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Research-Technology Management (RTM) Journal

Vol. 58, No. 3, May-June 2015
James A. Euchner, Editor-in-Chief
MaryAnne M. Gobble, Managing Editor


Confronting Culture Clash: Building a New Concensus at Hewlett-Packard
Invited. Chuck House describes the cultural shifts accompanying HP's dramatic self-transformation, from a leading manufacturer of electronic instrumentation to a major producer of mainstream computers.

Creating Cultural Change in a 115-Year-Old R&D Organization
Leslie Christensen outlines the steps Timken R&D took to improve its communication and alignment with business units and streamline its decision-making processes.

Creating a Culture of Productivity and Collaborative Innovation: Orion's R&D Transformation
Robert Thong and Timo Lotta show how Orion built a new culture through a comprehensive reorganization and a series of incremental initiatives.

Open Innovation at NASA: A New Business Model for Advancing Human Health and Performance Innovations
Jeffrey R. Davis, Elizabeth E. Richard, and Kathryn E. Keeton describe how NASA's Health and Human Performance Directorate transformed itself and integrated open innovation tools through a systematic, stepwise process.




Energy market innovations...Europe confronts a shortage of data scientists...A research institute looks to invest in the "blue economy"...Exploring quantum dots...other news.
Maryanne M. Gobble

From the Editor

Guest editors Tamara Carleton, William Cockayne, and Yuriko Sawatani discuss Changing the Culture of R&D.

Point of View

Tamara Carleton describes a tool for Changing Culture Through Visionary Thinking.


Michael Tushman talks with Jim Euchner about The Challenges of Ambidextrous Leadership.

Futures Praxis

In his inaugural column, Christian Crews talks about why organizations need to Kill the Official Future.


Questions and answers from IRI's Community Forum


A look at Designing for Change.

Innovation C-Scape

Jason Crusan talks about Light-Touch Management with Social Media.

About the Publications Library

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.

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Previous RTM Journals

Vol 58, Number 2

Vol 58, Number 1

Vol 57, Number 6

Vol 57, Number 5

Vol 57, Number 4

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Upcoming Articles

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

  • Creating Innovation Capabilities
  • Tools and Structures for Enabling Radical Innovation Selection
  • Visualizing Roadmaps
  • Capitalizing on Emerging Technologies


Exciting Upcoming Special Issues include:

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!