Encyclopedia of Creativity, Invention, Innovation and Entrepreneurship

2013 Edition
| Editors: Elias G. Carayannis

Epistemic Governance and Epistemic Innovation Policy

  • David F. J. CampbellEmail author
  • Elias G. Carayannis
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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4614-3858-8_271

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The Conceptual Definition of Epistemic Governance and of Epistemic Innovation Policy

The concept of epistemic governance is based on the understanding that the underlying epistemic structure, the underlying epistemic base, and the underlying epistemic paradigms of those organizations, institutions, or systems (sectors) are being addressed, which should be governed. In context of higher education, governance can refer not only to internal governance within a university (higher education institution) or within the higher education system but also to external governance, for example, governance measures of a government for universities. A more detailed definition of epistemic governance would stress as follows:...

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Faculty for Interdisciplinary Studies (IFF), Institute of Science Communication and Higher Education ResearchAlpen-Adria-University KlagenfurtViennaAustria
  2. 2.University of Applied ArtsViennaAustria
  3. 3.Department of Information Systems & Technology Management, School of BusinessThe George Washington UniversityWashingtonUSA