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Innovation and Organizations

How does innovation take place in organizations?

Interview Themes: innovation and organizations; efficiency and innovation; organizational goals; trust and innovation; collaborative trust; organizational design; values; goals and commitments to organization; incentive system and goals.


Interview: Professor Paul Adler from Marshall School of Business, University of Southern California discusses how trust leads to innovation in organizations. He elaborates on how collaborative trust helps promote a more productive and innovative organization.


Lampel, Jospeh, Jha, Pushkar P., and Bhalla, Ajay. (2012) Test-Driving the Future: How Design Competitions Are Changing Innovation. Academy of Management Perspectives, May2012, Vol. 26 Issue 2

Lichtenthaler, Ulrich. (2011) Open Innovation: Past Research, Current Debates, and Future Directions. Academy of Management Perspectives, Feb2011, Vol. 25 Issue 1

Nambisan, Satish and Sawhney, Mohanbir. (2011) Orchestration Processes in Network-Centric Innovation: Evidence From the Field. Academy of Management Perspectives, Aug2011, Vol. 25 Issue 3

Dacin, Peter A., Dacin, Tina M., and Matear, Margaret. (2010) Social Entrepreneurship: Why We Don't Need a New Theory and How We Move Forward From Here.Academy of Management Perspectives, Aug2010, Vol. 24 Issue 3

Wyld, David C. and Maurin, Robert. (2009) Keys to Innovation: The Right Measures and the Right Culture? Academy of Management Perspectives, May2009, Vol. 23 Issue 2

Gittelman, Michelle. (2008) A Note on the Value of Patents as Indicators of Innovation: Implications for Management Research.Academy of Management Perspectives, Aug2008, Vol. 22 Issue 3

Howell, Jane M. (2005) The right stuff: Identifying and developing effective champions of innovation. Academy of Management Perspectives, May2005, Vol. 19 Issue 2

Jassawalla, Avan R. and Sashittal, Hemant C. (2002) Cultures that support product-innovation processes. Academy of Management Executive, Aug2001, Vol. 15 Issue 3

Leifer, Richard, Colarelli O'Connor, Gina and Rice, Mark. (2001) Implementing radical innovation in mature firms: The role of hubs. Academy of Management Perspectives, May97, Vol. 11 Issue 2

Mang, Paul Y. (2000) Strategic innovation: Constantinos Markides on strategy and management. Academy of Management Perspectives, Aug2000, Vol. 14 Issue 3

Hitt, Michael A., Hoskisson, Robert E., Ireland, Duane R., and Harrison, Jeffrey S. (1991) Are acquisitions a poison pill for innovation? Academy of Management Perspectives, Apr91, Vol. 5 Issue 4

Perry, Lee Tom. (1998) The Capital Connection: How Relationship Between Founders and Venture Capitalists Affect Innovation in New Ventures. Academy of Management Perspectives, Vol. 2 Issue 3

Other AMP journal articles by Professor Paul Adler:
Adler, Paul S. (2002) Corporate Scandals: It's time for reflection in business schools. Academy of Management Perspectives, Aug2002, Vol. 16 Issue 3

Adler, Paul S. (1999) Building Better bureaucracies. Academy of Management Perspectives, Nov99, Vol. 13 Issue 4

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