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Author Vries, Marc de

Title 80 years of research at the Philips Natuurkundig Laboratorium (1914-1994) : the role of the Nat. Lab. at Philips / Marc J. de Vries ; with contributions by F. Kees Boersma
Published Amsterdam : Pallas Publications, ©2005


Description 1 online resource (325 pages) : illustrations
Contents Table of Contents; Preface; 1. The Role of a Research Organisation in an Industrial Company: Motives and Themes for Writing the History of the Philips Nat. Lab.; 2. Prologue: The Nat. Lab.'s Early Years (1914-1923); PART I. The Nat. Lab. as a Growth and Diversification Factor in the Philips Company (1923-1946); 3. Developing a Research Organisation for a Diversifying Company; 4. Research for Diversification in Action; Intermezzo I. The German Occupation and the Transition Years (1940-1946); PART II. An Autonomous Lab alongside Autonomous Product Divisions (1946-1972)
5. A Research Organisation alongside Autonomous Product Divisions6. The Practice of Autonomous Research; Intermezzo II. Changing Attitudes towards Science and Technology (1966-1972); PART III. The Road towards Mutual Commitment (1972-1994); 7. Redirecting the Research Organisation for Mutual Commitment; 8. Examples of the Road towards Mutual Commitment; 9. Epilogue: The Dynamics of the Nat. Lab. as a Professional Organisation within the Philips Company; List of Figures; Notes; Index
Summary A historical study of the role of the Philips Nat. Lab. in the past 80 years
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 289-320) and index
Notes English
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Subject Philips' Gloeilampenfabrieken. Natuurkundig Laboratorium -- History
SUBJECT Philips Natuurkundig Laboratorium fast
Eindhoven -- Philips Natuurkundig Laboratorium. swd
Subject Research, Industrial -- Netherlands -- Laboratories -- History
Research, Industrial -- Laboratories
Genre/Form History
Form Electronic book
Author Boersma, Kees
Philips' Gloeilampenfabrieken. Natuurkundig Laboratorium
ISBN 1423785398
Other Titles Eighty years of research at the Philips Natuurkundig Laboratorium (1914-1994)