Science and technology from a business and economics perspective . Lecture 1 2007-10-22 Emelie Stenborg. Teaching week 1. Monday 10-12: Creative destruction and industrial innovation Schumpeter + Fagerberg (125-135, 141 f) Utterback (4, 2, 7, 10) Wednesday 10-12: Innovation in firms
Science and technology from a business and economics perspective
Schumpeter + Fagerberg (125-135, 141 f)
Utterback (4, 2, 7, 10)
Tidd et al (1, 2, 12)
Week 1 – Emelie Stenborg
Week 2 – Astrid Szogs
Week 3 – Lars Coenen
Week 4 – Home exam
Hopefully we will be able to see both why innovation is important and how it can be managed in firms!
Schumpeter – Creative destruction
New combinations of existing things – not only technological
The role of institutions
Has to do with the non-technological issues
From new entrants
The role/characteristics of the entrepreneur
Two and two, give example of creative destruction and (if you know) what happened to the old players and how has the industry changed?
Discuss fordism and post-fordism in terms of
Utterback – Mastering the dynamics of innovation
Chapter 4, 2, 7, 10
Utterback, Mastering the Dynamics of Innovation
1) Support radical developments
2)The importance of incremental innovation!
Work in groups of 2 to 3 people. Choose a firm (possibly a technology of a firm) and relate it to concepts introduced today and on Wednesday:
Presentation (10-15 minutes) on Friday!