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Innovation policy for Japan in a new era

Tateo Arimoto

in Recovering from Success: Innovation and Technology Management in Japan

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199297320
eISBN:
9780191711237
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199297320.003.0013
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

Among the most prominent policy attempts to reshape Japan's innovation system has been moves to create an environment conducive to basic research and breakthrough innovations. This chapter reminds us ... More


Overview of Fundamental Concepts: Setting the Stage

Albert N Link and Jamie R. Link

in Government as Entrepreneur

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195369458
eISBN:
9780199871018
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195369458.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter reviews several fundamental concepts to set the stage for later chapters. Emphasis here is more on the concepts per se rather than on their relationship to government as entrepreneur. ... More


The Case for Both Basic Research and Entrepreneurship

Holden Thorp and Buck Goldstein

in Our Higher Calling: Rebuilding the Partnership between America and Its Colleges and Universities

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781469646862
eISBN:
9781469646886
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469646862.003.0010
Subject:
Education, Higher Education

The time is right for universities to undertake the internal changes necessary to create a culture supportive of innovation and entrepreneurship. These efforts cannot however come at the expense of ... More


Combining Applied and Basic Research: The ABC Principle

Ben Shneiderman

in The New ABCs of Research: Achieving Breakthrough Collaborations

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198758839
eISBN:
9780191818714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198758839.003.0002
Subject:
Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Logic / Computer Science / Mathematical Philosophy

The first guiding principle of this book is that when research teams take on applied and basic research goals, they are more likely to produce stronger applied and basic outcomes. My goal in ... More


‘Oxford for Arts’: The Natural Sciences, 1880–1914

Janet Howarth

in The History of the University of Oxford: Volume VII: Nineteenth-Century Oxford, Part 2

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199510177
eISBN:
9780191700972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199510177.003.0020
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The reputation of Oxford science deteriorated sharply in the half-century following the Commissions of the 1870s. The Devonshire Commission had bestowed qualified praise on both Oxford and Cambridge ... More


Boisot and the God Particle

Marzio Nessi

in Knowledge, Organization, and Management: Building on the Work of Max Boisot

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199669165
eISBN:
9780191749346
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199669165.003.0017
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, Knowledge Management

In a very personal reflective essay, Marzio Nessi, the technical coordinator of the ATLAS Collaboration at CERN, recounts Max Boisot’s work and interaction with the particle physics community at ... More


Summer Studies, Centers, and a Governmentwide Clearinghouse: Federal Efforts to Mobilize Social Science for the Cold War

Michael C. Desch

in Cult of the Irrelevant: The Waning Influence of Social Science on National Security

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780691181219
eISBN:
9780691184906
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691181219.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter examines how the Cold War witnessed continuing government interest in drawing on social science as a resource for national security policymaking. Despite this continuing interest, there ... More


The Endless Frontier: Reaping What Bush Sowed?

Paula Stephan

in The Changing Frontier: Rethinking Science and Innovation Policy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226286723
eISBN:
9780226286860
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226286860.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter examines and documents how the Endless Frontier changed the research landscape at universities and how universities responded to the initiative. I show that the agencies it established ... More


Channeled Curiosity

Steven C. Currall, Ed Frauenheim, Sara Jansen Perry, and Emily M. Hunter

in Organized Innovation: A Blueprint for Renewing America’s Prosperity

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199330706
eISBN:
9780199364008
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199330706.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare, International

This chapter opens with the case of Linda Griffith, a Massachusetts Institute of Technology professor, who fell ill with cancer but benefited from the work of the very research center she directed ... More


The New ABCs of Research: Achieving Breakthrough Collaborations

Ben Shneiderman

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198758839
eISBN:
9780191818714
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198758839.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Logic / Computer Science / Mathematical Philosophy

The immense problems of the twenty-first century invite innovative thinking from students, academic researchers, business research managers, and government policymakers. Hopes for raising quality in ... More


The Pharmaceutical Industry

Stuart O. Schweitzer and Z. John Lu

in Pharmaceutical Economics and Policy: Perspectives, Promises, and Problems

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190623784
eISBN:
9780190623814
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190623784.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Understanding the pharmaceutical industry is a complex mission, requiring a thorough understanding not only of the firms that produce drugs but also of the decision-making process involved in drug ... More


Introduction

Ben Shneiderman

in The New ABCs of Research: Achieving Breakthrough Collaborations

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198758839
eISBN:
9780191818714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198758839.003.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Logic / Computer Science / Mathematical Philosophy

The research heroes who take on the immense problems of the present time face bigger-than-ever challenges. However, if they adopt potent guiding principles and effective research life cycle ... More


Concluding Remarks

John Krige

in Science and Technology in the Global Cold War

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780262027953
eISBN:
9780262326100
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027953.003.0014
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This book has explored the multiple dimensions of the global cold war. State patronage dominated science and technology in the Cold War in many areas of the world — the US, the Soviet Union, China, ... More


Overview

Brian H. Bornstein and Jeffrey S. Neuschatz

in Hugo Münsterberg's Psychology and Law: A Historical and Contemporary Assessment

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780190696344
eISBN:
9780190696375
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190696344.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

Psychology was a relatively young science when Münsterberg published On the Witness Stand, and efforts to apply psychological principles to legal issues were not much older. Law and psychology take ... More


The History of Urban Ecology: An Ecologist’s Perspective

Mark J. McDonnell

in Urban Ecology: Patterns, Processes, and Applications

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199563562
eISBN:
9780191774713
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199563562.003.0002
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

Urban ecology emerged as a sub-discipline of ecology in the early 1970s due, in part, to the fact that human impacts on the planet were becoming well documented and the growing size of human ... More


Basic, Applied, and Full-Cycle Social Psychology: Enhancing Causal Generalization and Impact

Stephen G. West and William G. Graziano

in Six Degrees of Social Influence: Science, Application, and the Psychology of Robert Cialdini

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199743056
eISBN:
9780190255916
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199743056.003.0012
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter examines the tension between basic and applied research and how Robert Cialdini's full-cycle model of social psychology can bridge the gap between the two disciplines. In particular, it ... More


Collective Full-Cycle Social Psychology: Models, Principles, Experience

Darwyn E. Linder and John W. Reich

Sanford L. Braver (ed.)

in Six Degrees of Social Influence: Science, Application, and the Psychology of Robert Cialdini

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199743056
eISBN:
9780190255916
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199743056.003.0014
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

In this chapter, the authors discuss their collaboration with Robert Cialdini to develop a social psychology graduate training program at Arizona State University. They explain the central role ... More


How War Opened the Door to the Ivory Tower during the First World War and Peace Closed It Again

Michael C. Desch

in Cult of the Irrelevant: The Waning Influence of Social Science on National Security

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780691181219
eISBN:
9780691184906
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691181219.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter illustrates the results of the intersection of disciplinary and international security dynamics through exploring the relationship between social science and policymaking in war- and ... More


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