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High-growth firms: Introduction to the special section
High-growth firms (HGFs) have attracted considerable attention recently, as academics and policymakers have increasingly recognized the highly skewed nature of many metrics of firm performance. AExpand
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A cognitive model of innovation
This paper develops a theoretical framework based on empirical case study research that explains the role of tacit knowledge in technical change and how scientific knowledge is used in innovation. ItExpand
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Muppets and gazelles: political and methodological biases in entrepreneurship research
Despite an almost universally accepted belief outside academia that entrepreneurial activity is a positive driving force in the economy, the accumulated evidence remains largely inconclusive. TheExpand
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How journal rankings can suppress interdisciplinary research: A comparison between Innovation Stud
This study provides quantitative evidence on how the use of journal rankings can disadvantage interdisciplinary research in research evaluations. Using publication and citation data, it compares theExpand
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The myth of the biotech revolution.
The existence of a medicinal 'biotech revolution' has been widely accepted and promoted by academics, consultants, industry and government. This has generated expectations about significantExpand
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If Nelson and Winter are only half right about tacit knowledge, which half? A Searlean critique of 'codification'
The paper explores the inherent tensions in the relationships between different theories of knowledge. The paper shows how Polanyi's rather nebulous concept of tacit knowledge can be given a rigorousExpand
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The product-process-organisation relationship in complex development projects
This paper provides a framework linking products to innovation processes in order to show how knowledge, technology and organisation are all interrelated. These interactions create specificExpand
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The myth of the biotech revolution: An assessment of technological, clinical and organisational change
Abstract This paper argues that despite being widely promoted by academics and consultants, the empirical evidence does not support the existence of a biotech revolution. Nor does the data supportExpand
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الهدم الخلاق Creative Destruction
ا ياذم ةمل رذااعم ل دذم مٌدذدت يذمتها ةذٌر ة ةذسارد ًذه ةذساردلا ذذه نأ نأ نذكمٌ لاذمعلأ مٌدذدت و و ذ لا مدذ لا ل دذم داذمتعا ل ذ نذم كذلذو .ءاذد لا و ةداذٌرلا وذٌديت لذجأ نذم ةذٌلع دذمتعٌ .ياٌديتوExpand
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Economies of Scale in Experimentation: Knowledge and Technology in Pharmaceutical R&D
This paper explores how changes in genetics, database, high-throughput screening and bioinformatics technologies have allowed pharmaceutical firms to exploit economies of scale in experimentation.Expand
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