innovation

How to Spread Your Chips Among Competing Innovations?

Many innovative products are designed to satisfy the demand of specific target consumers; thus, the innovators will inevitably compete with each other in the product market. We investigate how a profit-maximizing principal sh ...

Bridging the Information Gap
LI, J. T. | HUANG, Kenneth G

For Chinese firms, gaining patents for innovations may be a promising way to gain influence in the international arena, according to HKUST’s Jiatao Li and a co-researcher. Such patents act as a powerful signal of technologic ...

Above Board or Underhand? When Academic Entrepreneurs Break the Rules
WALDMAN, David | VAULONT, Manuel | BALVEN, Rachel | SIEGEL, Donald | RUPP, Deborah

Academic entrepreneurs who feel unfairly treated by their universities may be willing to sidestep university policy and even break the law to bring their innovative ideas to fruition, warn HKUST’s Assistant Professor Manuel ...

Is There a Link Between Social Connections and Innovation?
GONG, Yaping | KIM, Tae-Yeol | LIU, Zhiqiang

The diversity of social ties and its influence on creativity has long been a key focal area for scholars. Social ties are simply interpersonal connections that provide access to resources, while creativity can be described as the ...

Innovation in China: Blockade of Google, Made in China 2025, and more

Building on the search-based view of innovation, we develop a framework regarding how Google guides innovative search behavior. We exploit an exogenous shock, China's unexpected blockade of Google in 2014, and adopt a difference-i ...

Let One Hundred Flowers Blossom: Employee Creativity in Organizations

Creativity is the foundation of organization innovation that enables firms to compete in the dynamic and competitive marketplace. In this talk, Prof Yaping GONG will present research-based findings on what promote or inhibit emplo ...