. 2 (2021)
       
  • A study on socio-aesthetic value accentuation and marketing performance:
           an SDL perspective

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      Authors: Augusty Tae Ferdinand , Siti Zuhroh
      Abstract: This study aims to build a conceptual model based on socio-aesthetic value accentuation (SAVA), positional advantage and sales-network power as the bridging process for enhancing sales performance in the context of small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). A structural study methodology is adopted. In all, 200 owner– managers of SMEs were involved in the study and voluntarily spent time for an interview in the data collection process. To test the model and hypotheses, the authors used the analysis moment structure structural equation modeling (AMOS SEM structural model software to analyse 178 usable questionnaires. The results demonstrate three strategic pathways to enhanced sales performance, namely, anchors on SAVA, positional advantage and sales-network power and are the basis of the separate contribution of our proposed strategic equilateral triangle model for conceptual bridging. The rejection of the hypothesis provides a room for further research. The sample frame of Indonesian SMEs limits the generalisation power of SAVA concept, which then calls for replication to achieve a broader generalisation. The theoretical implication of the study relates to strengthening the applicability of the theory of service-dominant logic in marketing studies. There are several practical managerial implications for SME entrepreneurs seeking to improve sales performance. This pioneering study explains the role of SAVA – positional advantage and sales-network power to bridge innovation capability and enhanced marketing performance.
      Citation: International Journal of Innovation Science
      PubDate: 2021-08-17
      DOI: 10.1108/IJIS-11-2020-0255
      Issue No: Vol. 14 , No. 2 (2021)
       
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