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Platforms, Markets and Innovation

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The emergence of platforms is a novel phenomenon impacting most industries, from products to services. Industry platforms such as Microsoft Windows or Google, embedded within industrial ecosystems, have redesigned our industrial landscapes, upset the balance of power between firms, fostered innovation and raised new questions on competition and innovation. Annabelle Gawer presents cutting-edge contributions from 24 top international scholars from 19 universities across Europe, the USA and Asia, from the disciplines of strategy, economics, innovation, organization studies and knowledge management. The novel insights assembled in this volume constitute a fundamental step towards an empirically based, nuanced understanding of the nature of platforms and the implications they hold for the evolution of industrial innovation. The book provides an overview of platforms and discusses governance, management, design and knowledge issues. With a multidisciplinary approach, this book will strongly appeal to academics and advanced students in management, innovation, strategy, economics and design. It will also prove an enlightening read for business managers in IT industries.
The illustrated hardback cover has very light bumping at the corners and ends of the spine and light marking on the back. The binding is sound. The pages are clean and unmarked.
Copyright 2009.

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Author(s):
Annabelle Gawer (editor)
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
16.2 x 24.2 x 2.8 cm
Edition:
2009
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
1848440707
ISBN-13:
9781848440708
Number of pages:
396
Publisher:
Edward Elgar
Title:
Platforms, Markets and Innovation

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The emergence of platforms is a novel phenomenon impacting most industries, from products to services. Industry platforms such as Microsoft Windows or Google, embedded within industrial ecosystems, have redesigned our industrial landscapes, upset the balance of power between firms, fostered innovation and raised new questions on competition and innovation. Annabelle Gawer presents cutting-edge contributions from 24 top international scholars from 19 universities across Europe, the USA and Asia, from the disciplines of strategy, economics, innovation, organization studies and knowledge management. The novel insights assembled in this volume constitute a fundamental step towards an empirically based, nuanced understanding of the nature of platforms and the implications they hold for the evolution of industrial innovation. The book provides an overview of platforms and discusses governance, management, design and knowledge issues. With a multidisciplinary approach, this book will strongly appeal to academics and advanced students in management, innovation, strategy, economics and design. It will also prove an enlightening read for business managers in IT industries.
The illustrated hardback cover has very light bumping at the corners and ends of the spine and light marking on the back. The binding is sound. The pages are clean and unmarked.
Copyright 2009.

Author(s):
Annabelle Gawer (editor)
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
16.2 x 24.2 x 2.8 cm
Edition:
2009
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
1848440707
ISBN-13:
9781848440708
Number of pages:
396
Publisher:
Edward Elgar
Title:
Platforms, Markets and Innovation

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