Crisis and Innovation in Asian Technology / Edition 1

Crisis and Innovation in Asian Technology / Edition 1

by William W. Keller, Richard J. Samuels
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521524091

ISBN-13: 9780521524094

Pub. Date: 02/28/2003

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

The economic crises in Asia at the turn of the millennium changed the innovation and business production systems of China, Malaysia, Japan, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand, and Taiwan. This investigation follows several different industries, including semiconductors, automobiles, and hard disk drives. It explores the approaches that Asian nations have taken to

Overview

The economic crises in Asia at the turn of the millennium changed the innovation and business production systems of China, Malaysia, Japan, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand, and Taiwan. This investigation follows several different industries, including semiconductors, automobiles, and hard disk drives. It explores the approaches that Asian nations have taken to building a strong technological and economic base for their respective industries from technonationalism to technoglobalism. It asks if the Asian economic miracle is over, or whether these countries are reinventing their economies.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521524094
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
02/28/2003
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
264
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.75(d)

Table of Contents

1. Innovation and the Asian economies William W. Keller and Richard J. Samuels; 2. Japanese production networks in Asia: extending the status quo Walter Hatch; 3. Crisis and innovation in Japan: a new future through technoentrepreneurship? D. H. Whittaker; 4. Crisis, reform, and national innovation in South Korea Linsu Kim; 5. From national champions to global partners: crisis, globalization, and the Korean auto industry John Ravenhill; 6. Crisis and adaptation in Taiwan and South Korea: the political economy of semiconductors William W. Keller and Louis W. Pauly; 7. China in search of a workable model: technology development in the millennium Barry Naughton and Adam Segal; 8. Economic crises and technological trajectories: hard disk drive production in Southeast Asia Rich Doner and Bryan Ritchie; 9. Continuity and change in Asian innovation William W. Keller and Richard J. Samuels.

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