Technological Innovation In Legacy Sectors

Author: William B. Bonvillian
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 0199374511
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This book uses a new, unifying conceptual framework to identify the shared features underlying structural obstacles to innovation in major legacy sectors: energy, air and auto transport, the electric grid, construction, health care delivery ...

Knowledge Economy

Author: Ashoka Chandra
Publisher: SAGE Publications Pvt. Limited
ISBN: 9788178299099
Size: 16.69 MB
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Key Drivers of Innovation Technology The modern technology sector is
contributing mainly to knowledge and innovation. This sector comprises activities
such as nanotechnology, computers, networks and biotechnology. Leaving apart
the knowledge sector, which moves on its own momentum, in a knowledge
economy the legacy sector will behave differently and therefore the entire
manufacturing processes would be impacted though in a totally different manner.
It is important to ...

Advanced Manufacturing

Author: William B. Bonvillian
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262037033
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Introduction: social disruption, legacy barriers and innovation : challenges in U.S. manufacturing -- The backdrop - manufacturing's economic history -- International competition and the decline of U.S. manufacturing -- Economic ...

Buying Military Transformation

Author: Peter Dombrowski
Publisher: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 0231509650
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Again, NCW relies on sustaining innovation in network security. SUSTAINING
INNOVATION IN THE COMMUNICATIONS SECTOR Implementing network-
centric warfare will require significant technological progress in the
communications sector. Under at least two circumstances, NCW might actually
reduce rather than increase military effectiveness if forces were equipped with
poor communications systems. First, current and legacy generations of
equipment were generally not ...

Cases On Technology Innovation Entrepreneurial Successes And Pitfalls

Author: Becker, S. Ann
Publisher: IGI Global
ISBN: 1615206108
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A Comparative Case Study Arvind Karunakaran The Pennsylvania State
University, USA Jingwen He The Pennsylvania State University, USA Sandeep
Purao The Pennsylvania State University, USA Brian Cameron The Pennsylvania
State University, USA aBStract Our case will describe two small to medium
enterprises which are located within the same region and sharing the broad
industry sector but at a different 'growth stage' perceive the role of Information
Systems differently.

Innovation In Public Sector Services

Author: Paul Windrum
Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing
ISBN: 1848441541
Size: 44.89 MB
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The contribution of services to economic growth, employment and welfare will not
be possible without a major role for innovation in services. This book addresses a
fundamental knowledge gap: it seeks to understand and explain the dynamics of
public sector services innovation.1 Public sector innovation is a key contributor to
national growth, and to the welfare of individual citizens, yet precious little
research has been conducted on public sector innovation.2 In part, this is a
legacy of ...

The Economics Of Innovation New Technologies And Structural Change

Author: Cristiano Antonelli
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134435169
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At present, economics of innovation seems less and less able to reconcile the
analysis of the rate of technological change with the analysis ofits direction.
Similarly, the analysis ofthe determinates is more clear at the firm level than at the
system level. The role of the structural characteristics of economic systems at
large and specifically the role of the structure of relative prices, as determined by
the endowment of basic inputs and the dynamics of industries and sectors, can
provide ...

Changing Landscape Of Defense Innovation

Author: Paul Bracken
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
ISBN: 143790470X
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In the case of JDAMs, a guidance kit was retrofitted onto legacy gravity bombs.
The JDAM leveraged the sunk cost in a large stockpile of “dumb” gravity bombs.
GPS receivers similarly increased the performance of ground forces, yet were
cheaper than the legacy system of beacons and radios the Army had been using.
There is no one best kind of innovation. The choice of approach depends on
strategy and the relative costs of technology and performance. Sometimes
historical ...

The Legacy Of Ra L Prebisch

Author: Enrique V. Iglesias
Publisher:
ISBN:
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As we know, world trade in manufactures has grown at a much faster rate than
total world trade, and trade in manufactures embodying a high degree of
technological innovation has grown the fastest of all. ... In addition, it will require
specific programs oriented toward promoting the development of the
organizational aspects of Latin American companies, these companies'
relationships with the various production sectors and with marketing and financial
services, human resource ...