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Our Case Studies

The Centre for Technology and Innovation Management brings together leading-edge academic research with practical tools and extensive experience from collaborating closely with industry.

Process Innovation: Open innovation and the moderating role of the motivation to achieve legitimacy

Research on open innovation explores how engagement with external parties can support an organisation's innovative ability.
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A Decision Framework to Mitigate Supply Chain Risks: An Application in the Offshore-Wind Industry

Paper motivated by capacity improvements of recent offshore wind farm projects.

Supply chain integration configuration: Process structure and product newness

Christos Tsinopoulos and Heather McDougall set out to use existing survey data to look in detail at how supply chains are integrated and configured.
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Exploring the role of innovativeness and opinion leadership in diffusion

There has been much academic debate over the relationship between diffusion, innovation and opinion leadership.
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Influencing Procurement Policy and Practice in the North East of England

A study for the North East Procurement Organisation into the consequences of current procurement practice in the North East of England.