A critical look at technological innovation typology and innovativeness terminology: a literature review

Rosanna Garcia et Roger Calantone. 2002. A critical look at technological innovation typology and innovativeness terminology: a literature review. The Journal of Product Innovation Management 19 (2002) 110-132 Innovation defined Innovation An iterative process initiated by the perception of a new market and/or new service opportunity for a technology-based invention which leads to development, production,… Continue reading A critical look at technological innovation typology and innovativeness terminology: a literature review

De la gestion des connaissances aux organisations orientées conception

Hatchuel, A., P. Le Masson et B. Weil.. (2002). De la gestion des connaissances aux organisations orientées conception UNESCO KM white paper. La gestion des compétences, un symptôme ou un remède? La naissance récurrente d’acteurs développant un nouveau domaine d’expertise est un schème constant. La ré-émergence de cette question tient à : La multiplication des… Continue reading De la gestion des connaissances aux organisations orientées conception

External and shareable artifacts as opportunities for social creativity in communities of interest

Fischer, G. (2001). External and shareable artifacts as opportunities for social creativity in communities of interest.  Working Paper, Center for Life Long Learning & Design. Introduction Historical creativity Ideas and discoveries that are fundamentally novel with respect to the whole of human history. Psychological creativity Ideas and discoveries in everyday work practice that are fundamentally… Continue reading External and shareable artifacts as opportunities for social creativity in communities of interest

Industry, Science, Artistry: Toward a Generic Pattern for Innovation and Creation?

Cohendet et al. 2005. Industry, Science, Artistry: Toward a Generic Pattern for Innovation and Creation? IAMOT Proceedings. Literature and theoretical framework Knowledge platform Generic term for a specific architecture of knowledge that articulates dispersed pieces of specialised knowledge held by actors. (Purvis et al., 2001) Modularity Technical modularity “Loosely couped systems” as a strategy to… Continue reading Industry, Science, Artistry: Toward a Generic Pattern for Innovation and Creation?

Absorptive capacity: a new perspective on learning and innovation

Cohen, W. et D. Levinthal.  1990.  «Absorptive capacity: a new perspective on learning and innovation».  Administrative Science Quarterly, 35, p. 128-152. March and Simon (1958:188) suggested that most innovations result from borrowing rather than invention. The ability to evaluate and utilize outside knowledge is largely a function of the level of prior related knowledge. Firms… Continue reading Absorptive capacity: a new perspective on learning and innovation

Problématique I et plan de travail

Problématique L’ensemble construit, autour d’une question principale, des hypothèses de recherche et des lignes d’analyse qui permettront de traiter le sujet choisi. Problématique I Doit être solide, claire et assurée. Elle permet d’organiser le plan de travail. Définition du domaine de travail Une ou plusieurs questions Domaines à approfondir Débroussaillage Prise de conscience de l’ampleur… Continue reading Problématique I et plan de travail

Terrorized by the literature

Seemingly unimportant choices of details that can foreclose the choice of a theoretical approach. Originality is the product of a faulty memory. – Louis Wirth A good way to prove your originality is to attach your idea to a tradition in which people have already explored the literature. It covers the author’s ass, but works… Continue reading Terrorized by the literature

Comment réussir un mémoire

Pourquoi un mémoire? Par nécessité Par plaisir Pour réaliser une expérience de travail intellectuel approfondie et autonome Pour apporter une contribution à la connaissance d’un secteur de la réalité sociale Pertinence du sujet Chercheur Intérêt personnel du chercheur Capacités et formation du chercheur Position sociale du chercheur Ressources matérielles du chercheur Objet Ampleur de l’objet… Continue reading Comment réussir un mémoire

Pratiques de gestion des ressources humaines et engagement envers l’organisation

Fabi, B., Lacoursière, R., Morin, M., & Raymond, L. (2010). Pratiques de gestion des ressources humaines et engagement envers l’organisation. Gestion, 34 (4), 21-29. Un période de transition démographique au cours des prochaines années qui vera un déclin de la population active et, par le fait même, de la main-d’oeuvre disponible (Légaré, 2004). La main-d’oeuvre… Continue reading Pratiques de gestion des ressources humaines et engagement envers l’organisation

The future of leadership: Combining vertical and shared leadership to transform knowledge work

Pearce, C. L. (2004). The Future of Leadership: Combining Vertical and Shared Leadership to Transform Knowledge Work. Academy of Management Executive , 18 (1), 47-57. The difficulty for a single person to be an expert on all aspects of the work that needs to be done means that knowledge work is increasingly team-based. The changing… Continue reading The future of leadership: Combining vertical and shared leadership to transform knowledge work