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The Influence of Dutch and EU Government Policies on Philips' Information Technology Product Strategy

Jan van den Ende, Nachoem Wijanberg, and Albert Meijer

in Information Technology Policy: An International History

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199241057
eISBN:
9780191714290
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199241057.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology

This chapter focuses on the IT policies of the Dutch and European governments in the period from 1960 to 1980. The success of different government policies and instruments is evaluated against the ... More


Developing Innovative Competences in Different Institutional Frameworks

Richard Whitley

in Business Systems and Organizational Capabilities: The Institutional Structuring of Competitive Competences

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199205172
eISBN:
9780191709555
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199205172.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

This chapter extends and integrates the analysis of innovation systems presented in Chapter 3 and the account of how different firms develop different kinds of organizational capabilities outlined in ... More


Creating Silicon Valley in Europe: Public Policy Towards New Technology Industries

Steven Casper

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199269525
eISBN:
9780191710025
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269525.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

Through the 1990s and early 2000s, a strength of the United States economy has been its ability to foster large numbers of small innovative technology companies, a few of which have grown to dominate ... More


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


Introduction

Steven Casper

in Creating Silicon Valley in Europe: Public Policy Towards New Technology Industries

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199269525
eISBN:
9780191710025
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269525.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

How easily can governments alter the industrial structure of economies? This introductory chapter explores competing perspectives on the ability of governments to promote competitiveness within new ... More


Conclusion

Steven Casper

in Creating Silicon Valley in Europe: Public Policy Towards New Technology Industries

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199269525
eISBN:
9780191710025
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269525.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

Governments around the world are investing resources and designing policies aimed at promoting competitiveness in new technology industries. This chapter summarizes key findings from the study, ... More


The German biotechnology industry: the limits of orchestrated innovation

Steven Casper

in Creating Silicon Valley in Europe: Public Policy Towards New Technology Industries

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199269525
eISBN:
9780191710025
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269525.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

Germany has long been categorized as an organized or coordinated market economy. Moreover, a key prediction of comparative institutional theory is that Germany should perform poorly in radically ... More


Corporate Technological Capabilities and the State: A Dynamic Historical Interaction

David M. Hart

in Constructing Corporate America: History, Politics, Culture

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199251902
eISBN:
9780191719059
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199251902.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

This chapter argues that the state, broadly construed, helps to construct corporate technological capabilities. Thus, the business-state interaction in the process of technological innovation must be ... More


Is National Technology Policy Obsolete in a Globalised World?: The Japanese Vision

Martin Fransman

in Visions of Innovation: The Firm and Japan

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198289357
eISBN:
9780191596261
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198289359.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

The chapter begins with a brief discussion of the convergence hypothesis, which argues that there has been a convergence in the economies of the major industrialized countries in the post‐World War ... More


The Brazilian Software Industry

Antonio J. Junqueira Botelho, Giancarlo Stefanuto, and Francisco Veloso

in From Underdogs to Tigers: The Rise and Growth of the Software Industry in Brazil, China, India, Ireland, and Israel

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199275601
eISBN:
9780191705823
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199275601.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

Starting in the early 1990s, a growing and increasingly open Brazilian economy spurred extraordinary development in the domestic IT and software sectors. Firms across the economy invested in IT and ... More


Policy Implications

Michael H. Best

in The New Competitive Advantage: The Renewal of American Industry

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198297451
eISBN:
9780191595967
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198297459.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

A central claim is that technology management is a powerful policy tool for growth of firms, regions, and nations at every level of industrial development. The capabilities perspective focuses ... More


The Chinese Software Industry

Ted Tschang and Lan Xue

in From Underdogs to Tigers: The Rise and Growth of the Software Industry in Brazil, China, India, Ireland, and Israel

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199275601
eISBN:
9780191705823
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199275601.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

The Chinese software industry offers a strong contrast to its Indian counterpart in terms of the role of the state and the choice of growth paths, and also in terms of language and business ... More


Soft Innovation: Economics, Product Aesthetics, and the Creative Industries

Paul Stoneman

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199572489
eISBN:
9780191722257
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199572489.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

At its heart this book is about innovation and the innovation process. On the way, it considers culture and the cultural industries, aesthetics, creativity and the creative industries, and a number ... More


Industrial Policy and Development: The Political Economy of Capabilities Accumulation

Mario Cimoli, Giovanni Dosi, and Joseph E. Stiglitz (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199235261
eISBN:
9780191715617
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235261.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

In the 1990s, development policy advocated by international financial institutions was influenced by the so-called Washington Consensus thinking. This strategy, based largely on liberalization, ... More


Not Your Father's University

David B. Audretsch

in Entrepreneurial Society

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195183504
eISBN:
9780199783885
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195183504.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The view regarding the role of universities has changed dramatically in the entrepreneurial society. There are several reasons for the emergence of the university as an engine of economic growth. The ... More


Industrial Innovation and Sustainability—Conflicts and Coherence

Frieder Meyer‐Krahmer

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:
10.1093/0199258171.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

First gives an outline of the two prevailing views on the possibilities for solving the conflict between sustainable development and technological innovation – the sceptical and the optimistic. It ... More


Strategies for African Development

Akbar Noman and Joseph E. Stiglitz

in Good Growth and Governance in Africa: Rethinking Development Strategies

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199698561
eISBN:
9780191738142
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199698561.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter lays out the premise for the rest of the volume which addresses the central question of what needs to be done to sustain and accelerate the recent improvement in the economic performance ... More


Introduction

Paul Stoneman

in Soft Innovation: Economics, Product Aesthetics, and the Creative Industries

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199572489
eISBN:
9780191722257
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199572489.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

This chapter provides both an introduction to the book and an overview of the following chapters. It introduces the type of innovation called soft innovation, primarily concerned with changes in ... More


National Policies to Attract Foreign Direct Investment in Research and Development: An Assessment of Brazil and Selected Countries

Mariana Zanatta, Eduardo Strachman, Flávia Carvalho, Pollyana C. Varrichio, Edilaine Camillo, and Mariana Barra

in Southern Engines of Global Growth

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199580606
eISBN:
9780191723353
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580606.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter examines the main policies employed to attract multinational corporation (MNC) technological activities in China, India, Ireland, Israel, Singapore, and Taiwan in order to analyse the ... More


Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Technological Change

Albert N. Link and Donald S. Siegel

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199268825
eISBN:
9780191699290
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199268825.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation, Strategy

This book presents an analysis and synthesis of the key economic and management approaches to innovation, entrepreneurship, and technological change. The book provides precise definitions of key ... More


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