Monthly Archives: October 2008

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Eve Harrington and strategic alliances

Eve Harrington and strategic alliances

Krzysztof Klincewicz contributed a chapter to the trilogy “Mythical Inspirations for Organizational Realities”, edited by Prof. Monika Kostera and published by Palgrave Macmillan, which concerning the roles and examples of myths in management theory and practice. The paper referred to a movie, which could supplement ancient mythologies and literary works in summarizing shared experiences or … Continued

Polish innovativeness

Polish innovativeness

The book on Polish innovativeness presented an extraordinarily harsh criticism of the traditional science and higher education systems in Poland in the first years of the country’s membership in the European Union. Klincewicz used the metaphor of bottomless pit to describe the post-socialist, ineffective system of innovations, which requires major structural reforms before the public … Continued

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Strategic alliances in the high-tech industry

Strategic alliances in the high-tech industry

Krzysztof Klincewicz wrote a book on strategic alliances in the high-tech industry, published by a German academic publisher Logos Verlag. The book uses the model of high-tech value chain to explain the inter-dependencies among technological companies, encouraging their co-operation but also imposing certain relationship patterns, which are linked to technological characteristics of products and services … Continued

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Open source and innovation

Open source and innovation

Are the open source software projects actually innovative? Krzysztof Klincewicz dared to ask the controversial question, and his research findings were initially frowned upon by many representatives of the open source community. The paper published within an open source software research program of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology was however not intended to support the … Continued