Measuring Science-Technology Interaction in the Knowledge-Driven Economy

Meyer, Martin (2005) Measuring Science-Technology Interaction in the Knowledge-Driven Economy. In: Carayannis, Elias G and Campbell, David F J (eds.) Knowledge Creation, Diffusion and Use in Innovation Networks & Clusters: A Comparative Systems Approach Across the U.S., Europe and Asia. Praeger Books. ISBN 9781567204865

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Abstract

In the 21st century, intangible resources such as knowledge and social capital have become as necessary to the modern economy as coal, diamonds, and oil were to the past. This shift from product-focused to service-focused economies necessitates a drastic re-thinking of the ways in which we support the mission and business of economic development on a global, regional, and national scale. In order to effect and sustain a positive change, innovation and knowledge networks need to be connected to every aspect of life, from the private and domestic, to the corporate and the global. This book integrates a wide variety of perspectives and treatises on mutually adaptive and complementary processes of knowledge generation, diffusion, and transfer within organizations and industry, addressing both the what and how to questions of knowledge management in a conceptual as well as an applied manner. It should be of strong interest to science and technology policy makers, research and development managers, business decision makers, and students of innovation and knowledge dynamics alike.

Item Type: Book Section
Schools and Departments: School of Business, Management and Economics > Business and Management
Depositing User: Martin Meyer
Date Deposited: 06 Feb 2012 21:10
Last Modified: 06 Jun 2012 15:33
URI: http://sro.sussex.ac.uk/id/eprint/30009
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