A History of Technology. Volume VI, The Twentieth Century, by Trevor I. Williams

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D. 2. T h e relative concentrations of the groups are displayed as average levels of concentration of employment and of net output. T h e levels of concentration used in U tton’s table are derived from industry concentration ratios (per cent of total employment or of net output by the three or four largest firms) by grouping (into the 16 broad categories) and Another way of looking at the problem of varie:\- in technological change weighting the concentration ratios of individual industries by the numbers is in terms of technological novelty and origin.

M . A . Utton for example illustrates concentration of 6 3 5 12 7 13 27 S o u rces: J. E n o s [5] and E . K . [9]. U sing the work of R. Evely and I. M . D. 2. T h e relative concentrations of the groups are displayed as average levels of concentration of employment and of net output. T h e levels of concentration used in U tton’s table are derived from industry concentration ratios (per cent of total employment or of net output by the three or four largest firms) by grouping (into the 16 broad categories) and Another way of looking at the problem of varie:\- in technological change weighting the concentration ratios of individual industries by the numbers is in terms of technological novelty and origin.

The aeroplane, the motor-car, and radio— even if, now the technology is Big firms therefore dominate technological innovation in certain industries mature, small firms contribute little to innovation in these industries. If there because of the nature of the technology, and despite the handicaps which size is no existing product that resembles the new one, and if a new product has T H E S O U R C E S OF I N N O V A T I O N 42 been invented outside a firm, a new firm is better equipped than existing THE I N F L U E N C E OF G O V E R N M E N T S 43 a country’s military potential.

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