Disruptive Innovation and the Commercialisation of Technology

  • Tim Mazzarol
  • Sophie Reboud
Part of the Springer Texts in Business and Economics book series (STBE)


This chapter examines the role of innovation as a key economic driver and the nature of radical or disruptive innovations as a major source of new technological products and processes. It examines the theory and practice of strategic management of innovation, and the generation of innovation value through the adoption of a Blue Ocean strategy. The chapter also provides an overview of new product development processes such as Stage-Gate® and Lean Start-Up, plus the process of assessing innovation rent.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Tim Mazzarol
    • 1
  • Sophie Reboud
    • 2
  1. 1.University of Western AustraliaCrawleyAustralia
  2. 2.Burgundy School of BusinessDijonFrance

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