Why aren't they locked in waiting games? Unlocking rules and the ecology of concepts in the semiconductor industry
In a multi-level perspective, regimes can be clearly described as long as they remain stable. To understand how regimes and niches interact during transition, the article contrasts two models of regimes in transition(s). The classical model of evolutionary niches suggests misalignments between rules and competition between niches. Transition management, technological innovation systems and works on transition pathways suggest a second model based on "unlocking rules", which support collective work on a structured set of emerging technologies. The latter model is illustrated with a case study on the International Technology Roadmap for Semiconductors (ITRS).
|Date of creation:||01 Sep 2012|
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|Publication status:||Published, Technology Analysis and Strategic Management, 2012, 24, 6, 617-630|
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