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  1. The Handbook of Technology Foresight

    The Handbook of Technology Foresight

    Edited by Luke Georghiou, Jennifer Cassingena Harper, Michael Keenan, Ian Miles, Rafael Popper
    In this comprehensive and critical Handbook, cross-cutting analytical chapters explore the emergence and positioning of foresight, common approaches and methods, organisational issues, and the scope for policy transfer and evaluation. Leading experts and practitioners contribute chapters analysing experiences in France, Germany, the United Kingdom, the USA, Japan, China, Latin America, small European nations, Nordic countries and selected developing countries. The book concludes with consideration of the future of foresight itself. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 248.00   Web: $ 223.20
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  2. Managing the Transition to Renewable Energy

    Managing the Transition to Renewable Energy

    Edited by Jeroen C.J.M. van den Bergh, Frank R. Bruinsma
    This book addresses the problem of how to make a large-scale socio-technical transition to renewable energy, so as to realize an environmentally sustainable economy in the long run. Transition thinking has in a short time managed to occupy a central position in the policy debate on sustainable development. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 186.00   Web: $ 167.40
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  3. Cyber Security

    Cyber Security

    Michael P. Gallaher, Albert N. Link, Brent R. Rowe
    Cyberspace is the nervous system of today’s advanced economies, linking critical infrastructures across public and private institutions. The authors of this book comprehensively explore the many issues surrounding this unique system, including private sector cyber security investment decisions and implementation strategies, public policy efforts to ensure overall security, and government’s role in the process. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 136.00   Web: $ 122.40
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  4. Risk, Complexity and ICT

    Risk, Complexity and ICT

    Edited by Ole Hanseth, Claudio Ciborra
    This book explores the challenges regarding risks and risk management related to the growing complexity of ICT solutions. The main argument of the book is that the complexity of ICT solutions has continued to grow throughout the history of ICT, and that it has now reached a level that goes beyond our current understanding of solutions and our methods of dealing with them. The contributors demonstrate how the complexity of ICT solutions is increased by various integration efforts. Drawing upon theories of risk society and reflexive modernization, various case studies are used to demonstrate efforts aimed at controlling and managing the complexities of various ICT solutions. Paradoxically, these control and management measures are shown to increase rather than decrease complexity and risk. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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  5. Handbook of Research on Techno-Entrepreneurship

    Handbook of Research on Techno-Entrepreneurship

    Edited by François Thérin
    Techno-entrepreneurship is broadly defined as the entrepreneurial and intrapreneurial activities of both existing and nascent companies operating in technology-intensive environments. Boasting rich conceptual and empirical contributions by leading international specialists, this highly original Handbook will prove an invaluable tool in advancing our understanding of the theory and practice of research in this emerging area. The expert contributors initially explore the foundations of the field, clearly defining the parameters of techno-entrepreneurship. Learn More
    2009   Paperback Price: $ 74.00   Web: $ 59.20
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    2007   Hardback Price: $ 212.00   Web: $ 190.80
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  6. The International Handbook on Environmental Technology Management

    The International Handbook on Environmental Technology Management

    Edited by Dora Marinova, David Annandale, John Phillimore
    This important Handbook is the first comprehensive account that brings together recent developments in the three related fields of environmental technology, environmental management and technology management. With contributions from more than 55 outstanding authors representing ten countries and five continents, the reader is provided with a vast range of insightful perspectives on the latest industry and policy issues. With the aid of numerous case studies, leading experts reflect on significant changes in the use of technology and management practices witnessed in the last decade. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 280.00   Web: $ 252.00
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  7. Industrial Agglomeration and New Technologies

    Industrial Agglomeration and New Technologies

    Edited by Masatsugo Tsuji, Emanuelo Giovannetti, Mitsuhiro Kagami
    This book, a collaborative effort by researchers from Japan, Italy and the USA, seeks to explore the reasons for industrial clustering in certain regions of Asia, Europe and North America. The studies presented illustrate real examples of industrial clusters, adding anecdotal evidence to the emerging theory of economic geography by exemplifying the centripetal and centrifugal forces that regulate the clustering process. The authors examine clusters in a diverse set of countries including China, Italy, Japan, Mexico, South Korea, the USA and Vietnam. Significantly, the book provides an interesting split between studies of IT and software-related industries, and more traditional sectors, such as steel and vehicle manufacturing. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 184.00   Web: $ 165.60
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  8. High-Tech Entrepreneurship in Asia

    High-Tech Entrepreneurship in Asia

    Marina Yue Zhang, Mark Dodgson
    The option for consumers to make payments for services and products via mobile telephones has created a dynamic new industry. High-Tech Entrepreneurship in Asia illustrates how small, entrepreneurial firms in Asia have devised and produced innovations crucial for this industry’s development. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 160.00   Web: $ 144.00
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  9. The New Electronic Marketplace

    The New Electronic Marketplace

    George Christou, Seamus Simpson
    This book breaks new ground by exploring governance strategies that the EU has been developing over the last decade for the growing electronic economy driven by the Internet. Through an analysis of key EU policy initiatives, the authors provide an explanation of both the form and mechanics of emergent governance arrangements within the European e-economy. Drawing on data gathered through interviews with key national and EU level policymakers, the volume applies theoretical insights from academic work on the ‘regulatory’ and ‘post-regulatory’ state to situate and explain the EU’s role as an international regional actor in a new area of economic activity with important national and global dimensions. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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  10. The Consequences of Information

