• Perspectives on Business and Emerging Trends For the 21st Century 

    Kozmetsky, George (IC² Institute, 2012-11-04)
    In a presentation at the Fall 1997 CBA Advisory Dinner, discusses three mega business trends: (1) the transformation of high technology business from U.S. dominance to a global commodity-based industry, (2) the need for ...
  • The Politics of Sustainable Development in Japan 

    Park, Jacob (IC² Institute, 2012-11-04)
    Discusses three important questions and issues regarding Japan’s role in global environmental affairs: how the environmental movement has evolved in Japan; what the country’s major environmental policy challenges are on ...
  • Setting the Stage: Government-Industry Creation of the Japanese Fax Industry 

    Coopersmith, Jonathan (IC² Institute, 2012-11-04)
    Discusses the significance of the Japanese government’s role in the development of fax technology as a good model of how governments can influence the agents shaping technology. Describes how the Japanese government’s push ...
  • Structural Gaiastu: International Finance and Political Change in Japan 

    Pempel, T.J. (IC² Institute, 2012-11-04)
    Argues that the principal contributor to changes in Japan’s political economy is the decline of Japanese governmental control over capital flows and foreign exchange rates brought about by structural “gaiatsu”, or direct ...
  • Sustaining The Technopolis: High-Technology Development in Austin, Texas 1988-2012 

    Gibson, David V.; Butler, John Sibley (IC² Institute, The University of Texas at Austin, 2013-04-09)
    Update and elaboration of the 1988 Journal of Business Venturing article "Creating the Technopolis: High-Technology Development in Austin, Texas" which emphasized the role of key influencers, institutions and networks that ...
  • Synergy for the 21st Century: Between Unstructured Problems and Management Planning Controls 

    Kozmetsky, George (IC² Institute, 2012-11-03)
    In the plenary address to the INFORMS Dallas Fall 2007 conference for Operations Research and Management Sciences (OR/MS), discusses the synergy between OR/MS and digital technology. Describes historically and prospectively ...
  • Trade, Corporatism, Clusters, and Japan as Bellweather 

    Phillips, Fred Y. (IC² Institute, 2012-11-04)
    Remarks on the trend toward corporatism in the U.S. and outlines the latest developments, namely the MAI treaty, and examines how what we know about Japanese business and society does and does not signal what we can expect ...
  • Zero TimeTM: A Conceptual Architecture for 21st Century Enterprises 

    Yeh, Raymond T.; Pearlson, Keri (IC² Institute, 2012-11-04)
    Discusses Zero Time, or manipulating time as an independent variable, as critical to any enterprise’s success in the 21st Century. Discusses five disciplines of a Zero Time organization (customer value driven, knowledgization, ...