Conceptualizing the Innovation Process – Trends and Outlook

33 Pages Posted: 12 Apr 2013 Last revised: 5 May 2013

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Maxim Kotsemir

National Research University - Higher School of Economics

Dirk Meissner

National Research University Higher School of Economics

Date Written: April 12, 2013

Abstract

This paper introduces the evolving understanding and conceptualization of innovation process models. From the discussion of different approaches towards the innovation process understanding and modeling two types of approaches to the evolution of innovation models are developed and discussed. First the so-called innovation management approach which focuses on the evolution of the company innovation management strategies in different socioeconomic environments. Second is the analysis the evolution of innovation models themselves in conceptual sense (conceptual approach) as well as analysis of theoretical backgrounds and requirements for these models. The main focus of analysis in this approach is on advantages and disadvantages of different innovation models in their ability to describe the reality of innovation processes.

The paper focuses on the advantages and disadvantages as well as potentials and limitations of the approaches and also proposes potential future developments of innovation models as well as the analysis of driving forces that underlie the evolution of innovation models recently.

Keywords: innovation models, innovation process, generations of innovation models, process dimension of innovation, innovation models evolution, innovation management

JEL Classification: O14, O30, O31, O32, O33, Q55

Suggested Citation

Kotsemir, Maxim and Meissner, Dirk, Conceptualizing the Innovation Process – Trends and Outlook (April 12, 2013). Higher School of Economics Research Paper No. WP BPR 10/STI/2013. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2249782 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2249782

Maxim Kotsemir (Contact Author)

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Dirk Meissner

National Research University Higher School of Economics ( email )

Myasnitskaya street 20
Moscow, Moscow 119017
Russia

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