Literature Review of the Measurement in the Innovation Management




Innovation management, measurement of innovation management, innovation, measurement, management, metrics, impact, systematic mapping, mapping, review


Organizations create innovation strategies to improve their productivity and the competitive advantage. In this sense, innovation management facilitates the realization of innovation. It is known that measurement is important in the management processes; however, there is no classification of the contributions in these subjects. Therefore, in this study we identify publications that involve measurement and analysis in the management of innovation. Our study used a systematic mapping of the literature and it shows that in recent years there has been an increase in research on measurement, however, there are few studies and only for certain industrial sectors, sizes of companies and countries. Hence, there is a little worked research space which can be more developed.


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Author Biographies

Karin Ana Melendez, Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú

PhD student at the Pontifical Catholic University of Peru - PUCP. MBA in Centrum-Católica, Informatic Engineer. Experience in companies in the consulting sector in IT services and software quality. Areas of interest are: Management of Services in Information Technology, Process Quality, Software Product Quality, Continuous Improvement, Project Management, Improvement of IT Processes and Software Development.

Abraham Dávila, Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú

PhD student at the Pontifical Catholic University of Peru - PUCP, Master in Computer Science at the PUCP. Mechanical engineer. Ordinary teacher - Principal, full-time teacher at the Academic Department of Engineering - Computer Engineering Section.

Andrés Melgar, Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú

Doctor of Engineering and Knowledge Management at the Federal University of Santa Catarina. Computer Engineer (Pontifical Catholic University of Peru)
Ordinary teacher - Principal, Parcial-time teacher at the Academic Department of Engineering - Computer Engineering Section. 


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How to Cite

Melendez, K. A., Dávila, A., & Melgar, A. (2019). Literature Review of the Measurement in the Innovation Management. Journal of Technology Management & Innovation, 14(2), 81–87.




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