Technological Communities and Networks: Triggers and drivers for innovation
(Routledge Studies in Business Organization and Networks) By Assimakopoulos
Publisher: Routledge 2007 | 231 Pages | ISBN: 0415334802 | PDF | 1.7 MB
The first book to analyze how new technologies are emerging against a background of continuing globalization of research and development activities. This unique book explores how technological communities and networks shape a broad range of new computer based technologies in regional, national and international contexts.
Offering a critique of existing organizational and business models, Assimakopoulos analyzes the structure of a broad range of existing technological communities and networks looking at a range of areas including:
intellectual property rights protection
geographic information systems.
This text is a key resource for research and development managers, ICT engineers and policy makers, as well as post graduate researchers in knowledge management, technology policy, sociology and economics of innovation or history of science and technology.