A Model To Organizational Innovation Typology
: Innovation and Invention
Roza Gerayeli nejad
Types of Innovation,
Competition and growth have made organizations to be always looking for competition advantages and the most common way to gain that is innovation. Now the main question is what can be the most important innovation in organizations? For this reason researchers focus on innovation and its types. They offer several models and patterns. Literature review indicates the presence of multiple and sometimes conflicting views. This paper, combines ideas from previous authors and proposes comprehensive models for classifying types of innovation. Information of assemblage method in this article is library method, and use of the internet resources and research method is a comparison between the past research conclusions and an integrating research. By comparing and integrating pervious viewpoints, three main dimensions are provided: 1- the focus area (result/ process) 2- type of approach (current / new) 3- types of change (radical/incremental). By using these three dimensions, a model is presented which consists of all types of innovations in itself and integrated different pervious scholars’ points of view. With this model managers can decide which type of innovation can be used in their agenda and where to begin work.