Innovative Behaviour in Space and Time

Overview

This book offers an in-depth investigation of the role of new information technology in industrial restructuring processes. It focusses on the strategic function of the network and the urban milieu in providing favourable conditions for economic growth and analyzes the forces governing the production and adoption of innovation with particular emphasis on their impact on spatial organization over time.

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Overview

This book offers an in-depth investigation of the role of new information technology in industrial restructuring processes. It focusses on the strategic function of the network and the urban milieu in providing favourable conditions for economic growth and analyzes the forces governing the production and adoption of innovation with particular emphasis on their impact on spatial organization over time.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9783642645242
  • Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
  • Publication date: 7/31/2012
  • Series: Advances in Spatial Science Series
  • Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1997
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 437
  • Product dimensions: 6.14 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 0.92 (d)

Table of Contents

A Overviews.- 1 An Interpretative Survey of Innovative Behaviour and Diffusion.- 2 Spatial Dispersion of Technological Innovation: A Review.- 3 Technological Innovation and Diffusion Models: A Review.- Modelling Innovation Diffusion.- B Theories and Models.- 5 Firms R&D Investments, Innovation and Market Shares.- 6 Innovative Behaviour and Complexity in Organized Systems.- 7 Technological Innovation, Transport and Location: A Comparative Examination of Four Analytical Models.- 8 Telematics, Location and Interaction Flows: The Telemaco Model.- 9 Innovation and Spatial Agglomeration.- 10 Structural Change in a Metropolitan Economy: The Chicago Region 1975-2011.- 11 Endogenous Technological Change, Long Run Growth and Spatial Interdependence: A Survey.- 12 Innovation and Strategy in Space: Towards a New Location Theory of the Firm.- C Empirical Studies and Policies.- 13 Investment Policy and Innovation Management: An Exploratory Analysis.- 14 Diffusion and Acceptance of New Products and Processes by Individual Firms.- 15 Innovative Capacity, Infrastructure and Regional Inversion: Is there a Long-Term Dynamic?.- 16 Telecommunications Network Externalities and Regional Development: Empirical Evidence.- 17 Strategic Adoption of Advanced Communication Systems: Some Empirical Evidence from the Finnish Metal Industry.- 18 Transport Behaviour and Diffusion of Telematics: A Conceptual Framework and Empirical Applications.- 19 Towards a New Theory on Technological Innovations and Network Management: The Introduction of Environmental Technology in the Transport Sector.- 20 Innovative Behaviour, R&D Development Activities and Technology Policies in Countries in Transition: The Case of Central Europe.- Contributors.

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