Lead Market India

Key Elements and Corporate Perspectives for Frugal Innovations

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ISBN: 978-3-319-46390-2 (Print) 978-3-319-46392-6 (Online)

Table of contents (11 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xi

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    Chapter

    Pages 1-10

    India’s Emergence as a Lead Market for Frugal Innovations: An Introduction to the Theme and to the Contributed Volume

  3. Connecting India to Frugal Innovations and Lead Market

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 11-11

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      Chapter

      Pages 13-35

      Frugal Innovation: An Assessment of Scholarly Discourse, Trends and Potential Societal Implications

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      Chapter

      Pages 37-61

      Frugality in Indian Context: What Makes India a Lead Market for Affordable Excellence?

  4. Connecting Frugal Innovations to Grassroots and the Bottom of the (Economic) Pyramid

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 63-63

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      Chapter

      Pages 65-95

      Emerging Patterns of Grassroots Innovations: Results of a Conceptual Study Based on Selected Cases from India

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      Chapter

      Pages 97-117

      Consumer Innovation in the Poor Versus Rich World: Some Differences and Similarities

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      Chapter

      Pages 119-144

      Lessons from Low-Cost Healthcare Innovations for the Base-of the Pyramid Markets: How Incumbents Can Systematically Create Disruptive Innovations

  5. Connecting Frugal Innovations with Analogies and Disruption

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 145-145

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      Chapter

      Pages 147-162

      Developing Frugal Innovations with Inventive Analogies: Preliminary Evidence from Innovations in India

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      Pages 163-192

      Made in India for the World: An Empirical Investigation into Novelty and Nature of Innovations

  6. Actual Practices of Frugal Innovations

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 193-193

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      Chapter

      Pages 195-212

      India’s Electronic Voting Machines: Social Construction of a Controversy Surrounding a Frugal Innovation

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      Chapter

      Pages 213-238

      Renewable Energy in India: Policies, Trends and Foreign Direct Investments in Research and Development

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      Chapter

      Pages 239-254

      Commercial Vehicle Industry in India: An Investigation of the Innovation and Business Trends (2000–2015)