Determinants of Innovative Behaviour

A Firm’s Internal Practices and its External Environment

  • Cees van Beers
  • Alfred Kleinknecht
  • Roland Ortt
  • Robert Verburg

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xv
  2. Introduction

    1. Cees van Beers, Alfred Kleinknecht, Roland Ortt, Robert Verburg
      Pages 1-10
  3. Internal Organization

  4. Linking Internal to External Organization

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 77-77
    2. Vittorio Chiesa, Federico Frattini
      Pages 79-125
    3. Elisabeth Lefebvre, Louis A. Lefebvre, Amal Amarouch, Luc Cassivi, Gaël le Hen
      Pages 169-187
    4. Amaresh K. Tiwari, Pierre Mohnen, Franz C. Palm, Sybrand Schim van der Loeff
      Pages 217-242
  5. External Organization

  6. Back Matter
    Pages 294-308

About this book


A rich overview of current research on determinants of innovative behaviour. It is a unique work as it illuminates these from different perspectives such as, economics, management and psychology. Using several methods of analysis, it shows what specific determinants are predominant in explaining firm performance on innovation.


business business strategy innovation management open innovation organization strategy

Editors and affiliations

  • Cees van Beers
    • 1
  • Alfred Kleinknecht
    • 1
  • Roland Ortt
    • 1
  • Robert Verburg
    • 1
  1. 1.Delft University of Technology (TUD)Netherlands

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