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Knowledge economy


  • Here are entered works on economic systems that are dependent on knowledge for growth because either 1) knowledge production and management is emphasized as a commodity, or 2) knowledge is an important tool in the creation of economic growth.

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  • Variants

    • Economy of knowledge
    • Information economy
    • KBE (Knowledge-based economy)
    • Knowledge-based economy
  • Broader Terms

  • Closely Matching Concepts from Other Schemes

  • Sources

    • found: Work cat.: 2012401180: Sonora : la competividad regional y empresarial ante la economía del conocimiento, 2010.
    • found: Bannock, G. The Penguin dict. of economics, c2003, via WWW, Apr. 18, 2012(knowledge economy: a characterization of modern economies in which 'knowledge-intensive' activities (i.e. those that involve the creation, processing and interpretation of information) account for a substantial and growing proportion of employment and output)
    • found: Black, J. A dictionary of economics, 2009, via WWW, Apr. 18, 2012(knowledge economy: an economy in which the production and management of knowledge is a significant component of the total output)
    • found: Chandler, D. A dictionary of media and communication, via WWW, Apr. 18, 2012(knowledge economy: 1. (knowledge-based economy) the use of knowledge as the primary tool to produce new economic benefits or maximize existing ones; the term was created by Fritz Machlup and popularized by Peter Drucker) 2. (economy of knowledge) the production and management of knowledge as a product or service)
    • found: Hutchinson unabridged encyc. with atlas and weather guide, c2010, via WWW, Apr. 19, 2012:under Drucker, Peter Ferdinand, 1909-2005 (knowledge-based economy)
    • found: Mayhew, S. A dict. of geography, 2009, via WWW, Apr. 19, 2012:under Knowledge-based organizations (the knowledge-based economy (KBE) generates information rather than goods or services)
    • found: New Penguin business dict., c2003, via WWW, Apr. 19, 2012:under Drucker, Peter (knowledge-based economy) under Knowledge economy (knowledge economy: a label describing societies that have the ability to turn information into productive knowledge; these economies are characterized by: a. the dominance of service organizations; b. the primary resource of these organizations is intellectual capital; c. competitive advantage accrues to those organizations that can acquire, deploy and manage knowledge strategically; d. organizations exist which can adapt themselves to create, accumulate, protect, apply leverage and use knowledge, and; e. where culture and technology work together as organizational mechanisms for conserving enhancing and making knowledge available for use)
    • found: OED, via WWW, Apr. 18, 2012(knowledge economy: an economy in which growth is thought to be dependent on the effective acquisition, dissemination, and use of information, rather than the traditional means of production)
    • found: Oxford dict. of English, 2010(knowledge economy: an economy in which growth is dependent on the quantity, quality, and accessibility of the information available, rather than the means of production)
    • found: UNBIS thesaurus, via WWW, Apr. 19, 2012(approved term: Knowledge-based economy; UF KBE; UF Knowledge economy)
  • General Notes

    • Here are entered works on economic systems that are dependent on knowledge for growth because either 1) knowledge production and management is emphasized as a commodity, or 2) knowledge is an important tool in the creation of economic growth.
  • Change Notes

    • 2012-04-19: new
    • 2012-07-17: revised
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