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Sectoral patterns of technical change: Towards a taxonomy and a theory

Keith Pavitt
1984 Research Policy  
Sectoral patterns of technical change: Towards a taxonomy and a theory Keith PAVITT * Final version received January 1984 The purpose of the paper is to describe and explain sectoral patterns of technical  ...  In subsections 3.2-3.5 below, we shall try to categorise and explain these characteristics: in other words, to propose a taxonomy and a theory of sectoral patterns of technical change.  ...  level, and 26 points at the three-digit level; l Whilst the data bank on UK innovations covers the period from 1945 to 1980, other systematic and detailed data on UK industrial activity began to emerge  ... 
doi:10.1016/0048-7333(84)90018-0 fatcat:x4fyfxl7s5amlhjyzwjhvxdxqm

Apresentação: Keith Pavitt - Sectoral Patterns of Technical Change: toward a taxonomy and a theory

Mario Luiz Possas
2009 Revista Brasileira de Inovação  
então conhecida como a "taxonomia de Pavitt".  ...  A terceira categoria, por sua vez, foi subdividida em (3.1) scale intensive (intensivos em escala) e (3.2) specialized suppliers (fornecedores especializados).  ...  Sectoral Patterns of Technical Change: Towards a Taxonomy and a Theory  ... 
doi:10.20396/rbi.v2i2.8648873 fatcat:6uqmhfb6bfagxi63sv7wqc4pnm

Serendipity: Towards a Taxonomy and a Theory

Ohid Yaqub
2016 Social Science Research Network  
Bhaven and Ben provided multiple rounds of comments, even as they were being subjected to very early drafts without mercy. I'm grateful for Dick Nelson's comments on the manuscript, to put it mildly.  ...  Acknowledgements I'm indebted to Bhaven Sampat, who was the brains behind all this and whose suggestion it was to mine the Merton archives, and to Ben Martin, who offered guidance and encouragement.  ...  , and in theories about the rate and direction of scientific and technical change (Sarewitz, 1996; Stirling, 2008; Mowery et al., 2010) .  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.2841236 fatcat:5ibyeytbujf5pnkwcpr3czvthu

Serendipity: Towards a taxonomy and a theory

Ohid Yaqub
2018 Research Policy  
Bhaven and Ben provided multiple rounds of comments, even as they were being subjected to very early drafts without mercy. I'm grateful for Dick Nelson's comments on the manuscript, to put it mildly.  ...  Acknowledgements I'm indebted to Bhaven Sampat, who was the brains behind all this and whose suggestion it was to mine the Merton archives, and to Ben Martin, who offered guidance and encouragement.  ...  , and in theories about the rate and direction of scientific and technical change (Sarewitz, 1996; Stirling, 2008; Mowery et al., 2010) .  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.respol.2017.10.007 fatcat:ewr4fgki6jfyjknuhugargf2gm

Toward a taxonomy of newspaper information quality: An experimental model and test applied to Venezuela dimensions found in information quality

Luis M Romero-Rodríguez, Ignacio Aguaded
2016 Journalism - Theory, Practice & Criticism  
Their use allowed us to conclude that political polarization and discourse of social confrontation, as well as economic factors such as inflation and pay scales had a proportionally direct effect on the  ...  The quality of information from communication media is a topic that has been dealt with by various theorists through the analysis of the final products of information.  ...  Reguant-Álvarez and Torrado-Fonseca (2016) defines the Delphi method as a technical collection of information based on the anonymous advice of experts on a specific area, with the aim of obtaining the  ... 
doi:10.1177/1464884916663596 fatcat:msrp54odajgb7ijiz6k6zxvqp4

Serendipity: Towards a Taxonomy and a Theory SPRU Working Paper Series (ISSN 2057-6668) Serendipity: Towards a taxonomy and a theory

Ohid Yaqub, Tommaso Development, Joe Tidd, Carlos Sato, Maria Savona, Mariana Mazzucato, Ohid Yaqub
2016 unpublished
Serendipity taxonomy 2 Highlights: • Serendipity can come in different forms and come about in a variety of ways. • The Merton archives were used as a starting point for gathering literature and examples  ...  I also discuss implications of the different types and mechanisms for theory and policy.  ...  and in theories about the rate and direction of scientific and technical change (Sarewitz 1996; Stirling 2008; Mowery et al. 2010) .  ... 
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Editorial. Reconceptualizing change

Simone Strambach, Henrik Halkier
2013 Zeitschrift für Wirtschaftsgeographie  
1 We are using the term 'mechanism' in the sense of the social science. Social mechanisms are defined as recurring processes which connect specific causes with specific impacts (MAyNtz 2002, 24).  ...  A central contention is that in the structural changes towards knowledge economies and the perspective change from innovation towards knowledge dynamics, the exploration of path plasticity in theoretical  ...  ; -Proposing causal patterns which link insti- tutional characteristics (veto points, degree of discretion) with different types of change agents and, ultimately, different patterns of change.  ... 
doi:10.1515/zfw.2013.0001 fatcat:jzwvmsasljgzxcs3bmdoki2ni4

