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Scientists' Impact on Decision-making : A Case Study of the China Hi-Tech Research and Development Program, Paperback / softback Book

Scientists' Impact on Decision-making : A Case Study of the China Hi-Tech Research and Development Program Paperback / softback

Part of the China Perspectives series

Description

With the increasing influence of science and technology (S&T) on socioeconomic life and public affairs, there has been a growing demand for S&T expertise in today's public decision-making. The National High Technology Research and Development Program (863 Program), involving hundreds of S&T experts, marked the beginning of a new journey for China's high-tech development.

This book discusses China's S&T decision-making mechanism, with the 863 Program as the central case and scientist' influence on public decision-making as the focus.

More importantly, it extracts three key elements to analyze the determinative factors behind that influence - knowledge, value and institutions, and proposed a KIV framework of macro-analysis.

The KIV, being the first framework to generalize factors that could affect scientists' influence on public decision-making, is of both theoretical significance and innovative value.

In addition, by finding out those factors, this book attempts to create a decision-making environment conducive to scientists' contribution of their knowledge.

Information

  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 242 pages, 19 Line drawings, black and white; 19 Tables, black and white; 19 Illustrations, black an
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Central government policies
  • ISBN: 9780367519056

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