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Researcher: Robertson, P (Professor Paul Robertson)

Fields of Research

Innovation management
Organisational planning and management
Economic history
Applied economics
Economic development policy
Other economics
History of economic thought
Human resources management
Urban geography
Public policy

Research Objectives

Technological and organisational innovation
Management and productivity
Other economic framework
Industry policy
Trade policy
Industrial organisations
Industrial relations
Other education and training
Expanding knowledge in human society
Understanding Australia's past
Trade and environment

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

A New Typology for Economic Sectors with a View to Policy Implications; Economics of Innovation and New Technology
Alternative Theories of the Firm; Edward Elgar
Applying configurational thinking to identify recipes for producing service innovation in the service sector; International Journal of Innovation Management
Capabilities for incremental innovation: the adoption of electronic health records; Traditionell Innovativ: Festschrift für Hartmut Hirsch-Kreinsen zum 65. Geburtstag
Commentary (in Managing the Modular Age: Architectures, Networks and Organizations); Managing the Modular Age: Architectures, Networks and Organizations
Distributed Knowledge Bases in Low and Medium Technology Firms
Distributed knowledge bases in low-and medium-technology industries; Innovation in Low-Tech Firms and Industries
Economic Relations between Britain and Australasia 1945-1970; Palgrave Macmillan
Firm Strategy, Innovation and Consumer Demand: An Austrian Evolutionary Perspective; Managerial and Decision Economics
Information, Regional Isolation and Technological Sourcing in Small- and Medium-Sized Manufacturing Firms: A Sectoral Approach; Sustaining Growth and Performance in East Asia: The Role of Small and Medium Sized Enterprises
Innovation in low- and medium-technology industries; Research Policy
Innovation processes and industrial districts; A Handbook of Industrial Districts
Innovation theorists downgrading importance of new technology
Integrating Communities of Practice in Technology Development Projects; International Journal of Project Management
Integrating Management and Economic Perspectives on Corporate Strategy; Managerial and Decision Economics
Introduction (Managerial and Decision Economics); Managerial and Decision Economics
Knowledge Transfer and Technology Diffusion; Edward Elgar
Knowledge transfer and technology diffusion: an introduction; Knowledge Transfer and Technology Diffusion
Low-Tech Industries: Innovativeness and Development Perspectives - A Summary of a European Research Project; Prometheus
Managing distributed knowledge bases and technological upgrading in low and medium technology industries; ANZAM
Managing open incremental process innovation: absorptive Capacity and distributed learning; Research Policy
New wine in old bottles: technological diffusion in developed economies; Research Policy
Non-Research-Intensive Industries in the Knowledge Economy; Perspectives on Economic, Political and Social Integration
PILOT puts R&D in true perspective
Post-Chandlerian Firms: Technological Change and Firm Boundaries; Australian Economic History Review
Receptive Capacity of Established Industries as a Limiting Factor in the Economy's Rate of Innovation; Industry and Innovation
Research Policy: A Journal Devoted to Research Policy, Research Management and Planning; Research Policy: A Journal Devoted to Research Policy, Research Management and Planning
Resource based or resource cursed? A brief (and selective) history of the Australian economy since 1901
Technological upgrading and distributed knowledge bases; Workshop on Low and Medium Technology Industries
The Commonwealth as an Economic Network; Australian Economic History Review
The Development and Adoption of Product and Process Innovations in European Firms; R&D Management Conference
The Effects of Technological Change on the Boundaries of Existing Firms; Flexibility and Stability in the Innovating Economy
The Future of Management: Does Business have anything to Tell us?; Australian Economics History Review
The Gold Coast Marine Precinct: Pre-Packaging Entrepreneurship?; Australasian Journal of Regional Studies
The Invisible Hook: The Hidden Economics of Pirates
The Role of Training and Skilled Labour in the Success of SMEs in Developing Economies; Education + Training
Transaction Costs, Trust and the Structuring of Markets
Transaction costs, trust, and the structuring of markets; Asia-Pacific Economic and Business History Conference
Weak and Strong Ties, Individualism-Collectivism, and the Diffusion of Technological Knowledge; Systems and Policies for the Globalized Learning Economy
Why Look for a Mirage When you already have an Oasis?; Managerial and Decision Economics

Research Projects

Research Candidate Supervision