Technology, management and systems of innovation
This book is a definitive account of Keith Pavitt's seminal contribution to the analysis of technology and innovation. It assesses the nature and economic impact of technological change and how it relates to public policy and corporate management practices. The book explores the appropriate location of innovative activities, the size structure of innovating firms, the implications of technological trajectories for corporate strategies and organization, the influence of national systems of innovation on corporate behavior and the usefulness of publicly funded research. The conclusions drawn challenge established theories, policies and practices. Technology, Management and Systems of Innovation will prove invaluable to students and scholars of innovation studies, technology and innovation management, evolutionary economics, public policy and applied business economics.