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The Contribution of Technology to Added Value, Hardback Book

The Contribution of Technology to Added Value Hardback


There is a wide consensus that introduction of technology to the production process contributes to an overall economic value, however, confusion between technology, knowledge and capital often makes value calculations ambiguous and non-objective.

The Contribution of Technology to Added Value addresses not only this issue of definition but also provides a production model to assess the value contribution of technology within the production process. A clarification of fundamental semantics provides a significant taxonomy for technology dependence, and allows understanding and modeling of how knowledge, technology and capital individually contribute to production and to value adding.

A new technology dependence taxonomy is proposed and assessed following chapters explaining growth models, the KTC model and technology index values. Balancing theoretical knowledge with real-world data and applications The Contribution of Technology to Added Value clarifies the issue of value adding for a range of different viewpoints and purposes; from academic to industry and service across engineering, economics and management.


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 104 pages, 22 Tables, black and white; VIII, 104 p.
  • Publisher: Springer London Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Engineering: general
  • ISBN: 9781447150008

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