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Innovation in socio-cultural context / edited by Frane Adam and Hans Westlund.

Publication:
New York : Routledge, 2013.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (237 p.)
Series:
Routledge Advances in Sociology
Routledge advances in sociology ; 84
Routledge advances in sociology ; 84
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Subjects:
Technological innovations -- Economic aspects.
Technological innovations -- Social aspects.
Diffusion of innovations -- Economic aspects.
Diffusion of innovations -- Social aspects.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
Innovation - the process of obtaining, understanding, applying, transforming, managing and transferring knowledge - is a result of human collaboration, but it has become an increasingly complex process, with a growing number of interacting parties involved. Lack of innovation is not necessarily caused by lack of technology or lack of will to innovate, but often by social and cultural forces that jeopardize the cognitive processes and prevent potential innovation. This book focuses on the rule of social capital in the process of innovation: the social networks and the norms; values and attit
Contents:
pt. I. The cultural and cognitive framework of innovation
pt. II. Innovation and social capital : a reconsideration of conceptual and methodological dilemmas
pt. III. Case studies.
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Adam, Frane.
Westlund, Hans.
ISBN:
1-283-94218-6
0-203-08554-X
1-136-19891-1
OCLC:
823719064
Publisher Number:
10.4324/9780203085547 doi