Second ‘Top paper’ recognition for Dr Felicia Fai
A paper by Dr Felicia Fai, Lecturer in International Business at the University of Bath School of Management and Professor Steve Brown, formerly at the School of Management and now at the School of Business and Economics, University of Exeter, has been ranked in the journal Technovation’s list of top 25 papers.
This is the second paper Dr Felicia Fai has had in top 25 downloads this year, the other being in the journal, World Patent Information. (See here for previous press release).
The rankings are based on ScienceDirect users’ 25 most frequently downloaded articles within each individual journal.
Their article in Technovation entitled ‘Strategic resonance between technological and organizational capabilities in the innovation process within firms’ suggests that a key weakness in much of the literature on innovation is that it does not deal sufficiently with the contextual issues concerning the changing paradigms of manufacturing and the profound impact that these developments have had upon the innovation process. Brown and Fai offer the concept of strategic resonance as a missing ingredient within some firms who are now faced with conditions of hyper competition where ongoing innovation is a key requirement. The concept of strategic resonance is not offered as a prescriptive panacea but it is suggested that firms need to understand and remove the blockages to strategic resonance as part of their innovation development processes.
The article was published in the highly-ranked journal, Technovation, Volume 26, Issue 1, 1 January 2006, Pages 60-75.
The full article can be downloaded from the ScienceDirect website (depending on your access rights).
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