High-Tech Industries, Employment And Global Competitiveness

High-Tech Industries, Employment And Global Competitiveness


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780415460903
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 03/20/2008
Pages: 280
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.75(d)

About the Author

S. R. Hashim is Director, Institute for Studies in Industrial Development, New Delhi; President, India Water Patnership; and Vice-President, Forum for Global Knowledge Sharing. Prior to this he was Chairman, Union Public Service Commission; Ambassador of India to the Republic of Kazakhstan; and Member, Planning Commission. His book (co-authored with M.M. Dadi) Capital Output Relations in Indian Industries (1973) is widely regarded as a seminal work. Dr Hashim has received several academic honours and has made significant contributions to development planning and policies.

N. S. Siddharthan is Member Secretary and Honorary Director, Forum for Global Knowledge Sharing and Honorary Professor of Economics, Madras School of Economics. He has published several books, among them Global Business, Technology and Knowledge Sharing: Lessons for Developing Country Enterprises (2002); Technology, Market Structure and Internationalisation (1997); and Conglomerates and Multinationals in India (1981). He has also published numerous articles in academic journals.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction S.R. Hashim and N.S. Siddharthan Section 1: Global Competitiveness 2. Software and Hardware Firms in India and China: How they Differ Stanley Nollen and N.S. Siddharthan 3. Small Firms in Indian Software Clusters: Building Global Competitiveness Aya Okada 4. Technology Acquisition and Competitiveness: Evidence from the Indian IT Industry K. Narayan 5. China’s Pharmaceutical Industry: Multinational Enterprises and Regional Agglomeration Haiyan Zhang and Daniel Van Den Bulcke 6. An Analysis of Sourcing and Sales Strategies of Foreign Subsidiaries in the South of China Filip De Beule, Daniel Van Den Bulcke and Luodan Xu 7. Small Islands, New Technologies and Globalisation: A Case of ICT Adoption by SMEs in Mauritius Kaushalesh Lal Section 2: Employment 8. MNEs, Product Differentiation, Skills and Employment: Lessons from the Indian Experience B.L. Pandit and N.S. Siddharthan 9. Imported Technology and Employment: Evidence from Panel Data on Indian Manufacturing Firms Atsushi Kato and Arup Mitra 10. Employment Profile of the ICT Sector in India Sandip Sarkar and Balwant Singh Mehta Section 3: Science and Technology - A Perspective 11. Scientific Developments: A Vision G. Baskaran 12. Investing in a Technology-rich Future P.V. Indiresan

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