Phelps - Innovation imiteur

Key Ideas • The knowledge of innovators inevitably spreads. Imitators thus benefit from innovators’ research efforts. • Nevertheless, imitators do not reproduce innovations exactly, and they can add to the innovator’s knowledge in return. • The more widely innovation is spread, the more it contributes to innovators’ own knowledge and to their overall innovation capacity. (...)

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Key Ideas • On the whole, households have rational investment strategies. • They tend to (...)

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Innovation & Entrepreneurship15 September 2009

Entrepreneurial Optimism

Key Ideas • Overhalf of entrepreneurs overestimate their development potential when they first (...)

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Human Resources Management15 June 2009

Sales Force Compensation: The Weight of the Net

Key Ideas •To ensure that sales force remain motivated, companies should increase the variable (...)

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Leadership & Management15 April 2009

The Upside of Ambivalence

Key Ideas • Evaluation of a situation as both positive and negative generates broader (...)

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Corporate Strategy15 February 2009

Are Biotechs Profitable?

Key ideas • The “Silicon Valley” model of American development is not applicable when (...)

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Human Resources Management15 January 2009

Why CEOs Nearing Retirement are Averse to Risk

Key ideas •The reluctance of CEOs approaching retirement to engage in short-term risk-taking can be (...)

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Organizations15 January 2009

Building Innovation by Strengthening Bridges

Key Ideas • It is great for people to share knowledge across organizational boundaries, but it is (...)

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