ERIC Number: ED309061
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988
Reference Count: 0
The Technological Dimensions of International Competitiveness.
National Academy of Engineering, Washington, DC. Committee on Technology Issues That Impact International Competitiveness.
This report focuses primarily on the technological dimensions of competitiveness in the United States with its capability to: create and effectively use technology; increase the value added to goods and services through the application of technology; manage technology in industry for more effective relationships among companies, universities, and the government in the creation and use of technology; and develop a motivated work force capable of adapting to a technologically dynamic workplace. The roles and performance of industrial, governmental, and educational institutions involved in and responsible for the generation and application of technology for commercial purposes are discussed, and proposals for action are offered. The coda of the committee is provided along with committee membership. (MVL)
Descriptors: Appropriate Technology, Competition, Engineering, Engineering Education, Government Role, Government School Relationship, Higher Education, Industry, Research and Development, School Business Relationship, Science and Society, Sciences, Scientific and Technical Information, Technological Advancement, Technology
Office of Administration, Finance, and Public Awareness, National Academy of Engineering, 2101 Constitution Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20418 (free while supply lasts).
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Academy of Engineering, Washington, DC. Committee on Technology Issues That Impact International Competitiveness.