Year of Graduation
Innovation Management Methods and Measures in Manufacturing SMEs: A Case Study of a German Manufacturing Company
Governance of Science, Technology and Innovation
This study highlights formalization, knowledge management and creativity techniques as the most appropriate innovation management methods for German manufacturing SMEs. Moreover, the thesis derives a coomprehensive model which combines these methods with quantitative and qualitative measures along the innovation process. Furthermore, this reseearch examines a group of German manufacturing SMEs and highlights their innovativeness.