Employee-Driven Innovation: A New Approach

Employee-Driven Innovation: A New Approach

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Presents research in Employee-Driven Innovation, an emergent field of study that meets the demand for exploiting new innovative potentials in organizations. There is a growing interest in creating new knowledge in innovation, emphasizing human resources and social processes. The authors intend to take the global lead in research on these areas.

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ISBN-13: 9781349326457
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 12/09/2015
Edition description: 1st ed. 2012
Pages: 269
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

About the Author

STEEN HØYRUP is Associate Professor in Education and Director of the research programme 'Organisation and Learning' at the Department of Education, Aarhus University, Denmark. He is engaged in the management of the EDI-network: The European network of Employee-Driven Innovation and Workplace Learning.

MARIA BONNAFOUS-BOUCHER is Professor and Dean of Research at Novancia, Paris Chamber of Commerce and Industry Business School, France.

CATHRINE HASSE is Professor at the Department of Education, Aarhus University, Denmark.

MAJA LOTZ is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Business and Politics, Copenhagen Business School, Denmark.

KIRSTEN MØLLER is Project Manager at the Department of Education, Aarhus University, Denmark.

Table of Contents

Foreword; T.Fenwick PART I: THE NATURE OF EMPLOYEE-DRIVEN INNOVATION Employee-driven Innovation: A New Phenomenon, Concept and Mode of Innovation; S.Hoyrup Employee-driven Innovation: Operating in a Chiaroscuro; A.Teglborg , R.Redien-Collot , C.Viala & M.Bonnafous-Boucher In Search of Best Practices for Employee-driven Innovation: Experiences from Norwegian Work Life; T.M.Aasen , O.Amundsen , L.J.Gressgard & K.Hansen PART II: EMPLOYEE-DRIVEN INNOVATION IN THE WORKPLACE MEDIATED THROUGH EMPLOYEE'S LEARNING Creating Work: Employee-driven Innovation Through Work Practice Reconstruction; O.M.Price , D.Boud & H.Scheeres Explaining Innovation at Work: A Sociopersonal Account; S.Billett Innovation Competency - an Essential Organizational Asset; L.Darso Employee-driven Innovation and Practice-based Learning in Organizational Cultures; C.Hasse & U.Brandi Employee-driven Innovation Amongst 'Routine' Employees in the UK: The Role of Organizational 'Strategies' and Individual 'Tactics'; E.Waite , K.Evans & N.Kersh PART III: EMPLOYEE-DRIVEN INNOVATION UNFOLDED IN GLOBAL NETWORKS AND COMPLEX SYSTEMS Moving Organizations toward Employee Driven Innovation (EDI) in Work Practices and on a Global Scale: Possibilities and Challenges; M.Lotz & P.H.Kristensen Exploring the Employee-driven Innovation Concept by Comparing 'Innovation Capability Management' among German and Chinese Firms; W.Fees & A.H.Taherizadeh Privileged yet Restricted?: Employee-driven Innovation and Learning in Three R&D Communities; T.Lempiala & S.Yli-Kauhaluoma Employee Driven Innovation and Industrial Relations; S.De Spiegelaere & G.Van Gyes

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