Authors: John C. Papageorgiou
Addresses: Professor of Management Sciences, Management Science and Information Systems Department, University of Massachusetts at Boston, Boston, MA 02125-3393, USA
Abstract: The objective of this paper is to identify some of the issues that will have an impact upon the future of R&D and innovation in the USA, and on building R&D and innovation and global competitiveness scenarios for the next decade and beyond. To this end, relevant geopolitical trends are briefly reviewed; the human factor on which R&D and innovation are based is discussed; some international comparisons of R&D intensity and innovativeness are made; and finally some relevant research issues are identified.
Keywords: innovation; R&D intensity; research and development; technology management; competitiveness; USA; United States; geopolitical trends; human factors.
International Journal of Technology Management, 1993 Vol.8 No.6/7/8, pp.500- 512
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