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Author Vernardak─ôs, Nikos, 1942- author.

Title Innovation and technology : business and economics approaches / Nikos Vernardakis
Published New York : Routledge, 2016


Description 1 online resource
Series Routledge Advanced Texts in Economics and Finance
Routledge advanced texts in economics and finance.
Contents Cover; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Detailed contents; List of tables; List of figures; List of boxes; Preface; PART I Innovation and the world economy; 1 Innovation and the reshaping of the world economy; 1.1 Introduction; 1.2 The importance of innovation: the reshaping of the world economy; 1.3 Innovation today; 1.4 Repercussions of innovation and future prospects of world innovation; PART II Theoretical background of innovation and diffusion; 2 Innovation: relationships, characteristics, origins, drivers; 2.1 Some basic relationships; 2.2 The nature of innovation
2.3 Origins and evolution of technology2.4 Technological paradigms, trajectories, marginal and radical innovations; 2.5 Technological opportunities, incentives and inter-sectoral differences in innovation; 2.6 Innovation: location (sectoral), size of firms and market structure; 3 Diffusion; 3.1 Diffusion: within sectors; 3.2 Diffusion: across sectors; 3.3 Technology transfer; 3.4 Diffusion of embodied technology; PART III The impact of innovation on Economic Theory, the economy, the firm; 4 Innovation and Economic Theory; 4.1 Technological change in the history of economic thought
4.2 The rise of the economics of technology and its main tenets4.3 Inherited wisdom and the economics of an imperfect world; 4.4 Evolutionary economics and Economic Theory; 4.5 Epilogue; 5 Innovation and the economy: the impact of innovation at the level of the national economy and at the level of sectors; 5.1 Technological change and long cycles; 5.2 Innovation and economic sectors; 6 Innovation and the firm; 6.1 Innovation and the firm; 6.2 The R & D process and the firm: structure, organization, functioning, strategy; 6.3 The dictates of technological change and the firm
6.4 The firm faces up to innovation, evolves, adapts6.5 High-tech firms: further requirements; 6.6 Technological change and the evolution of an industry; PART IV Innovation Policy; 7 Innovation Policy; 7.1 What is Innovation Policy and what are its objectives?; 7.2 The building blocks of the innovation ecosystem; 7.3 Some further prescriptions for the design and implementation of Innovation Policy; 7.4 Salient features of Innovation Policy across countries; 7.5 Current problems and future challenges for Innovation Policy; 8 Epilogue; Index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed January 26, 2016)
Subject Economic development -- Technological innovations
Information technology -- Government policy
Business enterprises -- Technological innovations
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Industries -- General.
Business enterprises -- Technological innovations
Economic development -- Technological innovations
Information technology -- Government policy
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9781317529521