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Production in the Innovation Economy

Richard M. Locke and Rachel L. Wellhausen (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780262019927
eISBN:
9780262319126
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019927.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

Given links between innovation and production, how does an innovation economy maintain manufacturing? The authors in this volume use hundreds of interviews with firms in the US and abroad, a ... More


Learning by Building: Complementary Assets and the Migration of Capabilities in U.S. Innovative Firms

Elisabeth B. Reynolds, Hiram M. Samel, and Joyce Lawrence

in Production in the Innovation Economy

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780262019927
eISBN:
9780262319126
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019927.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

Given that the US excels in innovation and venture capital financing, how do young firms scale-up their operations and why do so many manufacturing firms have trouble growing? The authors look at ... More


Innovation and Onshoring: The Case for Product Variety

Donald B. Rosenfield

in Production in the Innovation Economy

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780262019927
eISBN:
9780262319126
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019927.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

Using the lens of onshoring versus offshoring, this chapter draws on interviews with executive at large firms with substantial manufacturing presence in the US, finding that interviewees cited a ... More


There Will Be No End of Work

Paul Osterman and Adolfo Plasencia

in Is the Universe a Hologram?: Scientists Answer the Most Provocative Questions

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780262036016
eISBN:
9780262339308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036016.003.0029
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

Paul Osterman, Professor of Human Resources and Management at the MIT Sloan School of Management, starts the dialogue by explaining why offshoring is not a new phenomenon and then argues that a ... More


Globalization and Structural Change: Upheaval in the Nineties or in the Noughties?

Matteo Fiorini, Marion Jansen, and Weisi Xie

in The Factory-Free Economy: Outsourcing, Servitization, and the Future of Industry

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780198779162
eISBN:
9780191824333
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198779162.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

In Chapter 10, Fiorini, Jansen, and Weisi Xie summarize the trends documented in the first nine chapters of this book, documenting increasing globalization, structural change in all economies, and ... More


Why are American Workers Getting Poorer? China, Trade, and Offshoring

Avraham Ebenstein, Ann Harrison, and Margaret McMillan

in The Factory-Free Economy: Outsourcing, Servitization, and the Future of Industry

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780198779162
eISBN:
9780191824333
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198779162.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

In Chapter 8, Ebenstein, Harrison, and McMillan create a new measure of globalization’s impact on the labour force by defining occupational exposure to globalization. Workers can more easily switch ... More


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