xvi, 505 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
TA403 .G66 2001
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note
The mystery at the heart of it all: an overview of Corning technology From lore to learning: Corning finds its "formula" for scientific glassmaking Craft and science: partners in process invention Leveraging technology: Corning and the lessons of strategic partnerships Corning and the military: innovation in an era of permanent mobilization Reinstitutionalizing R&D: TV, Corning Ware, and the search for breakthroughs Invisible assets: intellectural property and the search for competitive advantage The end of the "American century": wrestling with diversification and control Recovering Corning: a return to the spirit of specialty materials.