Richer returns from R&D
- ROI pressure limits online buying. Bradley, Anusha // Supply Management;1/19/2006, Vol. 11 Issue 2, p13
The article presents a survey that identifies the return on investment as the main reason of the companies in limiting their electronic procurement in Great Britain. The survey was conducted by computer maker Oracle and the Bristol Business School. It has identified that by investing more time...
- Look hard at the latest and greatest. Reid, Keith // Fuel Oil News;Nov2011, Vol. 76 Issue 11, p8
The author discusses the need for heating oil technology industry to give importance on research and development and determine what is the latest and greatest that can add to efficiency. The author mentions that research and development works to provide efficiency outside of the client's home,...
- Cashing in with chips: Improving efficiency in semiconductor R&D. JONES, SCOTT // Solid State Technology;Mar2014, Vol. 57 Issue 2, p21
The article discusses issues related to the future of semiconductor companies with special emphasis on achieving higher returns on their Research and Development (R&D) investments. Topics discussed include revenue growth and significant recovery witnessed by the semiconductor industry in 2013,...
- Specialty chemical industry in India shows promising future by 2020, says study. // Chemical Business;Mar2011, Vol. 25 Issue 3, p66
The article focuses on a study conducted by McKinsey and Co. about how India's specialty chemical industry is expected to grow by 15 to 17 percent and reach 80-100 billion U.S. dollars by the year 2030.
- McKinsey: US could undergo manufacturing renaissance. Jing Chen // Chemical Week;1/23/2017, Vol. 179 Issue 3, p11
The article offers information on the discussion at the consultancy firm McKinsey & Co. which suggests expectations of manufacturing renaissance in the U.S. economy to increase productivity of the chemical industry.
- Matching the Market. Hunter, David // Chemical Week;10/2/2002, Vol. 164 Issue 39, p5
Deals with the views of several executives on the market performance of the chemical industry as of October 2002. Need for consolidation and acquisitions; Commitment to research and development in the industry; Impact of technological innovation on the industry.
- Slow to Scale. Javier, Mia; Parker, Nicholas // Water Canada;2011, Vol. 11 Issue 4, p41
The article discusses the issue on water innovation and innovative water resource management in Canada. It notes that the forecasted water stress in several communities has urged regional leaders to adopt water technology development and integrated resource management. However, it states that...
- Speed Mold Verification and Improve Global Cooperation. Knoche, Scott // Moldmaking Technology Magazine;Apr2008, Vol. 11 Issue 4, p49
The article reports that moldmakers are having the opportunity to upgrade and quicken the process of mold and product identification while they continue to strengthen their global business collaboration. According to the article, this has been made more possible by the technology of combining...
- An Agent-Based Computational Economics Approach To Technology Adoption Timing And The Emergence Of Dominant Designs. Warner, Alfred G.; Caliskan-Demirag, Ozgun // Journal of Business & Economics Research;Feb2011, Vol. 9 Issue 2, p107
Dominant technology designs emerge as the sum of adoption decisions across many firms. We take the position that if certain factors drive adoption by an individual firm, then in the aggregate, they may also illuminate the conditions under which a particular dominant design might emerge. In order...