Deadline: 5 hours
Do you feel that countries and companies need explicit strategies for technology development, given the tremendous amount of largely spontaneous creativity that occurs today, often in areas where new technologies are not expected to exert a great influence. Why or why not?
Textbook, Chapter 1 & 2: Olsen, S., & National Academy of Engineering (U.S.). (2011). Global Technology : Changes and Implications: Summary of a Forum. Washington, D.C.: National Academies Press. (Included through library subscription)
Scherz, C., Hahn, J., & Ladikas, M. (2019). Technology Assessment in a Globalized World. Management Systems in Production Engineering, 27(3), 149.
Lynn, L., & Salzman, H. (2007). The Real Global Technology Challenge. Change, 39(4), 8.
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