This book analyzes a range of social contexts in which human decisions shape technology in the market economy. It comprises a critical review of both a select research literature and in-depth historical studies. Material is drawn from many social science disciplines to inform the reader of the reality of taking decisions on innovation.... network theory, 20a1n.5 adaptive strategies, 158 AEG-Telefunken, 82, 244 Airbus Industrie, 66 aircraft controls, 194 aircraft design, 62a4, ... 110 Apex, 119 Apple Macintosh, 79a80 apprenticeship, 206a9, 217 informal see craft control of skills architectural design, 17, ... 164a5 in electrical engineering, 168a9 origin of institutional differences, 166a7 barbed wire, 38a9 Barnett, C., 235a7, 239 Basalla , G., anbsp;...
|Title||:||The Management of Innovation and Technology|
|Publisher||:||SAGE - 2005-02-09|