System Dynamics Modeling and the Study of Technological Change

José Carlos Rodríguez, Mario Gómez Aguirre

Resumen


Este artículo discute la posibilidad de analizar el cambio tecnológico a través de los métodos que se derivan de la dinámica de sistemas. En este sentido, la naturaleza del cambio tecnológico como un fenómeno sistémico y complejo
hace a los métodos que se derivan de la dinámica de sistemas una herramienta adecuada para su análisis. Por lo mismo, esta posibilidad surge debido a que los métodos que ofrece la dinámica de sistemas permiten tratar con los procesos de retroalimentación y los rezagos en el tiempo que caracterizan muchos de los fenómenos en economía y ciencias de la gestión. Los autores hacen una revisión de alguna literatura importante en relación con la actividad innovadora de las industrias relacionadas con la biotecnología y sugiriendo que
el enfoque de la dinámica de sistemas puede ser una herramienta útil para analizar esta actividad en estas industrias.

Palabras clave


dinámica de sistemas; cambio tecnológico; biotecnología.

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