Using Human Resource Data to Track Innovation: Summary of a Workshop

Using Human Resource Data to Track Innovation: Summary of a Workshop

by Stephen A. Merrill, Michael McGeary, National Research Council
     
 

ISBN-10: 0309084245

ISBN-13: 9780309084246

Pub. Date: 08/07/2002

Publisher: National Academies Press

Despite the fact that technology is embodied in human as well as physical capital and that interactions among technically trained people are critical to innovation and technology diffusion, data on scientists, engineers and other professionals have not been adequately exploited to illuminate the productivity of and changing patterns in innovation. STEP convened a

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Despite the fact that technology is embodied in human as well as physical capital and that interactions among technically trained people are critical to innovation and technology diffusion, data on scientists, engineers and other professionals have not been adequately exploited to illuminate the productivity of and changing patterns in innovation. STEP convened a workshop to examine how data on qualifications and career paths, mobility, cross sector relationships, and the structure of work in firms could shed light on issues of research productivity, interactions among private and public sector institutions, and other aspects of innovation.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780309084246
Publisher:
National Academies Press
Publication date:
08/07/2002
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
80
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.30(d)

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