HUMAN-RESOURCES AND INDUSTRIAL-DEVELOPMENT - NEW SOCIAL ROLES
UNSPECIFIED. (1994) HUMAN-RESOURCES AND INDUSTRIAL-DEVELOPMENT - NEW SOCIAL ROLES. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF TECHNOLOGY MANAGEMENT, 9 (3-4). pp. 287-296. ISSN 0267-5730Full text not available from this repository.
The key to successful industrial development is a move away from free market systems. These systems constrain people's talents. They are characterised by concentrated decision-making power, leading to such problems as product market monopolisation, deindustrialisation and constrained technological change. In contrast, it is desirable to cultivate a diffuse, deconcentrated economic process where people are given new roles in society. We advocate a process where communities strategically plan their own futures and do so using markets as an instrument. Government industrial policies - for example measures to influence technological progress - should be designed and assessed in the context of nurturing such democratic economies.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Subjects:||T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management
|Journal or Publication Title:||INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF TECHNOLOGY MANAGEMENT|
|Publisher:||INDERSCIENCE ENTERPRISES LTD|
|Number of Pages:||10|
|Page Range:||pp. 287-296|
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