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Adoptive Management Innovation


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About this book


This book discusses adoptive management innovation, which has been successfully implemented in other areas. It proposes a theory on this field by considering the importance and popularity of adoptive management innovation in China and around the globe, and focusing on its nature. It also establishes a process framework through which adoptive management innovation occurs, explores how individual characteristics of individual managers affect their adoption decision, examines the effects of a firm’s dynamic capability on each phase of adoptive innovation, and addresses how intangible management innovation supports the process of tangible product innovation to produce effects. By exploring the process, adoption decision, drivers and effects of adoptive management innovation, the book offers abundant applications for managerial practice.


Adoptive Management Innovation Innovation Process Adoption Decision Innovation Driver Innovation Effects

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  1. 1.Faculty of Management and EconomicsDalian University of TechnologyDalianChina

About the authors

Haifen Lin is an Associate Professor at Faculty of Management and Economics of Dalian University of Technology, where she also received her Ph.D. Her research focuses on management innovation in China and is supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China Project  (71572025, 71302045, 71372082), the National Social Science Fund of China (13FGL004), the Postdoctoral Science Foundation of China (2014T70256), the Scientific Research Fund of Liaoning Provincial Education Department (W2013019, and the Fundamental Research Funds for the Central Universities(DUT15RW214).

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