The Management of Innovation and Technology: The Shaping of Technology and Institutions of the Market Economy / Edition 1

The Management of Innovation and Technology: The Shaping of Technology and Institutions of the Market Economy / Edition 1

by John Howells
     
 

This book analyzes a range of social contexts in which human decisions shape technology in the market economy. It comprises a critical review of both a select research literature and in-depth historical studies. Material is drawn from many social science disciplines to inform the reader of the reality of taking decisions on innovation.See more details below

Overview

This book analyzes a range of social contexts in which human decisions shape technology in the market economy. It comprises a critical review of both a select research literature and in-depth historical studies. Material is drawn from many social science disciplines to inform the reader of the reality of taking decisions on innovation.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761970248
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
02/09/2005
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
302
Product dimensions:
6.69(w) x 9.61(h) x 0.63(d)

Table of Contents

Technological Innovation
Invention, Science, R&D and Concepts of Use and Market
Patterns in Technological Development and the Creation of Technological Standards
Competition and Innovation as Substitution Threat
Intellectual Property Law and Innovation
Finance - Techniques, Institutions and Innovation
Innovation and the Organisation of Technical Expertise and Work
The State and the Management of Technology

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