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  1. The New Economics of Technology Policy

    The New Economics of Technology Policy

    Edited by Dominique Foray
    This book focuses on technological policies, in other words all public interventions intended to influence the intensity, composition and direction of technological innovations within a given entity (region, country or group of countries). The editor has gathered together many of the leading scholars in the field to comprehensively explore numerous avenues and pathways of research. The book sheds light on the theory and practice of technological policies by employing modern analytical tools and economic techniques. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 184.00   Web: $ 165.60
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  2. Innovation Networks in Knowledge-based Firms

    Innovation Networks in Knowledge-based Firms

    Mitsuru Kodama
    In Innovation Networks in Knowledge-based Firms, Mitsuru Kodama explores corporate strategic management in an information and communication technology (ICT) environment. Bridging theory and practice and providing international scope, the author seeks to make transparent the mechanisms behind the processes that generate product and service innovation in ICT industries, such as search and advertising (Yahoo, Google), music distribution (Apple iPod) and gaming (Sony Playstation, Nintendo DS). He develops new business models based on ‘boundary innovation’ management and explains the innovation networks formed via three types of knowledge innovator – platform, process, and content. These knowledge innovators play an important role in merging different technologies (including ICT) and business models to develop new business value chains and new industries that span various industrial fields. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 146.00   Web: $ 131.40
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  3. The Economics of Digital Markets

    The Economics of Digital Markets

    Edited by Gary Madden, Russel Cooper
    This innovative book provides state-of-the-art analyses of the current condition of the economics of digital markets. The most recent developments in web technology are evolving, creating an increasingly deregulated environment. Much of the impetus for liberalisation is in response to multimedia convergence and the globalisation of markets, leading to uncertainties in the sector. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 175.00   Web: $ 157.50
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  4. The Internationalisation of Mobile Telecommunications

    The Internationalisation of Mobile Telecommunications

    Peter Curwen, Jason Whalley
    Based upon the very latest data available, the underlying premise of the book is that mobile telecommunications is such a fast-moving sector that operators are obliged to alter their international strategies as circumstances unravel without necessarily having a long-term master plan, and hence that opportunism is a hallmark of operators’ international strategies. This state-of-the-art overview of the internationalisation of mobile telecommunications will prove essential reading for academics and practitioners with a vested interest in technology, telecommunications and strategic management. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 146.00   Web: $ 131.40
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  5. The Dynamics of Standards

    The Dynamics of Standards

    Edited by Tineke M. Egyedi, Knut Blind
    This book addresses the new field of standards dynamics. It focuses in particular on the tension between standards and change. Standards are points of reference and should therefore be inherently stable (at least to a certain degree). However, technologies change at an increasing pace, particularly in the field of information technology (IT). Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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  6. Trust and New Technologies

    Trust and New Technologies

    Edited by Teemu Kautonen, Heikki Karjaluoto
    Trust and New Technologies presents versatile new research that illustrates the different roles that trust plays in the marketing and management of new technologies. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 151.00   Web: $ 135.90
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  7. Intellectual Property Rights, Innovation and Software Technologies

    Intellectual Property Rights, Innovation and Software Technologies

    Elad Harison
    This book examines the effects of Intellectual Property Rights (IPRs), namely patents and copyrights, on innovation and technical change in information technologies. It provides new insights on the links between markets, technologies and legislation by applying a variety of empirical and analytical methods. The book also explores the success of the Open Source movement to establish an alternative regime for IPRs by illuminating the rationale behind it and illustrating how Open Source can strategically be used by firms. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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  8. Cooperative Networks

    Cooperative Networks

    Edited by Panos Pardalos, Don Grundel, Robert A. Murphey, Oleg Prokopyev
    Cooperative networks have gained a tremendous amount of attention over the last several years because of their existence not only in biological, social and economic arenas, but because of direct applications in many more areas such as communications, robotics and military sciences. This volume reflects a cross-fertilization of ideas from a broad set of disciplines and creativity from a diverse array of scientific and engineering research. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 186.00   Web: $ 167.40
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  9. Information Revolutions in the History of the West

    Information Revolutions in the History of the West

    Leonard Dudley
    With detailed case studies addressing the sources of innovation in information technology, along with a conceptual framework to explain their effects, this book will be of interest to students and teachers of Western economic and social history, as well as to the general reader with an interest in the social impact of innovation. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 164.00   Web: $ 147.60
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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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