Global Technological Change: From Hard Technology to Soft Technology

Global Technological Change: From Hard Technology to Soft Technology

by Zhouying Jin
     
 

ISBN-10: 1841501247

ISBN-13: 9781841501246

Pub. Date: 01/28/2005

Publisher: Intellect (UK)

Originally published in 2002 in Chinese, this work introduces the idea of soft technology, defined as "knowledge derived from the social sciences, non-natural sciences and non-scientific (traditional) knowledge to solve various practical problems." Jin (director, Center for Technology Innovation and Strategy Studies, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences) elaborates on…  See more details below

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Originally published in 2002 in Chinese, this work introduces the idea of soft technology, defined as "knowledge derived from the social sciences, non-natural sciences and non-scientific (traditional) knowledge to solve various practical problems." Jin (director, Center for Technology Innovation and Strategy Studies, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences) elaborates on the concept and explores how it can be harnessed in service of social and economic development, particularly in the case of China. She explores how incorporating the concept of soft technology can be used in the training and education of workers, industrial development plans, and the creation of national competitiveness. Distributed in the US by ISBS. Annotation ©2005 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781841501246
Publisher:
Intellect (UK)
Publication date:
01/28/2005
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
6.86(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.73(d)

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