, Volume 23, Issue 1, pp 17–31

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

Original Article

DOI: 10.1007/s00146-007-0165-7

Cite this article as:
Haga, T. AI & Soc (2009) 23: 17. doi:10.1007/s00146-007-0165-7


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.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.International Research Institute of Stavanger (IRIS)StavangerNorway