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Technology, Organization, and Competitiveness: Perspectives on Industrial and Corporate Change

Giovanni Dosi, David J. Teece, and Josef Chytry

Abstract

The profitability and growth of business firms is increasingly dependent upon the development and astute deployment of intangible (knowledge) assets. Wealth creation in an open world economy depends critically on technological innovation, and this in turn involves developing, owning, and astutely orchestrating knowledge assets and intellectual property. This is what is meant by dynamic capabilities. The value‐enhancing skills required in management are gravitating away from the administrative towards the entrepreneurial. The determinants of a firm's innovative capacity are rooted in organizati ... More

Keywords: business management, competitive advantage, complementary assets, corporate change, dynamic capabilities, dynamic capabilities, firm competitiveness, firm organization, firms, industrial change, innovative capacity, intellectual property, knowledge assets, profitability, technological innovation, technology licensing

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 1998 Print ISBN-13: 9780198290964
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2003 DOI:10.1093/0198290969.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Giovanni Dosi, editor
Professor of Economics
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David J. Teece, editor
Mitsubishi Bank Professor in International Business and Finance, Haas School of Business
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Josef Chytry, editor
University of California, Berkeley
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