Advances in the Study of Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Economic Growth Vol: 19


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Format:
Hardback
ISBN:
9781848554665
Published:
12 Apr 2009
Publisher:
Emerald Group Publishing Limited
Dimensions:
290 pages - 152 x 229 x 28mm
Series:
Advances in the Study of Entrepreneurship, Innovation & Economic Growth

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This volume presents a series of perspectives that evaluate the merits of and potential for establishing institutionalized social valuation protocols within university settings. The volumes open with a comprehensive overview of the existing literature that addresses issues related to assessing the social value of university innovations. The first section provides sociological, organizational, and economic perspectives on issues informing the forecasting and/or demonstrating the social value of university innovations. The second section explores potential metrics and measures for either forecasting or demonstrating the social and economic value of university innovations. The third section concludes by considering issues of governance over and the organizational positioning institutionalized protocol for forecasting and demonstrating the social and economic value of university innovations.
Toward measuring the social and economic value of university innovation: A survey of the literature. Normative change in science: From entrepreneurial science to social Entrepreneurship. Toward open source nano: Arsenic removal and alternative models of technology transfer. Measures, metrics, and myopia: The challenges and ramifications of sustaining academic entrepreneurship. Tracking the placement of students as a measure of technology transfer. Measuring the social value of innovation: The cases of Muhammad Yunus, Grameen Bank and Bill Gates, Microsoft. Evaluating the social returns to innovation: An application to university technology transfer. The value of an individual innovation: When ownership of complementary inventions is fragmented. The state role in entrepreneurship and economic development: Governance, oversight, and public university start-up innovation. Housing the measurement of university innovations’ social value: Organizational site, professional perspective, institutional outlook. Introduction. List of Contributors. Acknowledgments. Advances in the study of entrepreneurship, innovation and economic growth. Measuring the social value of innovation: A link in the university technology transfer and entrepreneurship equation. Copyright page.

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