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1-9 of 9 results in UNU/INTECH Studies in New Technology and Development
Employment and Distance Education
This volume explores the challenges and the opportunities created by the rapid growth of 'telematics'. European firms benefit through lower labour costs and access to big new markets in the fields of education and training. At the same time European governments are concerned about jobs disappearing...
Published June 10th 1999 by Routledge
Market Reform and Organisational Change
Offering a comprehensive review of reform policy, followed by an examination of major approaches to institutional restructuring, Shulin Gu explores the way in which China's industrial technology has responded to economic reforms. At the heart of the work is the argument that market reform and...
Published March 18th 1999 by Routledge
The impact on scale and scope and the implications for location of production
This book examines the extent of, and motives for, the diffusion of flexible automation (FA) at global level and then turns to the local and firm level, bringing together in-depth studies of sixty-two firms in Brazil, India, Mexico, Thailand, Turkey and Venezuela. Research focuses on the impact of...
Published November 5th 1998 by Routledge
Impacts on and Prospects for Developing Countries
In this book, Nagesh Kumar and expert contributors examine and explain the emerging patterns in international technology transfers and foreign direct investment flows (FDIs) over the past two decades. They analyse the trends in internationalization of corporate activity in individual source...
Published September 10th 1998 by Routledge
Issues and Policies for Developing Countries
Technology, Market Structure and Internationalization discusses the domestic and external factors that impinge upon the process of technological capability building in developing countries and draws policy implications. Specifically, it examines the interaction between technological effort in...
Published October 9th 1997 by Routledge
Changing Patterns of Employment in the Third World
This collection explores the effects of new technologies on women's employment and on the nature of women's work. The volume is edited by two pre-eminent scholars in the field and contains thirteen articles from leading academics worldwide. The book provides a critique of postmodernism and...
Published April 24th 1997 by Routledge
This collection sets out to explore technology policy in Latin America during the 1970s and 1980s. It is based on country studies and industry studies in the main Latin American economies and examines the political turmoil surrounding protected industrialisation in these countries....
Published February 1st 1996 by Routledge
Technology, Industrialism and Trade
Exporting Africa explains how firms, which have developed export trade in Sub-Saharan economies, have been able to sustain their competitiveness in the face of rapid technological change in the international economy: in short, how they deal with the threats and the promises which rapid...
Published October 26th 1995 by Routledge
This is a study of the impact of the economic crisis and subsequent adjustment policies in the African economies on the scientific and technological capabilities in those countries. It includes studies of Ghana, Tanzania, Kenya and Uganda....
Published October 5th 1995 by Routledge