The Effect of Innovation and Technological Change on Information Flows, Authority and Industry Associations in Japan
How did innovation and technological change affect information flows and the degree of legitimacy afforded authorities such as industry associations? In this paper, six cases from the photography industry are analyzed over time. The findings indicate first that changes in innovation affected information flows and the degree of legitimacy afforded authorities such as industry associations. Second, in response to changes spurred by technological innovation, the legitimacy of authority that was lost could be regained.
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- Odagiri, Hiroyuki & Goto, Akira, 1996. "Technology and Industrial Development in Japan: Building Capabilities by Learning, Innovation and Public Policy," OUP Catalogue, Oxford University Press, number 9780198288022.
- Schaede, Ulrike, 2000. "Cooperative Capitalism: Self-Regulation, Trade Associations, and the Antimonopoly Law in Japan," OUP Catalogue, Oxford University Press, number 9780198297185.
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