Technological communities and networks : triggers and drivers for innovation /

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Author / Creator:Assimakopoulos, Dimitris G.
Imprint:London ; New York : Routledge, 2007.
Description:xx, 231 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Series:Routledge advances in management and business studies ; 32
Subject:Technological innovations.
Diffusion of innovations.
Social networks.
Diffusion of innovations.
Social networks.
Technological innovations.
Format: Print Book
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ISBN:0415334802 (hbk.)
0203417461 (ebk.)
9780415334808 (hbk.)
9780203417461 (ebk.)
Notes:Includes bibliographical references (p. [205]-218) and indexes.
Table of Contents:
  • List of figures
  • List of graphs
  • List of tables
  • List of abbreviations and acronyms
  • Prologue and acknowledgements
  • 1. Introduction
  • 2. Communities as the social locus of knowledge-intensive technological practice
  • 3. Collaboration networks as the social locus of knowledge-intensive technological innovation
  • 4. Ptolemaic views of personal networks in cross-national innovation
  • 5. An astronomer's view of the origins of a national GIS community
  • 6. A regional semiconductor community and academic entrepreneurship in Silicon Valley
  • 7. Technological communities and networks: new frontiers for knowledge-intensive innovation
  • Appendix. SNA concepts and metrics
  • Glossary of SNA terminology
  • References
  • Author index
  • Subject index