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“A Constitutional Conveyance of Intelligence, Public and Private”: The Post Office, the Business of Printing, and the American Revolution

Joseph M. Adelman.

in Enterprise & Society: The International Journal of Business History

December 2010; p ublished online December 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Business History. 17078 words.

This essay argues that American printers motivated by a deep commercial interest in fast and effective communication worked to overturn the British imperial postal service in 1774 and 1775....

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A. D. Morrison-Low. <i>Making Scientific Instruments in the Industrial Revolution</i>

John Singleton.

in Enterprise & Society: The International Journal of Business History

December 2008; p ublished online November 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Business History. 764 words.

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A. K. Sandoval-Strausz. <i>Hotel: An American History</i>

Daniel Levinson Wilk.

in Enterprise & Society: The International Journal of Business History

December 2008; p ublished online November 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Business History. 1844 words.

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. A Rough Beginning

Mark Mc Neilly.

in George Washington and the Art of Business

January 2008; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Business History. 12040 words.

This chapter discusses the tough beginning George Washington had in organizing a revolution and its relevance to business leadership. Though Washington was a loyal subject of the crown, he...

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Absorbing Technological Spillovers: Simulations in an Evolutionary Framework

UWE CANTNER and ANDREAS PYKA.

in Industrial and Corporate Change

June 1998; p ublished online June 1998 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Industrial History; Business History; Innovation; Technological Change; Research and Development; Industry Studies. 0 words.

This paper offers a simulation analysis of firm strategies which differ by the degree of absorbing technical know-how generated elsewhere. It investigates the success of those firm...

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Abstracts of 2002 Conference Papers

in Enterprise & Society: The International Journal of Business History

December 2002; p ublished online December 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Business History. 0 words.

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Academic collaboration and organizational innovation: the development of research capabilities in the US pharmaceutical industry, 1927–1946*

Jeffrey L. Furman and Megan MacGarvie.

in Industrial and Corporate Change

October 2009; p ublished online July 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Industrial History; Business History; Innovation; Technological Change; Research and Development; Industry Studies. 12533 words.

This article investigates the historical conditions that contributed to the birth of in-house research and development (R&D) capabilities in the early US pharmaceutical industry by...

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An academic Indian summer

Angela Penrose.

in No Ordinary Woman

October 2017; p ublished online November 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Business History; Business Strategy. 11741 words.

After her husband’s death in 1984 and retirement from INSEAD Edith enjoyed the resurgence of interest in her work and its increasing influence on aspects of economic, business, and...

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Academic research, technological specialization and the innovation performance in European regions: an empirical analysis in the wireless sector

Mario Calderini and Giuseppe Scellato.

in Industrial and Corporate Change

April 2005; p ublished online March 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Industrial History; Business History; Innovation; Technological Change; Research and Development; Industry Studies. 0 words.

In this paper, we carry out an empirical analysis to test the existence of localized interrelations between academic research and private sector innovation performance. The analysis is based...

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Academic spin-offs, formal technology transfer and capital raising

Bart Clarysse, Mike Wright, Andy Lockett, Philippe Mustar and Mirjam Knockaert.

in Industrial and Corporate Change

August 2007; p ublished online August 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Industrial History; Business History; Innovation; Technological Change; Research and Development; Industry Studies. 12178 words.

In this article we examine the influence of formal technology transfer from a public research organization (PRO) on the amount of capital a spin-off raises at start-up and the increase in...

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