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Author International Research Conference on Asian Business (4th : 2008 : Lee Kong Chian School of Business, Singapore Management University)

Title Beyond the knowledge trap : developing Asia's knowledge-based economies / edited by Thomas Menkhoff ... [and others]
Published Singapore : World Scientific, [2011]


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 MELB  658.4038095 Men/Btk  AVAILABLE
Description xxvii, 444 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents Contents note continued: ch. 15 Integrating Natural and Social Sciences: Developing a Water Information System for the Mekong Delta / Hans-Dieter Evers -- ch. 16 Implementing Knowledge Management in a Geographically Dispersed Organization: The Case of an NGO / Shan L. Pan
Contents note continued: ch. 8 Practicing Knowledge Management: Thailand's Experience / Suparb Pasong -- ch. 9 Emerging Epistemic Landscapes: Knowledge Clusters in Ho Chi Minh City and the Mekong Delta / Tatjana Bauer -- ch. 10 Knowledge Sharing in the Indonesian Context: Institut Teknologi Bandung (ITB) as Potential Knowledge Hub to Create Value from Academia, Business and Government Linkages / Lenny Martini -- ch. 11 Achieving Knowledge Economy Status through Good Knowledge Governance: The Singapore KBE Story Revisited / Solvay Gerke -- ch. 12 Knowledge for Poverty Alleviation: A Framework for Developing Intangible Assets of Low-Income Communities / Jasmin P. Suministrado -- ch. 13 Knowledge Loss: Managing Local Knowledge in Rural Uzbekistan / Caleb Wall -- ch. 14 Local Knowledge as a Strategic Resource: Fisheries in the Seasonal Floodplains of the Mekong Delta, Vietnam / Judith Ehlert --
Machine generated contents note: pt. 1 Conceptualizing and Strategizing Knowledge as an Engine for Growth -- ch. 1 Knowledge Hubs and Knowledge Clusters: A Knowledge Architecture for Development / Thomas Menkhoff -- ch. 2 Using Knowledge as an Engine of Growth: The Case of South Korea / Derek H. C. Chen -- ch. 3 ̀Knowledge Society' as Academic Concept and Stage of Development: A Conceptual and Historical Review / Anna-Katharina Hornidge -- ch. 4 Measuring Spatial Density: Knowledge Clusters in Malaysia / Benjamin Schraven -- ch. 5 The Moment of Truth for Science: The Consequences of the ̀Knowledge Society' for Society and Science / Peter Weingart -- ch. 6 The Conflicting "Norms" of Science in the Institutionalization of Scientific Knowledge / Kenneth G. Huang -- pt. 2 Governing and Managing Knowledge as a Strategic Development Resource: Asian Experiences -- ch. 7 Korea's Public Research System as a National Knowledge Infrastructure / Kong-Rae Lee --
Summary Based on the success of the World Scientific publication "Governing and Managing Knowledge" edited by Thomas Menkhoff, Hans-Dieter Evers and Chay Yue Wah in 2005, this unique volume presents 16 new theoretical-practical papers on the strategic aspects of developing knowledge-based economies with case studies from South Korea, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam, Indonesia, Philippines and Uzbekistan. A key question which the book seeks to answer is what Asian policy-makers and leaders in government, economy and society can do to further enhance learning and capability formation so as to fos
Notes Selected papers from the Fourth International Research Conference on Asian Business, entitled, "Knowledge Architectures for Development", held at the Lee Kong Chian School of Business, Singapore Management University, from March 24-25, 2008
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Economic development -- Asia.
Knowledge management -- Economic aspects -- Asia -- Congresses.
Information technology -- Economic aspects -- Asia.
Knowledge management -- Economic aspects -- Asia.
Technological innovations -- Economic aspects -- Asia.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Author Menkhoff, Thomas.
LC no. 2011282950
ISBN 9789814343671 (hbk.)
9814343676 (hbk.)