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Knowledge, productivity, and innovation in Nigeria

Ismail Radwan

Knowledge, productivity, and innovation in Nigeria

creating a new economy

by Ismail Radwan

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Published by World Bank in Washington, DC .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statement[by Ismail Radwan and Giulia Pellegrini]
ContributionsPellegrini, Giulia, World Bank
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHC1055.Z9 I5563 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24462633M
ISBN 109780821381960, 9780821381977
LC Control Number2009042590

  Supporting Investment in Knowledge Capital, Growth and Innovation Knowledge-based capital (KBC) results from business investment in non-physical assets such as R&D, data, software, patents, new business models, organizational processes, firm-specific skills and designs. innovation in all areas of economic activity. The term “knowledge economy” conjures up images of Silicon Valley, hi-tech start-ups and people tweeting from Wi-Fi-enabled cafes. But those are just some aspects of a concept that covers a wide range of activities that foster growth through innovation. The knowledge economy can be defined as one.

  Find new ideas and classic advice for global leaders from the world's best business and management experts. economic growth will have to accelerate and productivity will need to rise. Achieving this ambitious goal will necessarily involve, among other things, a more effective application of science, technology and innovation (STI) in the economy in order to drive productivity growth and diversification in production. To date, however, the role.

OECD's dissemination platform for all published content - books, serials and statisticsCited by: 4. Book Description. This book analyses the determining factors behind productivity and innovation amongst Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in Singapore, and within the context of South East Asia, in order to offer recommendations for increasing productivity and aiding economic growth.


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Knowledge, productivity, and innovation in Nigeria by Ismail Radwan Download PDF EPUB FB2

The authors believe that the goal of becoming a top-twenty economy can only be achieved if Nigeria makes the transition to a new economy based on knowledge, productivity and innovation in order to be competitive in a 21st century context.

Knowledge, productivity, and innovation in Nigeria: creating a new economy. A report that proposes to focus Nigeria's economic diversification strategy around knowledge, productivity and innovation to create a stable and prosperous economy ready for the productivity, Knowledge innovation in Nigeria: creating a new economy\/span> \u00A0.

Knowledge, Productivity, and Innovation in Nigeria: Creating a New Economy. c b. Tweet Like Share # Shares: issues that confront Nigeria and offers policy prescriptions that will allow the country to take advantage of the opportunities available in moving toward a knowledge-based economy.

The Knowledge Assessment Methodology (KAM. Get this from a library. Knowledge, productivity, and innovation in Nigeria: creating a new economy.

[Ismail Radwan; Giulia Pellegrini; World Bank.] -- Nigeria has a bold vision of becoming one of the top twenty economies in the world by the yearas per its?Nigeria Vision. strategy. Although currently 8th in the world in terms of.

Knowledge, Productivity, and Innovation in Nigeria Notes 1. The Nigeria †Enterprise Surveys is a survey of firms in the manufacturing sector.

Developing knowledge economy in Nigeria. where innovation is at the forefront, the value of a company or its intangible assets resides almost entirely in.

Knowledge management practices may vary from one university to another. The purpose of this paper is to determine the relationship between knowledge management practices and performance as well as the effectiveness of knowledge management practices in the Nigerian Universities The paper is divided into six sections.

Section 1 is the introduction. The knowledge economy (or the knowledge-based economy) is the use of knowledge to create goods and services.

In particular, it refers to a high portion of skilled workers in the economy of a locality, country, or the world, and the idea that most jobs require specialized particular, the main personal capital of knowledge workers is knowledge, and many knowledge worker jobs require.

nnovation and knowledge transfer in Nigeria 59 increase their spending on R&D activities so as to develop a so und scientific base on which innovation and technological advancement can be built. The knowledge readiness of the Nigerian economy, when compared with other nations, is low.

This paper provides strategic implication for policy making for government and for industry, towards Author: Adekemi Oluwadare. Downloadable. Written by some of the most distinguished authors in the field, this book elucidates the critical and complex relationships between services, production and innovation.

The authors discuss the limitations of current theories to explain service productivity and innovation, and call for a conceptual re-working of the ways in which these are measured. Knowledge Management in Nigerian Universities the key drivers in the emerging knowledge economy who are thus required to innovate as well as collaborate with industries for research and d evelopment purposes.

In the same vein, Chen, Chen, and Padró () opined that higher education institutions should be able to meet the needs ofCited by: 2.

Abstract. This study investigated the impact of knowledge Management on Product Innovation of Manufacturing firms in Nigeria. A sample size of 95 was determined from a population of employees selected from 5 manufacturing firms in Port Harcourt. 70 copies of the questionnaire were appropriately filled and data was analyzed using Standard Multiple Regression with the aid of SPSS version Cited by: 2.

Knowledge Productivity The knowledge productivity concept is based on the view that knowledge is a competence that is linked to persons: ‘knowledge needs to be understood as the potential for action that doesn’t only depend upon the stored information but also File Size: KB.

Knowledge, Productivity, and Innovation in Nigeria: Creating a New Economy Radwan, Ismail; Pellegrini, Giulia () Harnessing knowledge for development is not a new concept. 2 Competition, innovation and productivity. 3 Knowledge, creativity and innovation.

4 Technology and tourism innovation. 5 The state and tourism innovation: institutions, policy, regulation and governance.

6 The regional innovation system: Territorial learning, regions, cities and smart specialisation. 7 Firm organization and innovation. Paul Jackson, in Web Knowledge Technologies and the Enterprise, The reason for the book. This book is about collaboration, networking and knowledge generation in the time of this second wave of Internet technology.

It is based upon the premises that business interactions are increasingly, if not mostly, computer mediated and that new generations of workers find this mode of work.

growth, cornerstones for creativity and innovation, and seedbeds of entrepreneurship (Baig, ; Charles, ). SMEs according to the World Bank refer to those businesses with maximum of employees and annual revenue of $15 (Dalberg, ). Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) sees SMEs as those businesses with less than 50File Size: KB.

The title of my presentation this morning is ‘From Knowledge to Innovation’ and ‘Knowledge and Innovation’, of course, is the theme of this year’s conference. Therefore I would like to start to set the context for my presentation and this conference by reading a.

New Perspectives on Productivity in the Knowledge conomy | Asian Productivity Organization imagination, through new ways of organizing, have very little to do with things you can measure or count. So people go to universities, they take classes in economics, they take classes in business schools.

This book discusses the transition to 'collaborative organizations' in the public sector. This book, 'Knowledge Management for the Public Sector' was finalized by a team of leading knowledge management consultants, practitioners, and government experts from Japan, Republic of Korea (ROK), Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and the U.K.maps to foster innovation and enhance its economic impact.

Even countries that have generally refrained from active industrial policy in recent years now seek new ways to improve the environment for innovation in order to boost productivity and growth.

The United States, for example, came forward with the “Innovate Amer ica”File Size: KB.With the emergence of a new, powerful breed of organization--the knowledge organization--comes a bold challenge to the management of people.

Employees with special cutting-edge knowledge and the ability to transform it into marketable goods and services cannot be managed in the old way.