The knowledge economy / Dale Neef, editor

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Subjects: Information technology--Economic aspects
Information resources--Economic aspects
Information services industry
Telecommunication
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Boston : Butterworth-Heinemann, c1998
Series: Resources for the knowledge-based economy
LC Classification: H, HC
Physical Description: x, 278 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Table of Contents: Acknowledgments
Introduction to Series - Why Knowledge, Why Now? / Laurence Prusak
1. The Knowledge Economy: An Introduction / Dale Neef 1
2. From Capitalism to Knowledge Society / Peter F. Drucker 15
3. The Rise of the Virtual State / Richard Rosecrance 35
4. From High Volume to High Value / Robert Reich 47
5. Homo Faber, Homo Sapiens: Knowledge, Technology, Growth, and Development / David S. Landes 53
6. Increasing Returns and the New World of Business / W. Brian Arthur 75
7. The Knowledge-Driven Economy / Candice Stevens 87
8. On Some Problems in Measuring Knowledge-Based Growth / Peter Howitt 97
9. The Management of Intellectual Assets: A New Corporate Perspective / Richard Hall 119
10. Measuring and Managing Technological Knowledge / Roger E. Bohn 133
11. The Coming of Knowledge-Based Business / Stan Davis, Jim Botkin 157
12. Organisational Foundations of the Knowledge-Based Economy / John Mathews 165
13. Investing in Human Capital / Riel Miller, Gregory Wurzburg 191
14. An Era of Man-Made Brainpower Industries / Lester C. Thurow 199
15. High School - The Neglected Majority: Whose Mid-Kids Are on Track for the Global Economy? / Hedrick Smith 219
16. Recognising Skills and Qualifications / Danielle Colardyn, Marianne Durand-Drouhin 241
17. Human Resource Development in the Knowledge-Based Economy: Roles of Firms, Schools, and Governments / David Stern 249
Index 267
Additional Authors: Neef, Dale, 1959-
Notes: LCCN: 97034241
ISBN: 0750699361 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references (p. 262-265) and index
OCLC Number: 37426406
ISBN/ISSN: 0750699361