Organizational Use of a Framework for Innovation Adoption

Report Number: NPS-AM-11-178

Series: Acquisition Management

Category: Organizational Behavior

Report Series: Sponsored Report

Authors: Scott Avery Voigts

Title: Organizational Use of a Framework for Innovation Adoption

Published: 2011-09-01

Sponsored By: Acquisition Research Program

Status: Published--Unlimited Distribution

Research Type: Graduate Student

Full Text URL: http://acquisitionresearch.net/files/FY2011/NPS-AM-11-178.pdf

Keywords: organizational theory, innovational adoption

Abstract:

This research examines organizational theory to gain understanding about the tradeoffs organizations are required to make in order to adopt innovations. As a framework for identifying gaps in current processes, the eight practices identified by The Innovator