Essay on Innovation and Content Analysis

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AN ANALYSIS OF JOURNAL OF PRODUCT INNOVATION MANAGMENT

Introduction
The Journal of Product Innovation Management is the top academic journal is one of the latest research, theory, and practice in the new product and service development. This journal addresses issues that are important to effective product innovation in organization’s environments both externally and internally.
Among the latest theories of product service development; the Journal of Innovation Management ranks as the number one journal. The Journal covers all the important topics pertaining to a better product innovation in the internal and external environment of an organization.
Successful new product and services are critical for all organizations. Product innovation is one of the most important ways that organization can adapt to changes in markets, technology and competition.
Development of new product is the lifeline for every organization. Giving a different look to the products, is of immense importance for bringing changes in the marketing and competitions on the basis of technology.
This article will analyze 29 years of articles published in the JPIM, focusing on the number of authors, the most significant authors, international collaboration for authorship, most cited articles, and special issues.
This article is intended to give a thorough look to the 29 years long works published in the JPIM, with regard to authors, the important authors, most read authors, their special works and the collaboration among authors on international level.
At first, we will look at the definition of ‘content analysis, followed by its methodology used in this research and the results. Finally, the conclusions will address the current situations and future aspects.
Aims
The Journal of Product Innovation Management is a global journal that improves our academic and managerial understanding of service and product development. This journal is publishing articles on all organizations ranges from start from scratch, small and medium enterprises, big, and from consumer, business-to-business, and official areas. The journal is accessible to all types of qualitative and quantitative methodologies. Authors around the globe from multi disciplines and functional outlooks are submitting their views on this article.

Content analysis
Weber (1990) indicates that, "Content Analysis can be a useful technique for allowing us to discover and describe the focus of individual, group, institutional, or social attention." It also allows inferences to be made, which can then be corroborated using other methods of data collection". In 1980 (p.51) Krippendorff notes that "much content analysis research is motivated by the search for techniques to infer from symbolic data what would be either too costly, no longer possible, or too obtrusive by the use of other techniques."

According to Dr. Farooq Joubish, content analysis is considered a scholarly methodology in the humanities by which texts are studied as to authorship, authenticity, or meaning.
Harold Lasswell articulated the core questions of content analysis: "Who says what, to whom, why, to what extent and with what effect?.
Content analysis is a “precise writing of quantitative analysis of messages that depends upon the scientific research methods which will include a focus on objectivity, inter subjectivity, design prioritization, authenticity, validation, generalization, replication and hypothesis examination; keeping in mind that all this is not limited by the measurement of variables of the context of the messages where these are produced”.
The main 3 problems which may come across in the process of collection of documents for content analysis include. a) In case of larger number of population missing, the content analysis must be postponed. b) Incomplete records or archives, for example the documents which do not meet the defined match for analysis, this record must not be considered but a…