Handbook on the Knowledge Economy : Volume Two

Rooney, David J., Hearn, Gregory N., & Kastelle, Timothy (Eds.) (2012) Handbook on the Knowledge Economy : Volume Two. Elgar Original Reference. Edward Elgar Publishing, Cheltenham.

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Abstract

The second volume of the Handbook on the Knowledge Economy is a worthy companion to the highly successful original volume published in 2005, extending its theoretical depth and developing its coverage. Together the two volumes provide the single best work and reference point for knowledge economy studies. The second volume with fifteen original essays by renowned scholars in the field, provides insightful and robust analyses of the development potential of the knowledge economy in all its aspects, forms and manifestations.

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Contents:

Preface

1. Knowledge is People Doing Things, Knowledge Economies are People Doing Things with Better Outcomes for More People
David Rooney, Greg Hearn and Tim Kastelle

PART I: CONCEPTS
2. Knowledge Economy
Nico Stehr and Jason L. Mast

3. Negiotiating a Knowledge Economy: Juggling Knowledge, Truth and Power
Jennifer Adelstein and Stewart Clegg

4. Knowledge-based Economies and Subjective Wellbeing
Hans-Jürgen Engelbrecht

5. Knowledge, Learning and Pain
René ten Bos

6. The Economics of Attention: Economic Doctrines, Social Structures, Political Systems
Richard A. Lanham

7. What Does a Knowledge Economy Actually Look Like?
Neil Kay

8. A Conceptual Model of Capability Learning for the Twenty-first-Century Knowledge Economy
Ruth Bridgstock and Greg Hearn

PART II: PRACTICES
9. Communities of Practice: Reflections on Lessons Learned at Rio Tinto and the Interdependent Relationship between Technologies and Communities
Mark Bennett

10. Open Innovation: From Marginal to Mainstream
Roland Harwood and David Simoes-Brown

11. How Universities Can Help Humanity Learn How to Resolve the Crises of Our Times – from Knowledge to Wisdom: The University College London Experience
Nicholas Maxwell

12. Network Activation in the Knowledge Economies
Susan Moger

13. Creative Industries and Innovation in a Knowledge Economy
Jason Potts

14. Knowledge-based Business Models: A Digital Network Strategy
Tim Kastelle

15. The Past, Present and Future of Social Network Analysis in the Study of Innovation
John Steen and Sam MacAulay

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Keywords: Introduction, Knowledge Economies, Knowledge, Creativity and Innovation, Knowledge Systems
ISBN: 9781849801744
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > STUDIES IN CREATIVE ARTS AND WRITING (190000)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2012 Edward Elgar
Deposited On: 17 Apr 2013 22:05
Last Modified: 12 Jun 2013 15:43

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