    The Consequences of Information

    Jannis Kallinikos
    This important book addresses the organizational and economic implications of the new technologies of information and communication. Jannis Kallinikos analyses the recent spectacular growth of information and the self-propelling processes through which technological information is increasingly generated out of the reshuffling and recombination of available and interoperable information sources. He argues that information is no longer simply a resource but a pervading element of socio-economic life that is crucially involved in the redefinition of a variety of organizational practices and modes of economic action. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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  11. Communication and Cooperation in the Virtual Workplace

    Communication and Cooperation in the Virtual Workplace

    Gaby Sadowski-Rasters, Geert Duysters, Bert M. Sadowski
    This innovative book explores the structure, growth and effectiveness of virtual communities in computer-mediated environments. In spite of initial enthusiasm, much uncertainty remains about the prospects of virtual teams and the technology that supports their collaboration. This book seeks to confront these issues and offers a unique insight into the realities of virtual working. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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  12. The Silicon Dragon

    The Silicon Dragon

    Terence Tsai, Bor-Shiuan Cheng
    The Silicon Dragon is a systematic study of the growth of high-tech giants in the Greater China Region, depicting the success story of the microelectronics industry in Taiwan. The book examines the government policies that acted as catalysts to the growth of high-tech industries in Taiwan, along with the roles of high-tech ‘incubators’ and government-administered science parks. The authors provide case studies of high profile companies including Acer, Philips Semiconductors and Macronix International, and interviews with key decision makers to highlight the corporate strategies adopted in response to government policies and global commercial demand. Finally, insightful narratives on the birth and growth of a government-fostered strategic industry are provided, as is a synopsis of the Asian contribution to the evolution of the global microelectronics development. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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  13. Computing

    Computing

    Edited by Shane M. Greenstein
    This authoritative book presents a selection of the most important published articles and papers on the computing industry – an industry that after five decades of growth permeates virtually all areas of modern economic activity. Many economists believe the diffusion of computing has been a catalyst and a driver of economic growth. This has stimulated research into the microeconomic determinants and consequences of computing. This collection provides a state-of-the-art survey of advances in applied and empirical approaches to the industrial economics of computing. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 304.00   Web: $ 273.60
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  14. Information Technology and Small Businesses

    Information Technology and Small Businesses

    Andrea Ordanini
    This book investigates the antecedents and consequences of information technology adoption among small and medium sized enterprises. Following the well publicized ‘Internet bubble’, the rate of adoption of such technologies – especially of Internet-based solutions – has slowly changed among small firms, leading to a very mixed picture. Whilst a significant number of these small firms are still excluded from such technologies, others show very complex patterns of adoption and implementation. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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  15. Digital Broadcasting

    Digital Broadcasting

    Edited by Martin Cave, Kiyoshi Nakamura
    Digital television is transforming both broadcasting and, as a result of convergence, the larger world of communications. The impending analogue switch-off will have a major impact on households all over the developed world. Digital Broadcasting considers the effects of digital television on the availability, price and nature of broadcast services in the Americas, Europe and Japan. It shows how this depends upon what platforms – cable, satellite, fixed or wireless broadband – countries have available for use and also upon government policies and regulatory interventions. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 146.00   Web: $ 131.40
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  16. Entrepreneurship and Technology Policy

    Entrepreneurship and Technology Policy

    Edited by Albert N. Link
    The terms entrepreneur and entrepreneurship take on a very specific and somewhat narrow meaning with regard to the connection between entrepreneurship and technology policy. In the context of this volume, entrepreneurship is defined to refer to the innovative and risk taking activities that are specific to small firms. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 210.00   Web: $ 189.00
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  17. Growth of New Technology Ventures in China’s Emerging Market

    Growth of New Technology Ventures in China’s Emerging Market

    Edited by Haiyang Li
    New ventures have played a significant role in the world’s economic and social development. In particular, the development of high technology ventures has been viewed as both a revitalization tool for developed market economies, such as the USA, and a driving force for economic transformation in transition economies, such as China. With a focus on new technology ventures in China’s emerging market, this volume brings together researchers from a variety of disciplines and countries to provide a comprehensive understanding of this phenomenon. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 160.00   Web: $ 144.00
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  18. Information Communication Technology and Economic Development

    Information Communication Technology and Economic Development

    Edited by Tojo Thatchenkery, Roger R. Stough
    Information Communication Technology and Economic Development reveals new insights regarding the complex process of globalization. It shows how the generation and circulation of intellectual capital in the US and India in ICT have led to greater productivity in the US while facilitating the economic development of India. Most industrialized nations now see the vast intellectual capital-based services that India provides at extremely competitive rates as key to their own national competitiveness in the global arena. The contributors’ findings suggest that India’s ICT-led growth will accelerate in the next ten years, launching India as a major global economic power next to the US and China. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 135.00   Web: $ 121.50
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  19. Technological Superpower China

    Technological Superpower China

    Jon Sigurdson, Jiang Jiang, Xinxin Kong, Yongzhong Wang, Yuli Tang
    Technological Superpower China explores how China is becoming a technological superpower within the global economy by integrating its national R&D programmes with the innovation systems of national and international corporations. Jon Sigurdson provides a thorough and comprehensive analysis of China’s knowledge foundation in technology and R&D following its dynamic march forward in the early 1980s. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 176.00   Web: $ 158.40
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  20. The Economics of the Digital Society

    The Economics of the Digital Society

    Edited by Luc Soete, Bas ter Weel
    This important book presents a unique body of research into the economics of the digital society. It questions how modern economies have been transformed as a result of digital goods and markets, and explores the policy implications and challenges of this revolution. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 175.00   Web: $ 157.50
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