Diversity in the Knowledge Economy and Society: Heterogeneity, Innovation and Entrepreneurship

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Elias G. Carayannis, Aris Kaloudis, Age Mariussen
Edward Elgar Publishing, Jan 1, 2008 - Business & Economics - 352 pages
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The key message of this book is that heterogeneity should be seen as an intrinsic and indispensable element of knowledge systems. The authors address the concept of heterogeneity in a multi-disciplinary fashion, including perspectives from evolutionary ec
 

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Contents

1 Introduction
1
2 Technological evolution innovation and human agency
18
foundations and modern methods
35
4 Heterogeneity rationality and institutions
55
5 Conceptual framework for an analysis of diversity and heterogeneity in the knowledge economy and society
95
6 Towards a communicative theory of diverse innovation systems
117
7 Entrepreneurship and heterogeneity
140
8 Heterogeneity interpreted and identified as changes in the populations of firms
165
diversification of innovative efforts in Norwegian firms
191
10 Heterogeneity and knowledgeintensive business services in the city
217
the Nordic countries
245
the case of the EU15
264
13 Heterogeneity and international RD collaboration
290
14 Conclusion
317
Index
319
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