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Volume 59, Issue 1 (Fall 2016)
The City as a Lab: Growing trends of urbanization have made cities the epicenter of innovation and entrepreneurship in our modern economy. Learn more in CMR's special issue on City Innovation.


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What Are Your Signature Stories?
A signature story is an intriguing, authentic, involving narrative with a strategic message that enables a firm to grow by enhancing its brand, customer relationships, and business strategy. (more)


Financing by and for the Masses: An Introduction to the Special Issue on Crowdfunding
This introduction to the special issue on crowdfunding begins by providing some information about the history and nature of the phenomenon. It then summarizes some of the key advantages and disadvantages of crowdfunding for entrepreneurs and for investors. (more)


Family-Driven Innovation: Resolving the Paradox in Family Firms
Family firms are the most ubiquitous form of business in the world. But are family businesses innovative? This article introduces a framework called Family-Driven Innovation based on three internally consistent contingency factors. (more)


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The State of Urban Revitalization in America
The Rust Belt has lost its status as the cornerstone of American industry. As populations in the Midwest decline, suburbs are left empty, and cities fare little better. Significant investment and proper urban planning are necessary to revitalize the region. (more)


The Hyperloop: Elon Musk's Transportation Vision
Proposed in 2013, the hyperloop is a high-speed vacuum tube transportation system that is twice as fast as air travel, and much more energy efficient. But how viable is this concept in reality? (more)


You've Got Mail: Integrating the USPS into the Circular Economy
Consumers play a essential role in the lifecycle of products - but many items are often thrown away or left to sit in a drawer, when they could be reclaimed or recycled. Our postal services can provide a solution to the problem of reuse. (more)


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Dynamic Capabilities: An Introduction

based on the Special Issue edited by David Teece

The Innovation Economy is defined by revolution. Just when you think you've got it all figured out... Everything will change in an instant. The best organizations are agile. When faced with deep uncertainty, they arm themselves with information. They seize new opportunities. And they transform entire industries. What was once optional is now essential. Evaluate every tool. Uncover every advantage.

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