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Author Baldwin, John R. (John Russel), 1945-

Title Innovation and knowledge creation in an open economy : Canadian industry and international implications / John R. Baldwin, Petr Hanel
Published Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2003
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Description 1 online resource (xxv, 512 pages) : illustrations
Contents Economics of knowledge creation -- The innovation survey -- Patterns of innovation : intensity and types -- Sources of innovations -- Research and development and innovation -- Effects of innovation -- Innovation and research and development in small and large firms -- Innovation regimes and types of innovation -- The use of intellectual property rights -- Multinationals and the Canadian innovation process -- Financing and the cost of innovation -- The diffusion of innovation -- Strategic capabilities in innovative business -- Determinants of innovation -- Summary -- App. The innovation and advanced technology survey
Summary The book is about innovation and it examines the whole process, from sources of innovative ideas and technologies, the role of R & D activity, the use of patent protection and other government policies, to the effect of innovation on employment and various performance indicators such as profitability and export performance
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 491-506) and index
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Subject Competition, International.
International business enterprises -- Technological innovations -- Canada -- Management.
Knowledge management -- Economic aspects -- Canada.
Manufacturing industries -- Technological innovations -- Canada.
Research, Industrial -- Canada -- Management.
Technological innovations -- Canada -- Management.
Form Electronic book
Author Hanel, Petr.
ISBN 0511064322 (electronic bk.)
051112015X (electronic bk.)
0511510845 (electronic bk.)
0521810868 (hardback)
9780511064326 (electronic bk.)
9780511120152 (electronic bk.)
9780511510847 (electronic bk.)
9780521810869 (hardback)