Innovation Management Strategy: Empirical Evidence from Indian Manufacturing Firms

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This chapter contributes to the understanding of innovation management in manufacturing firms. Findings of a cross-sectional study drawing on data from an opinion survey amongst Indian manufacturing firms indicate that firms exhibiting high innovation performance apportion attention to both continuity and change dimensions of innovation management processes related to technology, organization, learning, managerial and networking functions. Making use of cluster analysis to restructure the data, discriminant analysis reveals the relatively important roles of processes concerned with technology change, managerial continuity and technology continuity in improving performance. The results could help firms evolve a suitable innovation strategy leading to enhanced performance.


Firm Performance Innovation Performance Innovation Management Managerial Continuity Innovation Capability 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Scientific and Industrial Research, Ministry of Science and TechnologyGovernment of IndiaNew DelhiIndia

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