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Cooperation, Technology, And Japanese Development
Indigenous Knowledge, The Power Of Networks, And The State





ISBN 9780813337371
Published May 24, 1999 by Routledge
247 Pages

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Book Description

This book discusses a detailed study of the evolution and recent forms of cooperative technological ties in Japan. It explores the use of cooperative ties for technological advance during the period of technological catch up, specifically within a late development context.

Table of Contents

Preface -- The Background of Inter-Enterprise Cooperative Ties in Japan -- The Use of Inter-Enterprise Ties in the Development of the Computer and Telecommunications Industry in Japan -- Cooperation Between Firms in the Same Industry: Case Studies Involving Applied Research -- Cooperation Between Firms in the Same Industry: Case Studies Involving Relatively Basic (or “Fundamental”) Research -- Cooperation Between Firms in Different Industries for Purposes of Innovation, and Comparisons with Intra-Industry Research -- Possible Implications for Other Late Developing Countries -- Appendix

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