The Innovationist Edge
- From Diffusion to Translation and Back. Disembeddingâ€”Re-embedding and Re-invention in Sociological Studies of Diffusion. MICA, ADRIANA // Polish Sociological Review;2013, Issue 181, p3
Abstract: This paper reviews and parallels the thesis of disembedding-re-embedding of ideas, objects and practices in the translation paradigm (Ã Ia Scandinavian institutionalism) with the discussion of reinvention in the diffusion of innovations theory (as put forward by Everett M. Rogers)....
- SOME PRINCIPLES OF CULTURE CHANGE AND THEIR RELATION TO THE PHILIPPINES. Hollnsteiner, Mary R. // Philippine Sociological Review;Jan1958, Vol. 6 Issue 1, p1
The article outlines the principles in introducing innovations to rural Christian Filipinos in the Philippines. A realization of the functional nature of culture, its interrelatedness, that when a change takes place in one aspect of a culture, changes also occur in other parts of this culture....
- Modeling Global Spillover of New Product Takeoff. van Everdingen, Yvonne; Fok, Dennis; Stremersch, Stefan // Journal of Marketing Research (JMR);Oct2009, Vol. 46 Issue 5, p637
This article examines the global spillover of foreign product introductions and takeoffs on a focal country's time to takeoff, using a novel data set of penetration data for eight high-tech products across 55 countries. It shows how foreign clout, the susceptibility to foreign influences, and...
- Death and rebirth: innovation and diversity. Johnson, Mark R. D.; McGee, Paula // Diversity in Health & Care;2011, Vol. 8 Issue 4, p197
An introduction is presented in which the editors discuss various reports within the issue on topics including health care literacy, knowledge gap in minority ethnic community, and the quality of heath services given to LGBT people and disabled individuals.
- Technological Entrepreneurship : Modeling and Forecasting the Diffusion of Innovation in LCD Monitor Industry. Li-Ming Chuang; Chun-Chu Liu; Chien-Min Huang; Feng-Rong Lin // International Proceedings of Economics Development & Research;2011, Vol. 4, p31
Following the optoelectronics industry is the development of the semiconductor industry strongly after the high-tech industry, a "two trillion, two star" one of the focal points. Recent years, the government putting in a lot of painstaking effort in Taiwan, let us LCD industry have brisk...
- The Middle East--a kinder, gentler culture than expected. Bagby, D. Ray // Baylor Business Review;Fall1997, Vol. 15 Issue 2, p18
Opinion. Presents the author's view about religion and culture in Saudi Arabia and Bahrain. Author's views on the religious affiliation of the people in the Middle East; Comparison between Saudi Arabia and Bahrain; His overall view about Saudi Arabia.
- Innovation Can Be Fun. kaser, dick // Computers in Libraries;Jun2011, Vol. 31 Issue 5, p4
The article features the Hindi goddess of knowledge, Saraswati, and explores the importance of innovation.
- FLUORIDATION: THE DIFFUSION OF AN INNOVATION AMONG CITIES. Crain, Robert L. // Social Forces;Jun66, Vol. 44 Issue 4, p467
The theory of interpersonal influence in the diffusion of innovation can be extended to deal with intercity influence when the adopting unit is a municipal government rather than an individual. The hypothesis received confirmation when tested using data on the adoption of fluoridation in the...
- Diffusing Information. De Fleur, Melvin L. // Society;Jan/Feb88, Vol. 25 Issue 2, p72
This article focuses on diffusion research. Within the broad traditions of diffusion research, several subcategories can be identified. The subcategory in which research has been pursued most vigorously has been the diffusion of innovations. The classic example of the diffusion of an innovation...