International comparisons of models of innovation models: what is to be learned about the New Zealand situation?
This paper focuses on cross-cultural comparisons of innovation identity for selected nations. Through comparison with other nations, one can come to better understand the uniqueness of New Zealand’s innovation situation. This work on innovation models may not be directly linked to user innovation but it is still relevant to the user innovation (TUI) situation in New Zealand. The comparison of innovation models across countries can tell us about what is distinctive about innovation in New Zealand, and it can provide ‘take home’ lessons for New Zealand innovation. These comparisons and lessons relate to innovation generally but, since TUI is part of our general innovation situation in New Zealand, they also inform our understanding of TUI in New Zealand.... [Show full abstract]