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Research-Technology Management (RTM) Journal

Vol. 57, No. 2, March-April 2014
Jim Euchner, Editor-in-Chief
MaryAnn Gobble, Managing Editor

Henry Chesbrough and Sabine Brunswicker report the results of a survey of 125 large firms on their open innovation practices

Elmar Kutsch, Tyson R. Browning, and Mark Hall describe how project managers' tendency to focus on familiar, measurable risks leaves innovation projects vulnerable.

Research-on-Research. Peter A. Koen, Heidi M. J. Bertels, and Elko Kleinschmidt identify the key elements for success in the front end of innovation.

Managers@Work. Liz Lee-Kelley, Neil Turner, and John Ward chronicle a managerial intervention to create a community of practice in a large, dispersed technology organization.


Research-Technology Management is the award-winning, bi-monthly journal of the Industrial Research Institute, published since 1958. It contains peer-reviewed articles covering the entire spectrum of technological innovation, from research and development through product development to marketing. RTM is a leading source of knowledge and best practices on innovation management for leaders of research, development, and engineering worldwide. RTM OnLine is available to subscribers only. If you are not a subscriber, but interested in viewing a sample of selected RTM articles before acquiring a subscription, see our free access issue.

Subscribe online or download and fax in your subscription form.

Subscribers may access RTM Online by logging in with their IRI-issued username and password.  Institutions using IngentaConnect for their online access can assess RTM on the IngentaConnect Website.

Top RTM Downloads,  January 2013 - October 2013


Call for RTM Submissions:

Upcoming Articles

Remain connected to the steady flow of new ideas, strategies and techniques for leading innovation, technology and R&D. 

  • Managing the Front End of Innovation, Part II
  • Learning from Frontrunners
  • The Use of a 3-Stage Filter for Effective Technology Selection
  • Chain of Innovation: The Invention of Swiffer
  • Eureka! Lessons Learned from Idea Contest at Deltares 


Exciting Upcoming Special Issues include:

  • Design & Customer Insight
  • Intellectual Property Approaches for a New Era

Call for RTM Peer Reviewers

We are looking for dynamic individuals from IRI member organizations to help on the RTM Board of Editors team!  We are seeking individuals to assist in the peer review process to help maintain the high quality of RTM articles.  Are you interested in discussing issues of importance in technology management and gaining an edge on valuable practitioner oriented strategies and techniques?  Do you want to be part of a group of R&D leaders engaged in publishing the latest in R&D and innovation management?

If you answered 'yes' to either of these questions, please contact MaryAnne Gobble,  Managing Editor, today to find out how you can help!