Technology Development

Multidimensional Review for Engineering and Technology Managers

  • Tugrul U. Daim
  • Ramin Neshati
  • Russell Watt
  • James Eastham

Part of the Innovation, Technology, and Knowledge Management book series (ITKM)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Decision Making

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. James Eastham, David Tucker, Joe Smith, Sumir Varma, Tugrul U. Daim
      Pages 3-22
    3. Wilson Zehr, Abdussalam Alawini, Mousa Alharbi, Mohamed Borgan
      Pages 23-42
    4. Niharika Jeena, Meles Hagos, Charles sai, Yuan Xu, Zack Khalifa
      Pages 43-70
  3. Technology Evaluation

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 71-71
    2. David Tucker, James Eastham, Joe Smith, Sumir Varma
      Pages 115-135
  4. Research and Development

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 137-137
    2. Ramin Neshati, Tugrul U. Daim
      Pages 173-193
  5. International Aspects

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 195-195
    2. Rosine Hanna, David Raffo, Tugrul U. Daim
      Pages 197-208
    3. Russell Watt
      Pages 209-230
  6. Social and Political Aspects

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 231-231
    2. Sowmini Sengupta, Jorge Garcia, Nayem Rahman, Daria Spatar
      Pages 233-249
    3. Songphon Munkongsujarit, Antonie Jetter, Tugrul U. Daim
      Pages 251-275
    4. Tugrul U. Daim, Zoran Aralica, Marina Dabić, Dilek Özdemir, A. Elvan Bayraktaroglu
      Pages 277-300

About this book


​Developing new products, services, systems, and processes has become an imperative for any firm expecting to thrive in today’s fast-paced and hyper-competitive environment.  This volume integrates academic and practical insights to present fresh perspectives on new product development and innovation, showcasing lessons learned on the technological frontier.  The first part emphasizes decision making.  The second part focuses on technology evaluation, including cost-benefit analysis, material selection, and scenarios. The third part features in-depth case studies to present innovation management tools, such as customer needs identification, technology standardization, and risk management. The fourth part highlights important international trends, such as globalization and outsourcing. Finally the fifth part explores social and political aspects.


Benchmarking Globalization Innovation Knowledge management New product development (NPD) Project management

Editors and affiliations

  • Tugrul U. Daim
    • 1
  • Ramin Neshati
    • 2
  • Russell Watt
    • 3
  • James Eastham
    • 4
  1. 1.Engineering and Technology ManagementPortland State UniversityPortlandUSA
  2. 2.Intel CorporationHillsboroUSA
  3. 3.Nike, Inc.BeavertonUSA
  4. 4.Tri Quint SemiconductosHillsboroUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2014
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Business and Economics
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-05650-0
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-05651-7
  • Series Print ISSN 2197-5698
  • Series Online ISSN 2197-5701
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