Selaus tekijän mukaan kokoelmassa "Saunila, Minna"Tieteelliset julkaisut

    • A conceptual framework for the measurement of innovation capability and its effects 

      Saunila, Minna; Ukko, Juhani (Emerald Group Publishing, 19.10.2012)
      Purpose The purpose of this paper is to clarify the concept of innovation capability and to show how the linkage between innovation capability and performance measurement can be formed. Design/methodology/approach The ...
    • A Dynamic Learning Perspective on Innovation Control: Balancing Freedom and Constraint 

      Saunila, Minna; Mäkimattila, Martti
      Palgrave Studies in Cross-disciplinary Business Research, In Association with EuroMed Academy of Business book series (PSCDBRAEAB) (Palgrave Macmillan, Cham, 04.09.2018)
      Recent research has highlighted innovation as a dynamic, cyclical and continuous process tied to multiple levels within organisations. This chapter approaches the control of innovation from a dialectic perspective by ...
    • Comprehensive performance measurement and management—Innovativeness and performance through reflective practice 

      Ukko, Juhani; Saunila, Minna; Hildén, Sanna; Tikkamäki, Kati (Emerald Publishing Limited, 04.09.2017)
      Purpose The purpose of the study is to investigate how organizations can exploit performance management through reflective practice to foster innovativeness and performance. Design/methodology/approach A ...
    • Does Innovation Capability Really Matter for the Profitability of SMEs? 

      Saunila, Minna; Ukko, Juhani; Rantanen, Hannu (John Wiley & Sons, 16.05.2014)
      The study examines the relationship between innovation capability and firm profitability. The study has been executed by conducting a web‐based survey in Finnish small‐sized and medium‐sized enterprises (SMEs). Previous ...
    • Effectiveness of innovation capability development methods 

      Ukko, Juhani; Saunila, Minna; Parjanen, Satu; Rantala, Tero; Salminen, Juho; Pekkola, Sanna; Mäkimattila, Martti (Taylor & Francis, 26.09.2016)
      The literature presents numerous methods and practices for facilitating organizational innovation capabilities. Less attention has been paid to indicating the actual impact of these methods on different aspects of innovation ...
    • Environmental impacts of manure management based on life cycle assessment approach 

      Havukainen, Jouni; Väisänen, Sanni; Rantala, Tero; Saunila, Minna; Ukko, Juhani (Elsevier, 20.04.2020)
      Horse manure is often a cost for horse owners, and in most cases, it is underutilized when its status as biodegradable waste means that it could potentially be used in renewable energy production and serve as a source of ...
    • Facilitating innovation capability through performance measurement: A study of Finnish SMEs 

      Saunila, Minna; Ukko, Juhani (Emerald Group Publishing, 06.09.2013)
      Purpose The study aims to clarify the issue of whether measurement has a positive effect on different aspects of innovation capability. The study contributes to the current understanding in two ways; first by presenting ...
    • Identifying Strategies for Sustainable Entrepreneurship 

      Rantala, Tero; Saunila, Minna; Ukko, Juhani; Rantanen, Hannu
      Palgrave Studies in Sustainable Business In Association with Future Earth (Palgrave Macmillan, Cham, 23.02.2019)
      This chapter focuses on strategies for sustainable entrepreneurship. This chapter increases the understanding of which sustainable innovation strategies are emphasised in different sustainable entrepreneurship strategies. ...
    • Innovation capability for SME success: perspectives of financial and operational performance 

      Saunila, Minna (Emerald Group Publishing, 29.07.2014)
      Purpose The relationship between overall innovation and innovation capability, and performance has been a topic of several earlier studies. However, the effects of the aspects of innovation capability on performance of a ...
    • Innovation capability in achieving higher performance: perspectives of management and employees 

      Saunila, Minna (Taylor & Francis, 21.11.2016)
      The study clarifies the issue of whether innovation capability has a positive effect on firm performance. The effects are analysed in the perspectives of management and employees. The study has been executed by conducting ...
    • Intangible aspects of innovation capability in SMEs: Impacts of size and industry 

      Saunila, Minna; Ukko, Juhani (Elsevier, 21.03.2014)
      In the current literature, developing innovation capability in an organization is increasingly important. The approach of this study is quantitative. The data for the study were gathered using a web-based questionnaire ...
    • Interplay between economics and environment: determinants of sustainable solutions 

      Rantala, Tero; Saunila, Minna; Ukko, Juhani; Havukainen, Jouni (Palgrave Macmillan, Cham, 15.06.2019)
      The debate on sustainable development has long focused on the determinants promoting sustainable development. Some scholars have discussed environmental determinants, such as energy savings, pollution prevention, waste ...
    • Managing continuous innovation through performance measurement 

      Saunila, Minna (Emerald Publishing, 20.03.2017)
      Purpose: To define measures that small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) can use for evaluating continuous innovation and to analyze types of SMEs, according to the innovation measures they use and their characteristics ...
    • Managing performance and learning through reflective practices 

      Saunila, Minna; Ukko, Juhani; Tikkamäki, Kati (Emerald Group Publishing, 07.12.2015)
      Purpose The purpose of this paper is to study the role of performance management (PM) in the use of reflective work practices. Design/methodology/approach The empirical evidence was collected during a one-year, ...
    • Matrix structure for supporting organisational innovation capability 

      Saunila, Minna; Mäkimattila, Martti; Salminen, Juho (Inderscience, 30.10.2013)
      The importance of an organisation's capability to produce innovations has been noticed to be increasingly important. Previous literature has discussed appropriate organisational structures for innovation activities. The ...
    • Performance measurement approach for innovation capability in SMEs 

      Saunila, Minna (Emerald Group Publishing Limited, 08.02.2016)
      Purpose The purpose of this paper is to present a framework for improving innovation capability through performance measurement in small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). The development of an organisation’s innovation ...
    • Performance measurement system implementation in a turbulent operating environment 

      Pekkola, Sanna; Saunila, Minna; Rantanen, Hannu (Emerald Group Publishing, 12.09.2016)
      Purpose The purpose of this paper is to examine how a performance measurement system (PMS) can be designed for small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) operating in a turbulent environment. The current models and ...
    • Reflective practice as a determinant of performance outcomes in services 

      Saunila, Minna; Ukko, Juhani (Emerald Group Publishing, 16.11.2015)
      Purpose The purpose of this paper is to examine the outcomes of reflective practices in services. The paper contributes to the current understanding of the relationship between reflective practice and outcomes by presenting ...
    • Sustainability as a driver of green innovation investment and exploitation 

      Saunila, Minna; Ukko, Juhani; Rantala, Tero (Elsevier, 27.11.2017)
      This paper examines what drives green innovation investment and exploitation with regard to sustainability. The specific focus of this paper is on company valuations of different dimensions of sustainability and their ...
    • Sustainable development: Implications and definition for open sustainability 

      Ukko, Juhani; Saunila, Minna; Rantala, Tero; Havukainen, Jouni (John Wiley & Sons, 11.10.2018)
      This study deals with sustainable development from a triple bottom‐line perspective, including the economic, social, and environmental dimensions. Specifically, this study investigates whether various sustainability factors ...