This important book shows how new and experienced researchers can improve the quality of their industrial research. It outlines the range of available methods for researchers, from quality tools to scientific methods, as well as discussing the responsible and ethical conduct of research. It also illustrates what mistakes can be made by researchers and how these can affect the reputation of both the research being undertaken and the institutions involved.
Innovation in Industrial Research is a valuable resource for researchers working in both the industrial and the public sectors, managers of research projects, consultants and graduate students.
Clear and objective text that critically revises concepts of the development of research in industry
Proposes a clear way to improve the way industrial research is performed
Explores an interesting model to implement research in industry
Insightful advice for new as well as experienced researchers
Covers key aspects of research: from publications, patents, ethics and management of project teams
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