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The Dynamics of Technical InnovatioN: The Evolution and Development of Information Technology

The Dynamics of Technical InnovatioN: The Evolution and Development of Information Technology (Hardback)

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In The Dynamics of Technical Innovation, Geert Duysters explores the evolution of complex industrial systems over time by examining technological and market developments in the computer, telecommunications and semiconductor industries.

An integrated theoretical framework is developed by Professor Duysters to study the relationship between technological change, changing industry structures, and innovation strategies by several different categories of company. This is followed by an in-depth empirical analysis of technological convergence, strategic technology partnering and globalization - three major factors in the development of information technology over the past decade.

The Dynamics of Technical Innovation is one of the first attempts to measure quantitatively the technological convergence process in information technology. Providing new insights on the internationalization of research and development, this analysis of recent and historical developments in the information technology industry which will be welcomed by scholars and practitioners interested in international business, technological change and innovation management.

BusinessIndustry & industrial studiesMedia, information & communication industriesInformation technology industries Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd Publication Date: 13/03/1996 ISBN-13: 9781858984001  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Geert Duysters, Tilburg University, the Netherlands

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