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The Fountain of KnowledgeThe Role of Universities in Economic Development

The Fountain of Knowledge: The Role of Universities in Economic Development

Shiri M. Breznitz

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780804789615
eISBN:
9780804791922
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804789615.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

The Fountain of Knowledge analyzes two world-renowned universities, their investment in technology commercialization, and the outcome of this contribution in their local economies. This book has ... More

From Iron Fist to Invisible HandThe Uneven Path of Telecommunications Reform in China

From Iron Fist to Invisible Hand: The Uneven Path of Telecommunications Reform in China

Irene S. Wu

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804759625
eISBN:
9780804779807
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804759625.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

This book uses telecommunications policy as a window to examine major contradictions in China's growth as an economic and political superpower. While China policy analysts wonder why the government ... More

Learning From the Global Financial CrisisCreatively, Reliably, and Sustainably

Learning From the Global Financial Crisis: Creatively, Reliably, and Sustainably

Paul Shrivastava and Matt Statler (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804770095
eISBN:
9780804778640
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804770095.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This book is motivated by the simple hope that the cloud of the global financial crisis may yet have a silver lining—that political leaders, economists, and management scholars might seize this ... More

Multinational Corporations and Global JusticeHuman Rights Obligations of a Quasi-Governmental Institution

Multinational Corporations and Global Justice: Human Rights Obligations of a Quasi-Governmental Institution

Florian Wettstein

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804762403
eISBN:
9780804772600
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804762403.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This book addresses the changing role and responsibilities of large multinational corporations (MNCs) in the global political economy. This cross- and inter-disciplinary work makes innovative ... More

Public No MoreA New Path to Excellence for America's Public Universities

Public No More: A New Path to Excellence for America's Public Universities

Andrew J. Policano and Gary C. Fethke

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804780506
eISBN:
9780804782197
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804780506.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

This book examines the ever changing environment within higher education, including the permanent decline in state support for public universities. It raises the question of how research universities ... More

Reliability and RiskThe Challenge of Managing Interconnected Infrastructures

Reliability and Risk: The Challenge of Managing Interconnected Infrastructures

Paul Schulman and Emery Roe

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780804793933
eISBN:
9780804798624
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804793933.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

High-reliability management of critical infrastructures-the safe and continued provision of electricity, natural gas, telecommunications, transportation, and water-is a social imperative. Loss of ... More

The Rise and Fall of Urban EconomiesLessons from San Francisco and Los Angeles

The Rise and Fall of Urban Economies: Lessons from San Francisco and Los Angeles

Michael Storper, Thomas Kemeny, Naji Makarem, and Taner Osman

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780804789400
eISBN:
9780804796026
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804789400.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

In 1970, the metropolitan areas of Los Angeles and San Francisco had almost identical levels of income per resident. In 2010, the San Francisco Bay Area was almost one third richer than Los Angeles, ... More

The Roots, Rituals, and Rhetorics of ChangeNorth American Business Schools After the Second World War

The Roots, Rituals, and Rhetorics of Change: North American Business Schools After the Second World War

Mie Augier and James G. March

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804776165
eISBN:
9780804778916
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804776165.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

Some rather remarkable changes took place in North American business schools between 1945 and 1970, altering the character of these institutions, the possibilities for their future, and the terms of ... More

Technology Change and the Rise of New Industries

Technology Change and the Rise of New Industries

Jeffrey L. Funk

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804783859
eISBN:
9780804784924
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804783859.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

This book explores why new industries emerge at specific moments in time and in certain countries. Part I shows that technologies which experience “exponential” improvements in cost and performance ... More

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