Synopses & Reviews
Editors McKelvey and Bagchi-Sen present students, academics, andresearchers with a collection of scholarly essays and academic papers focused on the positioning of Asia to impact globalinnovation. The eighteen contributions that make up the main body of the text are devoted to a wide variety of related subjects includingcharacteristics of China’s innovation policy, technological competition in the Chinese market, the role of customers in thedevelopment of the e-bike industry and a leading company in China, and others. Maureen McKelvey is a faculty member of the University ofGothenburg, Sweden. Sharmistha Bagchi-Sen is a faculty member of the State University of New York at Buffalo.Annotation ©2015 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (protoview.com)
Innovation Spaces in Asia provides insight into how and why Asia is poised to impact global innovation. Asia is undergoing rapid developments in markets, sources of technology and user preferences. A key characteristic of the book is the rich empirical understanding of the dynamic processes, involving the strategic decisions of firms and entrepreneurs with the broader socio-economic environment in terms of institutions, markets, knowledge and innovation systems. Innovation spaces are analyzed within Asian countries and firms, from Asia to the world, and from the world to Asian countries.