, Volume 23, Issue 1, pp 17-31
Date: 11 Sep 2007

Orchestration of network instruments: a way to de-emphasize the partition between incremental change and innovation?

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Abstract

Incremental change and innovation are often regarded as two separate concepts, with some interconnections. Based on two practical cases that emphasize respectively incremental change and innovation, the article discusses whether a division between these concepts can be maintained. Action research is seen as having a central role, offering an integral working method in industrial networks.