Innovation, Measurement and Services: The New Problematique

  • Rod Coombs
  • Ian Miles
Part of the Economics of Science, Technology and Innovation book series (ESTI, volume 18)


The received concepts of innovation, and the measurement techniques based upon those concepts, are firmly rooted in the study of manufacturing innovation. Are they well suited to analysing innovation in economies in which service sectors and service functions play such a dominant role?


Service Sector Innovation System Innovation Process Service Activity Innovative Activity 
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