Occupational Change and Social Polarisation in Ireland: Further Evidence

Proinnsias Breathnach
2007 Irish Journal of Sociology  
This paper extends to the year 2002 that section of an earlier paper (Breathnach 2002b) which considered whether the pattern of occupational change occurring in Ireland during the period 1991-1996 indicated  ...  This analysis demonstrated strong growth, on the one hand, in the numbers of employers & managers and professional & technical workers and, on the other, in certain unskilled occupational groups (personal  ...  have seen their position eroded by a combination of technological change and public sector cutbacks.  ... 
doi:10.1177/079160350701600102 fatcat:xhqmq7idlvfwrb4zut5uzpgwea

Environmental change and organizational transformation

F. F. Suarez
2005 Industrial and Corporate Change  
We propose a typology of environmental change that helps to interpret our findings and position our study vis-à-vis existing research.  ...  This research setting is used to explore and propose enhancements to existing theory that take into account how organizations respond to extreme forms of change.  ...  Acknowledgements This research was funded by a grant from the Centro Latinoamericano de Competitividad y Desarrollo Sustentable (CLADS) at INCAE, and the Harvard Business School Division of Research.  ... 
doi:10.1093/icc/dth078 fatcat:ybdff7uzsfekpeeumjnx4372jm

The middle income trap: a way out based on technological and structural change

Marco Vivarelli
2015 Economic Change and Restructuring  
Among the ways how a middle income country can foster domestic innovation and structural change in terms of sectoral diversification and product differentiation, a recent stream of literature underscores  ...  Then, attention will be turned to structural change and innovation, trying to map -using the taxonomies put forward by the innovation literature -the concrete ways through which a middle income country  ...  change addressed towards the most advanced regimes (see the taxonomies and the discussion proposed in Section 4).  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10644-015-9166-6 fatcat:7ssrzgy7krddtkql3bx6qrljnu

Syndromes of Global Change

Hans-Joachim Schellnhuber, Arthur Block, Martin Cassel-Gintz, Jürgen Kropp, Gerhard Lammel, Wiebke Lass, Roger Lienenkamp, Carsten Loose, Matthias K.B. Lüdeke, Oliver Moldenhauer, Gerhard Petschel-Held, Matthias Plöchl (+1 others)
1997 GAIA  
A novel transdisciplinary description of the mega-process called Global Change" in terms of functional patterns Syndromes" is presented.  ...  The analysis relies on a speci c semi-qualitative methodology, which brings together elements from complex systems theory, fuzzy logic and expert-judgment e v aluations.  ...  Taxonomy of Syndrome Coupling So far we have considered syndromes as isolated patterns of Global Change.  ... 
doi:10.14512/gaia.6.1.4 fatcat:fe2kd7mf25dg7dwvdtptrh5qda

Understanding Strategic Change: the Contribution of Archetypes

Royston Greenwood, C. R. Hinings
1993 Academy of Management Journal  
We examined the concept of archetype, implicit in a number of contemporary approaches to the study of organizational design and change.  ...  We present a numher of theoretical and methodological implications of the archetype approach to the study of organizational change. 1052 Academy of Management /ournai October  ...  Institutional theory clearly points to the importance of ideas and values within a sector that limit the range of likely organizational designs.  ... 
doi:10.5465/256645 fatcat:vb5vpzlru5cfrjzlmtxudr4gxa

UNDERSTANDING STRATEGIC CHANGE: THE CONTRIBUTION OF ARCHETYPES

R. GREENWOOD, C. R. HININGS
1993 Academy of Management Journal  
We examined the concept of archetype, implicit in a number of contemporary approaches to the study of organizational design and change.  ...  We present a numher of theoretical and methodological implications of the archetype approach to the study of organizational change. 1052 Academy of Management /ournai October  ...  Institutional theory clearly points to the importance of ideas and values within a sector that limit the range of likely organizational designs.  ... 
doi:10.2307/256645 fatcat:jkipmqrxuzhhvbmglvglejkmha

Regional Innovation Patterns and the EU Regional Policy Reform: Toward Smart Innovation Policies

Roberto Camagni, Roberta Capello
2013 Growth and Change  
The paper presents a critic to the smart specialization debate, suggests a new taxonomy of European innovative regions based on their innovation patterns, and proposes innovation policies for each regional  ...  The geography of innovation is much more complex than a simple core-periphery model, and the logical pathway towards innovation is much more complex than the linear model of R&D-invention-innovation direct  ...  to find outside the area the right applied science on which to innovate and move towards a specialized diversification in related sectors.  ... 
doi:10.1111/grow.12012 fatcat:5le2su7a2bau7m4q4dcidvmntu

In search of a useful measure of technological innovation (to make economists happy without) discontenting technologists)

Daniele Archibugi
1988 Technological forecasting & social change  
kept the economics of technological change out of thoroughbred economic theory.  ...  The author introduces a distinction between the objects and the subjects of technological change, and on this basis he makes a comparison between the two approaches, which emphasize alternatively "evolutionary  ...  The nature of technological knowledge is therefore of a clearly evolutionary cast: Our theory of technical change, which stresses the cumulative and differentiated nature of technical change, suggests  ... 
doi:10.1016/0040-1625(88)90071-6 fatcat:w6is5r2rwnhmzkzasmbwfhjlz4
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