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Managing Research, Development and Innovation (3rd Edition)

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Managing the Unmanageable.

: Ravi Jain, Harry C. Triandis, Cynthia Weick
: 9780470404126
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 416
Published: June 2010
Publisher: Wiley

Product Description:
As with the first two editions, this book covers most aspects of the research, development, and innovation process.

Adding two more chapters to an already impressive volume, this new Third Edition expands on challenging issues related to diversity in science and technology organizations, along with insight on how diversity enhance creativity.

Also discussed are the interrelationships of R&D personnel and organizations with other players in this process. As informative as it is innovative, Management of Research, Development, and Innovation employs sound principles to drive economic development.

About the Authors:
RAVI K. JAIN, PhD, PE, is Dean of the School of Engineering and Computer Science at the University of the Pacific in Stockton, California. He has been a Littauer Fellow at Harvard University and a Fellow of Churchill College, Cambridge University. He has published fourteen books, over 150 scholarly papers and technical reports, and has received national recognition for his teaching and scholarly activities.

HARRY C. TRIANDIS is Professor Emeritus of Psychology at the University of Illinois. He is the author of eight books, including Culture and Social Behavior, Individualism and Collectivism, and Fooling Ourselves: Self-Deception in Politics, Religion, and Terrorism.

CYNTHIA W. WEICK is Professor of Management in the Eberhardt School of Business and the School of Engineering and Computer Science at University of the Pacific. Weick was named the Neven C. Hulsey Chair of Business Excellence in 2006, and in 2005, she earned Pacific's Distinguished Faculty Award, which is the University's highest faculty honor.

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