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" An innovation is an idea, practice, or object that is perceived as new by an individual or other unit of adoption. "
Diffusion of Innovations, 5th Edition - Page xx
by Everett M. Rogers - 2003 - 576 pages
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Georgetown University Round Table on Languages and Linguistics (GURT) 1990 ...

James E. Alatis - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1990 - 532 pages
...channels (3) over time (4) among the members of a social system" (Rogers 1983:10). An innovation is "an idea, practice or object that is perceived as new by an individual or other unit of adoption" (11). Thus, innovations can be conceptual, methodological, or technological...
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Lebenszykluskonzepte: Grundlage für das strategische Marketing- und ...

Uwe Höft - Product life cycle - 1992 - 308 pages
...gesamte Prozeß der Erforschung und Anwendung einer Technologie verstanden werden."15 - "An Innovation is an idea, practice, or object that is perceived as new by an individual or other unit of adaption."16 - "Innovation is the creation of any product, Service or process which is...
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Preventing AIDS: Theories and Methods of Behavioral Interventions

Charles H Candler Professor Rollins School of Public Health Emory University Atlanta Georgia Ralph J Diclemente, PhD, Ralph J. DiClemente, John L. Peterson - Medical - 1994 - 336 pages
...of a social system (Rogers. 19g31. Diffusion consists of four main elements: ( 1 1 The innovation, an idea, practice, or object that is perceived as new by an individual or other unit of adoption; (21 communication channels, the means by which messages are exchanged; (31...
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Squeezing a New Service Into a Crowded Market

Dennis J. Cahill - Business & Economics - 1995 - 164 pages
...innovations earlier. Everett Rogers, probably the leading authority on innovation, defines an innovation as an idea, practice, or object that is perceived...organization with a new alternative or alternatives, with new means of solving problems. (Rogers, 1983: xviii-xix) But the probabilities of the innovation's...
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Diffusion of Innovations, 4th Edition

Everett M. Rogers - Business & Economics - 2010 - 518 pages
...the main concepts that will be detailed in Chapters 2 through 11. 1. The Innovation An innovation is an idea, practice, or object that is perceived as new by an individual or other unit of adoption. It matters little, so far as human behavior is concerned, whether or not an...
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Diffusion and Adoption of Information Technology: Proceedings of the first ...

Karlheinz Kautz, Jan Pries-Heje - Computers - 1996 - 224 pages
...empirical studies of IT adoption. Rogers (1983), an authority on innovation theory, defined an innovation as an idea, practice, or object that is perceived as new by an individual or other unit of adoption. Thus, an innovation is not only a renewal by means of technology, but it can...
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The Telegraph: How Technology Innovation Caused Social Change

Annteresa Lubrano - Technology & Engineering - 1997 - 182 pages
...course offerings were those in the technology of telegraphy. 6, Rogers (1983,p 12) defines innovation as "an idea, practice, or object that is perceived as new by an individual or other unit of adoption." Technology is a major component of the innovation process in that it allows...
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Voluntary Annual Report Disclosure by Listed Dutch Companies, 1945-1983

Kees Camfferman - Business & Economics - 1997 - 382 pages
...as an innovation diffusion process. In general terms, an innovation is defined by Rogers (1983:11) as 'an idea, practice or object that is perceived as new by an individual or other unit of adoption'. In the context of financial statement disclosure, this implies that, as is...
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The Reformability of China's State Sector

Guanzhong James Wen, Dianqing Xu - Business & Economics - 1997 - 485 pages
...economic research on R&D is technological innovation. Everett Rogers defines an innovation broadly as "an idea, practice, or object that is perceived as new by an individual or other unit of adoption" [Rogers, 1982]. However, for some others, the concept of innovation is an intermediate...
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Reformprogramm und bäuerliche Interessen: die Auflösung der traditionellen ...

Reiner Prass - History - 1997 - 436 pages
.../nno^afions-Begriffs bei EVERETT ROGERS, Diffusion of Innovations. 3. Aufl. New York 1982 S. 11: „An Innovation is an idea, practice, or object that is perceived as new by an individual or other unit of adoption. It matters little, so far as human behavior is concerned, whether or not an...
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