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Innovation Strategies for a Global Economy

  Innovation Strategies for a Global Economy Development, Implementation, Measurement and Management Fred Gault Professorial Fellow, UNU MERIT, The Netherlands and Professor Extraordinaire and Member of the TUT Institute for Economic Research on Innovation (IERI), Tshwane University of Technology (TUT), South Africa   © International Development Research Centre 2010 All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical or photocopying, recording, or otherwise without the prior permission of the publisher.   Therefore, please find the open book via the URL : http://web.idrc.ca/openebooks/484-0/ Contents List of tables and boxes vi Preface vii Acknowledgements xii List of abbreviations xvi PART I ISSUES AND FRAMEWORKS 1 A challenging world 3 2 A systems approach 20 PART II DEFINITIONS AND MEASUREMENT 3 Talking about innovation 35 4 What can be measured? 47 5 How are indicators used? 69 PART III INNOVATION STRATEGIES 6 Innovation strategies, advice and direction 87 7 Innovation strategy components 104 8 Innovation strategy coordination 116 PART IV EXTENDING THE COMMUNITY AND THE SUBJECT 9 Innovation and development 133 10 New directions 147 11 The roles of the players 165 Appendix A: Sources of information 172 Appendix B: Examples of research projects 175 References 181 Index 201

  • Posted on: 07.07.2011
  • Year of publication: 2010

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Source: Fred Gault | Geographical focus: International/Other

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