Technology, Innovation and Competitiveness

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Presents the latest research on technology, innovation, and competitiveness, considering areas such as globalization of research and technology, financial domination in the global economy, and competition in solar cell development. Special emphasis is placed on the policy implications of recent developments in technology, industry, and the economy. Of interest to policy analysts as well as academics and students of economics, management, and business studies. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781858984285
  • Publisher: Elgar, Edward Publishing, Inc.
  • Publication date: 1/1/1997
  • Pages: 235

Table of Contents

List of Figures
List of Tables
List of Contributors
Preface and Acknowledgements
1 The globalization of technology: precepts and prospects 3
2 The globalization of research and technological innovation: a new agenda? 11
3 The globalization of technology: a socio-cultural perspective 37
4 Pooling the technology base: the globalization of European research and technology organizations 65
5 Globalization of innovative capacity in the chemical and related products industry 89
6 The internationalization of technological activity: the French evidence in a comparative setting 126
7 Technical change on a global market: competition in solar cell development 177
8 Innovation and competitive advantage 203
9 Technological competitiveness in an international arena 222
Index 229
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