Technological Paradigms: Past, Present and Future

Von Tunzelmann, Nick, Malerba, Franco, Nightingale, Paul and Metcalfe, Stan (2008) Technological Paradigms: Past, Present and Future. Industrial and Corporate Change, 17 (3). pp. 467-484. ISSN 0960-6491

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Abstract

The special issue is introduced and contextualised. "Technological paradigms" emerged as "science push" models of innovation were being displaced by "demand pull" models that justified a more international, market-focussed political economy. Technological paradigms help explain the strengths and weaknesses of both models and why the governance choice is not between either markets or governments, but an appropriate mixture of both. While "technological paradigms" have successfully shifted policy and management attention to building stocks of knowledge, they still have substantial underexploited analytical potential.

Item Type: Article
Schools and Departments: School of Business, Management and Economics > SPRU - Science Policy Research Unit
Depositing User: Nick VonTunzelmann
Date Deposited: 06 Feb 2012 20:01
Last Modified: 03 Apr 2012 10:48
URI: http://sro.sussex.ac.uk/id/eprint/23585
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