The book examines the conditions for successful high-technology policy from theoretical and empirical perspectives. It enhances the predominant national systems of innovation approach to innovation policy with concepts based on new developments in the govern-ance of complex systems and processes. The conceptual framework of complex networks and systems is used to examine national policy approaches in countries that have created environments conducive to high-technology industries as well as individual high-technology sectors, such as biotechnology, alternative energy, and aerospace. Theoretical and empirical contributions are synthesised into lessons for high-tech policy and further research.The Complexity of Coordination Johannes Bauer Johannes M. Bauer, Achim Lang, Volker Schneider ... That is, technical systems are not just translations of physical laws into technical projects, but are inherently shaped by social processes in which ... A problem in socio-technical analysis is to understand the complexity of interactions between socio-political and technical choices on the one hand, andanbsp;...
|Title||:||Innovation Policy and Governance in High-Tech Industries|
|Publisher||:||Springer Science & Business Media - 2012-01-04|