ABSTRACT

This book is about the role of knowledge spillovers and strategic entrepreneurship in the management context. It focuses on how knowledge spillovers and strategic entrepreneurship are crucial to the process of creative destruction and construction.

The book aims to provide insights into and discussion on how firms combine entrepreneurial action that creates new opportunities for industries, regions and economies. This book is first of its kind to link knowledge management perspectives to strategic entrepreneurship to understand the co-creation process. Being interdisciplinary in nature, this book appeals to entrepreneurship and knowledge management scholars, students and practitioners.

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Introduction

chapter 1|12 pages

Knowledge spillover-based strategic entrepreneurship: an overview

ByVANESSA RATTEN, LÉO-PAUL DANA AND JOÃO J. FERREIRA

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Part I Knowledge spillovers in multiple contexts

chapter 4|16 pages

Relational spillovers and knowledge creation across European regions: are there differences across R&D institutional sectors?

ByDANIELA DI CAGNO, ANDREA FABRIZI, VALENTINA MELICIANI

chapter 5|26 pages

How to boost knowledge-spillover effects in disadvantaged regions?

ByMANUELA F. NEVES, JOÃO J. FERREIRA, FERNANDO FERREIRA

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Part II Strategic entrepreneurship and knowledge

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Part III Strategic and international knowledge

chapter 11|19 pages

International knowledge transfer from Kodak to ITRI: a strategic alliance learning perspective

ByFRANK SHIU, CONNIE ZHENG AND MEI-CHIH HU

chapter 13|12 pages

From knowledge to innovation: a review on the evolution of the absorptive capacity concept

ByDENNIS LYTH FREDERIKSEN AND ALEXANDER BREM

chapter 14|24 pages

Knowledge spillovers and innovation spaces in Australia

ByPAUL K. COUCHMAN, ANDREW O’LOUGHLIN, IAN MCLOUGHLIN

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Conclusion

chapter 15|14 pages

Future research directions for knowledge spillovers and strategic entrepreneurship

ByVANESSA RATTEN, LÉO-PAUL DANA AND JOÃO J. FERREIRA