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Five myths about innovation:how does innovation really happen?


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West, J 2008 , 'Five myths about innovation:how does innovation really happen?', paper presented at the 10th Annual Conference Australasian Research Managment Society, 3- 5 September 2008, Hobart, Tasmania.

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Universities are critical, but their role should be reconsidered:

Universities are not primarily ‘ideas factories’, inventing
things that need to be ‘commercialised’.
They are best viewed as repositories of expertise: companies

cannot afford to maintain all fields in-house, but they often
need to draw upon sophisticated capabilities for problemsolving
during the innovation process.

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Authors/Creators:West, J
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