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Knowledge transfer and technology diffusion

Author: Paul L Robertson; David Jacobson
Publisher: Cheltenham, UK ; Northampton, MA : Edward Elgar, 2011.
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This important book is about the origins and diffusion of innovation, in theory and in practice. The practice draws on a variety of industries, from electronics to eyewear, from furniture to  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul L Robertson; David Jacobson
ISBN: 9781848441064 1848441061
OCLC Number: 695283073
Description: vii, 345 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Contents: Contents:1. Knowledge Transfer and Technology Diffusion: An IntroductionPaul L. Robertson and David Jacobson 2. Resources and Innovation in Low-tech Industries: An Empirical Study of Clusters in Spain and ItalyJose L. Hervas-Oliver and Jose Albors 3. Inward Flows of Information and Knowledge in Low-tech Industrial Districts: Contrasting the `Few Firms Gatekeeper' and `Direct Peer' Models Fiorenza Belussi, Silvia R. Sedita, Tine Aage and Daniele Porcellato4. The Role of Company Networks in Low-tech IndustriesDavid Jacobson and Francesco Garibaldo 5. Technological Change, Knowledge Integration and Adaptive Processes: The Mechatronic Evolution of the Reggio Emilia DistrictLorenzo Ciapetti6. Globalization and Low-technology Industries: The Case of Italian EyewearDiego Campagnolo and Arnaldo Camuffo7. Innovation and External Knowledge Sources in Industrial Districts: Evidence from an Italian Furniture Cluster Andrea Morrison8. Engineering versus Craftsmanship: Innovation in the Electric Guitar Industry, 1945-1984Thierry Rayna and Ludmila Striukova 9. How Low- and Medium-technology Industries in Developing Countries Compete with Multinationals: Lessons from China's Home Electronics SectorGuo Yung-Hsing10. New Patterns in Knowledge Transfer and Catching Up: Chinese R&D in ICT Vicky Long and Staffan Laestadius 11. Technological Learning and Capability Building in LMT Industries in Newly Industrializing Countries: Selected Examples from TaiwanLiang-Chih Chen12. Understanding Regional Innovation Systems in LMT Industries: The Case of Turkey as an Emerging Market EconomyAli Fikirkoca, Bahar Celikkol Erbas and Arcan Tuzcu 13. International Technology Diffusion and Productivity in Low- and Medium-technology Sectors in IndiaSaon RayIndex
Responsibility: edited by Paul L. Robertson, David Jacobson.


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