IRS David Antons and Robin Kleer


Thursday, 30 April 2015, 2pm, TIM Social Area


Three decades of JPIM research, 1984-2014

Research on innovation management deals with a great variety of areas. The aim of this paper is to structure these areas and show their interdependencies. In order to do so, we analyze the publications of the leading journal with a dedicated focus on innovation management (Journal of Product Innovation Management) with the help topic modeling algorithms. This procedure allows estimating the number of topics of a given text corpus and determines the most concise terms per topic. In a first step the various clusters are allocated to different research streams in innovation management. This also allows for an analysis of the development and importance of topics over