Knowledge Economy: The Indian Challenge

Knowledge Economy: The Indian Challenge

By: M.K. Khanijo (editor), Ashoka Chandra (editor)Hardback

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Knowledge Economy: The Indian Challenge engages with the challenge of transforming the Indian economy to a knowledge economy. Thus, it looks at change management of the economy with a focus on: * Economic trends and critical activities contributing to the desired change * Educational issues for preparing the human resources * Structural issues for developing institutional frameworks * Societal issues for ultimately benefiting stakeholders

About Author

Ashoka Chandra is a Scientist, Technologist, Educationist, Human Resource Planner and Administrator. Ashoka Chandra is Chair Professor, Ministry of IT Chair in Knowledge Economy; Chairman, Government of India Initiative on 'Competitiveness in Knowledge Economy'; and Chairman, National Institute of Technology, Patna. He was also the Special Secretary, Government of India, Ministry of Human Resource Development between June 1999 and June 2002. Professor Ashoka Chandra headed the entire technical education system in the country, including IITs, IIMs, technological universities, all engineering colleges and polytechnics, institutions of management education, pharmacy, planning and architecture and applied arts for over a decade. He was also responsible for setting up the statutory All India Council for Technical Education. M.K. Khanijo, Senior Advisor and Research Consultant With about 50 years experience of teaching, research, consultancy, training, seminars, etc., in industry, educational institutions and research organizations, M.K. Khanijo developed, organized and taught in numerous training programmes, including international programmes and PG Diploma/Master's Degree Programmes on Human Resource Planning and Development for international participants. The Master's Programme was run with the affiliation of GGSIP University. He also has experience in developing and supervising research/consultancy/training activities, institutional networking and institutional development. He is also in the process of setting up a Centre for Social Sector Governance for developing research and training programmes on issues relating to education, health, training and employment and participation in governance; and a A Centre for Management of Innovation and Technology for developing research and training on issues relating to development, application and assimilation of technology, working of R&D institutions, and analysis of science and technology policies.


Preface Overview - Ashoka Chandra and M K Khanijo PART I: DIRECTIONS OF CHANGE TOWARDS A KNOWLEDGE ECONOMY Mapping the Directions of Transition from Industrial Economy to Knowledge Economy - Vinod Kumar, Harsha Sinvhal and Vinay K Nangia Conceptual and Assessment Dimensions of Knowledge Management: An Overview - Vidhu Shekhar Jha, Siddharth Mahajan and Himanshu Joshi Knowledge Management in a Manufacturing Organization - Ravi Prakash Structure and Behaviour of IT Firms in India - K Narayanan and Savita Bhat PART II: TRENDS AND ISSUES IN FORMULATING POLICY INITIATIVES AND DEVELOPING STRATEGIES OF CHANGE MANAGEMENT FOR TRANSFORMATION FROM INDUSTRIAL AGE TO INFORMATION AGE India's Transition to Knowledge Economy: Variation across States - Arindam Banik and Pradip Bhaumik An Approach to Developing Knowledge Economy Indicators for Individual States - Siddharth Mahajan, Ashoka Chandra and Mainak Sarkar Knowledge Management Initiative and Practice for Moving Towards Learning Organisation and Business Excellence - Himanshu Joshi, Vidhu Shekhar Jha and Siddharth Mahajan New Approaches to Management Research and Knowledge Building: Division, D-Vision and Direct Vision Approaches and Their Convergence - Subhash Sharma A Note on Change Management Processes - M D G Koreth PART III: HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT FOR THE KNOWLEDGE ECONOMY Identifying New Knowledge Streams in the Evolving Knowledge Economy - Prema Rajagopalan and M S Mathews PART IV: SCOPE AND SIGNIFICANCE OF KNOWLEDGE, TECHNOLOGY, R&D AND INNOVATION MANAGEMENT FOR THE EMERGUNG KNOWLEDGE ECONOMY Key Stakeholders for the Knowledge Economy - Prema Rajagopalan and M S Mathews Knowledge, Science and Technology - Abid Hussain Innovation in Knowledge Economy - Rajeeva Ratna Shah Intellectual Property Rights in Knowledge Management - A K Sengupta Research Planning and Management in a Knowledge-intensive R&D Organization: The Case of CSIR-India - Naresh Kumar Strategy and Structure in the Knowledge Enterprise - Arun P Sinha Expectations of SME Sector from Knowledge Economy - K K Sarkar New Public Management in the Emerging Knowledge Economy - T S Krishna Murthy PART V: CREATING A NETWORK OF KNOWLEDGE INSTITUTIONS Networking of Knowledge Institutions - M S Mathews and Prema Rajagopalan International Networking for Knowledge Management - Arundhati Chattopadhyay, G S Krishnan and U S Singh International Partnering for Capacity Building in IMTT: An IIFT Initiative - Niraj Kumar Sensitivity to Self-organization and Effectiveness of IT Networks in the Social Sector - K Sankaran PART VI: APLLICATION OF KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT FOR ACHIEVING SOCIAL OBJECTIVES Promoting the Use of Knowledge Management as a Tool for Securing Larger Good of the Society - Surinder Batra Knowledge Management and Human Development - Mainak Sarkar and Siddharth Mahajan Knowledge Management as a Change Driver - Sanjay Dhar Promoting the use of Knowledge Management as a Tool for Securing Larger Good of the Society A Digital Ecosystem Model for Competitive Agriculture in the Knowledge Economy - Runa Sarkar and Jayanta Chatterjee Development Leadership in a Knowledge Economy - Nagendra P Singh Appendix: Towards Knowledge Society-A Discussion - Divya Kirti Gupta Index

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  • ISBN13: 9788178299099
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 324
  • ID: 9788178299099
  • ISBN10: 8178299097

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