Technological Development in Industry: A Business-economic Survey and Analysis
This book examines technological change in manufacturing firms and industries. It covers origins, how new technologies affect jobs, firms, and industries, and major business economic and other change influences. In addition to reviewing the findings of published research on the subject, the book presents detailed original case studies of the introduction and utilization of new technologies in a wide range of firms in engineering, construction, food and drugs, textiles, petrochemicals, and other industries.
1. Technological Development in Industry: An Overview
2. The Economics of Technological Development
3. Technological Development & Organization (1): General
4. Technological Development & Organization (2): Management, Jobs, Productivity
5. Technological Development & Organization (3): 25 Company Case Studies
6. Trade Unions and Technological Development
7. The Political & Legal Environment
8. Education, Training, & Technological Development
9. Technological Development, the Labour Market, & Employment
10. Finance and Investment in New Technology
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