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Benchmarking new product performance:: Results of the best practices study


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    Introducing new products into the marketplace is essential to a company's competitive position and long-term survival. Robert Cooper investigates the new product performance of a large number of North American and European business units and various best business practices that led to this performance. This novel benchmarking study identifies three main driving factors or best practices which will create winning new product effort.

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    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal European Management Journal.

    Volume (Year): 16 (1998)
    Issue (Month): 1 (February)
    Pages: 1-17

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    Handle: RePEc:eee:eurman:v:16:y:1998:i:1:p:1-17

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    1. Frambach, Ruud T. & Prabhu, Jaideep & Verhallen, Theo M.M., 2000. "The influence of business strategy on new product activity : the mediating role of market orientation," Serie Research Memoranda 0034, VU University Amsterdam, Faculty of Economics, Business Administration and Econometrics.
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    4. Frambach, R.T. & Prabhu, J.C. & Verhallen, T.M.M., 1998. "The influence of business strategy on market orientation and new product activity," Discussion Paper 1998-91, Tilburg University, Center for Economic Research.
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