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Technologies, Products and Organization in the Innovating Firm: What Adam Smith Tells Us and Joseph Schumpeter Doesn't

Keith Pavitt

in Understanding Industrial and Corporate Change

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199269426
eISBN:
9780191710179
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269426.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This chapter gives renewed attention to Adam Smith's insights into knowledge production as crucially important for understanding the contemporary problems of managing innovating firms. Products and ... More


Post-Occidental Reason: The Crisis of Occidentalism and the Emergenc(y)e of Border Thinking

Walter D. Mignolo

in Local Histories/Global Designs: Coloniality, Subaltern Knowledges, and Border Thinking

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691156095
eISBN:
9781400845064
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691156095.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter brings border thinking into conversation with postcoloniality through the colonial difference. Postcoloniality, and its equivalents—beyond Eurocentrism and Occidentalism—is both a ... More


Management Accounting and the Knowledge Production Process

Alnoor Bhimani

in Management Accounting in the Digital Economy

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
August 2004
ISBN:
9780199260386
eISBN:
9780191601231
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199260389.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter develops an accounting-based concept of the knowledge production process. The process is rooted in the relational capital element of intellectual capital, and based on assumptions of ... More


The Weightless Economy in Economic Development

DANNY QUAH

in Information Technology, Productivity, and Economic Growth: International Evidence and Implications for Economic Development

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199243983
eISBN:
9780191697319
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199243983.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

While the notion that knowledge plays no small part in economic growth may be perceived to be both old and new, this chapter encounters a seemingly different claim that asserts how knowledge is ... More


R&D Spillovers, Entrepreneurship, and Growth 1

Zoltan Acs

in Innovation and Growth: From R&D Strategies of Innovating Firms to Economy-wide Technological Change

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199646685
eISBN:
9780191748998
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199646685.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

The purpose of this chapter is to catalogue the contribution of Jaffe Feldman Varga that simultaneously and independently sparked a search for the mechanism of knowledge spillovers. Building on the ... More


The Importance of Process and Product Innovation for Productivity in French Manufacturing and Service Industries

Jacques Mairesse and Stephane Robin

in Innovation and Growth: From R&D Strategies of Innovating Firms to Economy-wide Technological Change

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199646685
eISBN:
9780191748998
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199646685.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter examines the effect of innovation on labour productivity in France, using a general framework that accounts for research activities and for both product and process innovation. To ... More


What the World Needs Now: Learning About and Acting on Autism Research

Chloe Silverman

in Understanding Autism: Parents, Doctors, and the History of a Disorder

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691150468
eISBN:
9781400840397
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691150468.003.0009
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This conclusion returns to the question of love as both a subject and a method for research on autism. Many researchers now agree with parents that although autism is a useful term for describing a ... More


Seeing like a Jail, 2: Corrections Consulting

Judah Schept

in Progressive Punishment: Job Loss, Jail Growth and the Neoliberal Logic of Carceral Expansion

Published in print:
1942
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781479810710
eISBN:
9781479802821
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479810710.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Chapter 6 is devoted entirely to a close examination of the substantial history of national and state corrections consultants in the county, paying particular attention to the two consultants whose ... More


Leadership and the Reform of Education

Helen Gunter

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9781847427670
eISBN:
9781447305606
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847427670.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

Western politicians consider leadership to be essential for the delivery of educational reform. Everyone in a school — including children — need to identify as a leader, have the word ‘leader’ in ... More


The Impact of Interdisciplinary Activities on Departmental Disciplines

Martha Garrett Russell

in International Research Management

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195062526
eISBN:
9780199854905
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195062526.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, Public Management

This section points at the rational and practical production of educational research, the relationship between graduate studies and research, and the impact of interdisciplinary inquiry on ... More


The Welfare Economics of Schumpeterian Competition

Joseph E. Stiglitz and Bruce C. Greenwald

in Creating a Learning Society: A New Approach to Growth, Development, and Social Progress

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231152143
eISBN:
9780231525541
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231152143.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter describes the ways in which markets fail to allocate resources efficiently toward innovation and, more broadly, fail in creating as dynamic a “learning” society as they might. It first ... More


Introduction: Science Studies and Early Modern Literature and Culture

Howard Marchitello

in The Machine in the Text: Science and Literature in the Age of Shakespeare and Galileo

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199608058
eISBN:
9780191729492
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199608058.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, Shakespeare Studies

The Introduction offers an overview of the history of science as it impacts on the study of early modern literature and culture. This history has two general phases. The first begins in the 1930s and ... More


The Machine in the Text: Science and Literature in the Age of Shakespeare and Galileo

Howard Marchitello

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199608058
eISBN:
9780191729492
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199608058.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, Shakespeare Studies

The reassessment of the ‘two cultures’ of art and science has been one of the most urgent areas of research in literary and historical studies over the last fifteen years. The early modern period is ... More


Making Knowledge: The Senses and Cognition

Johannes Fabian

in Out of Our Minds: Reason and Madness in the Exploration of Central Africa

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520221222
eISBN:
9780520923935
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520221222.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

What happened in the land of friendship took the discussion to the center of Africa, and to the core of this endeavor to map the field of tensions and contradictions in which we seek the beginnings ... More


Governing through Expansion

Judah Schept

in Progressive Punishment: Job Loss, Jail Growth and the Neoliberal Logic of Carceral Expansion

Published in print:
1942
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781479810710
eISBN:
9781479802821
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479810710.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Chapter 7 examines some of the governmental and nongovernmental bodies, processes, and relationships in the county to better understand the political contexts in which the production of carceral ... More


The Geographic Production of Knowledge

Jess Bier

in Mapping Israel, Mapping Palestine: How Occupied Landscapes Shape Scientific Knowledge

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780262036153
eISBN:
9780262339957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036153.003.0006
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cartography

Mapping Israel, Mapping Palestine provides an extended critique of the notion that technoscientific facts should function as impartial arbiters in international conflicts. Chapter 6, “The Geographic ... More


An(other) Invitation to Epistemological Humility: Notes toward a Self-Critical Approach to Counter-Knowledges

Otto Maduro

in Decolonizing Epistemologies: Latina/o Theology and Philosophy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780823241354
eISBN:
9780823241392
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823241354.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Setting out from the distinct locus of hermeneutical humility, Otto Maduro's text shows that knowledge is always accumulated communal labor. It allows a collectivity to achieve goals, but it is also ... More


Imperial Scholars and Minority Nationalisms on the Eve of the 1917 Revolutions

Vera Tolz

in Russia's Own Orient: The Politics of Identity and Oriental Studies in the Late Imperial and Early Soviet Periods

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199594443
eISBN:
9780191725067
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199594443.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter demonstrates how the imperial scholars became a key source of nationalist ideas for some of Russia's ethnic minorities and how, in turn, representatives of these minorities influenced ... More


Continuously Improving

Donald J. Peurach

in Seeing Complexity in Public Education: Problems, Possibilities, and Success for All

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199736539
eISBN:
9780199914593
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199736539.003.0021
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter examines SFAF’s work improving its programs and its organization, all while supporting a state-sized system of schools operating in turbulent environments. Rather than a conventional ... More


Introduction

Rajan Gurukkal

in History and Theory of Knowledge Production: An Introductory Outline

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780199490363
eISBN:
9780199095810
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199490363.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

It is the introductory chapter that seeks to explain the need to theorize the history of knowledge production through an overview of the compelling features that necessitate theorization. It points ... More


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