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The Emergence of Entrepreneurship Policy

David B. Audretsch, Max C. Keilbach, and Erik E. Lehmann

in Entrepreneurship and Economic Growth

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780195183511
eISBN:
9780199783663
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195183511.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter explains how and why public policy has turned to entrepreneurship as a mechanism for generating economic growth and employment. It reviews the public policy approach consistent with the ... More


Globalization, Regionalization, and the Knowledge‐Based Economy in Hong Kong

Michael J. Enright

in Regions, Globalization, and the Knowledge-Based Economy

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199250011
eISBN:
9780191596216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199250014.003.0016
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

The Hong Kong economy has been influenced by globalization, regionalization, and the emergence of the knowledge‐based economy perhaps more than any other. Hong Kong is unique in terms of its ... More


Innovation Policy in the Knowledge‐based Economy—Can Theory Guide Policy Making?

Jens Nyholm, Lars Normann, Claus Frelle‐Petersen, Mark Riis, and Peter Torstensen

in The Globalizing Learning Economy

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199258178
eISBN:
9780191595868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199258171.003.0015
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter discusses features of the evolving knowledge‐based economy as perceived from a European policy maker's perspective, and confronts these features with two different economic research ... More


Innovation Systems, Networks, and the Knowledge‐Based Economy in Korea

Sam Ock Park

in Regions, Globalization, and the Knowledge-Based Economy

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199250011
eISBN:
9780191596216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199250014.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

Innovation systems and local global networks of high‐technology industry in Korea are examined with regard to the evolution of the knowledge‐based economy. Major data for the study are derived from a ... More


Regions, Globalization, and the Knowledge-Based Economy

John H. Dunning (ed.)

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199250011
eISBN:
9780191596216
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199250014.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

The underlying theme of this book is the impact of the increasing globalization of economic activity, and the advent of the knowledge‐based economy, on the spatial distribution of economic activity, ... More


Firms, Regions, and Strategy in a Diverging World: The Australian Case

Peter Sheehan and Bhajan Grewal

in Regions, Globalization, and the Knowledge-Based Economy

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199250011
eISBN:
9780191596216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199250014.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

Many countries distant from the mainstream of knowledge‐based wealth creation have a number of related concerns: whether it can be ensured that, as nations, they will participate fully in emerging ... More


Regions, Globalization, and the Knowledge Economy: The Issues Stated

John H. Dunning

in Regions, Globalization, and the Knowledge-Based Economy

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199250011
eISBN:
9780191596216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199250014.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

Offers an analytical framework for evaluating the implications of recent economic events on the spatial distribution of economic activities, and of the role played by multinational enterprises (MNEs) ... More


The Transition to Knowledge Capitalism

Alan Burton-Jones

in Knowledge Capitalism: Business, Work, and Learning in the New Economy

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198296225
eISBN:
9780191685217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198296225.003.0011
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management, Strategy

This chapter looks into how the rise of knowledge capital affects globalized competition, the changes in employment arrangements, the restructuring of firms and its ownership, and the falling demand ... More


Knowledge, Globalization, and Regions: An Economist's Perspective

David B. Audretsch

in Regions, Globalization, and the Knowledge-Based Economy

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199250011
eISBN:
9780191596216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199250014.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

The issues involving the links between the geography of economic activity and the emergence of the knowledge‐based economy addressed in the first chapter are examined in more detail in seven main ... More


Globalization and Knowledge Flows: An Industrial Geographer's Perspective

Michael Storper

in Regions, Globalization, and the Knowledge-Based Economy

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199250011
eISBN:
9780191596216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199250014.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

The first part of this chapter argues that the geographical origin, destinations, and mastery of economically useful knowledge have more profound impacts on the changing shape of development than do ... More


Multinational Enterprises and the Knowledge Economy: Leveraging Global Practices

Örjan Sölvell and Julian Birkinshaw

in Regions, Globalization, and the Knowledge-Based Economy

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199250011
eISBN:
9780191596216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199250014.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

After an introduction, this chapter has five main sections. Sections (2) and (3) provide a brief review of the existing literature on the knowledge‐based economy, and on the forces for globalization ... More


What Knowledge Economy?

Phillip Brown, Anthony Hesketh, and Sara Williams

in The Mismanagement of Talent: Employability and Jobs in the Knowledge Economy

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199269532
eISBN:
9780191699412
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269532.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR, Political Economy

Although it is a given that all of the services in the world's largest knowledge-based economy (KBE) need managers and leaders, there is still a need for janitors, fast food service crews, and other ... More


Towards a Theory of Regional Policy

H. Peter Gray and John H. Dunning

in Regions, Globalization, and the Knowledge-Based Economy

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199250011
eISBN:
9780191596216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199250014.003.0017
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

Offers a theory of regional policy—or more accurately, a theory of policy, at various levels of governance, to deal with the allocation of resources and capabilities between and within subnational ... More


Knowledge Capitalism: Business, Work, and Learning in the New Economy

Alan Burton-Jones

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198296225
eISBN:
9780191685217
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198296225.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management, Strategy

This book looks at how the shift to a knowledge-based economy is redefining firms, empowering individuals, and reshaping the links between learning and work using economic, management and ... More


The Impact of the Completion of the European Internal Market on FDI

John H. Dunning

in Regions, Globalization, and the Knowledge-Based Economy

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199250011
eISBN:
9780191596216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199250014.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

The impact of the completion of the European Internal Market Programme (IMP) on the geographical distribution of economic activity within the European Community (now Union) is considered. More ... More


The Great Inheritance

Vaclav Smil

in Creating the Twentieth Century: Technical Innovations of 1867-1914 and Their Lasting Impact

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780195168747
eISBN:
9780199835522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195168747.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

No other period in history has brought so many fundamental technical advances in such a short period of time. This Age of Synergy (1867-1914) saw a rapid introduction of science-based innovations, ... More


The Promise

Phillip Brown, Anthony Hesketh, and Sara Williams

in The Mismanagement of Talent: Employability and Jobs in the Knowledge Economy

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199269532
eISBN:
9780191699412
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269532.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR, Political Economy

The shift from an industrial economy to a knowledge-based economy gives rise to the value of intelligence and talent as employers focus on diversifying their talent pools. Governments around the ... More


The new knowledge-based economy

Graham Room

in The European challenge: Innovation, policy learning and social cohesion in the new knowledge economy

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347398
eISBN:
9781447303787
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347398.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter discusses the role of the new information technologies as a general purpose technology pervading all areas of production, distribution, consumption, and governance. It notes that the ... More


The New Competition

Phillip Brown, Anthony Hesketh, and Sara Williams

in The Mismanagement of Talent: Employability and Jobs in the Knowledge Economy

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199269532
eISBN:
9780191699412
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269532.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR, Political Economy

Today, it is important for organizations to get the right people with the right knowledge into the jobs that suit them best to attain success. The rise of new technologies led to a major revision in ... More


Discursive Transition in Central and Eastern Europe

Norman Fairclough

in Discourse as Cultural Struggle

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098114
eISBN:
9789882206830
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098114.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter examines discourse in the process of social change in Eastern and Central Europe. It discusses the application of a transdisciplinary framework and critical discourse analysis in ... More


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