Integrated Analysis of Lead Market Candidates Based on Extant Theory

Part of the Forschungs-/Entwicklungs-/Innovations-Management book series (FEIM)


From a business perspective, showing that lead-market-lag-market patterns may generally occur in the realm of age-based innovations (as in Chapter 3) is an initial insight, which may have a bearing on a number of business decisions with regard to innovation and commercialization of age-based products and services. Companies may, for instance, look out for characteristic lead-lag-patterns and conclude that particular country markets are significantly advanced compared to others – diffusion has a geographic imbalance, not taking place evenly across countries.


Income OECD 


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© Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2015

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.HamburgGermany

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