La Muette, home of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, has a long and rich history. This book tells its story from its inception as a royal hunting lodge to its present-day use as the headquarters of the OECD. The reader may find it amusing, and sometimes instructive, to meet some of the colourful characters who once roamed its galleries. The place itself has played a significant role in French history; the Château and its extensive park were once the theatre of many a strong sentiment and the locale is impregnated with memories, comic, tragic, venal, lofty, solemn and ludic. These traces of the past are the real substance of La Muette’s charm; they are also the voices that echo through this text and linger in the halls of the Château.
Strategic business services, examined in twenty-one OECD country case studies in this book, comprise services in computer software and information processing, research and development and technical testing, marketing, business organisation (manag...
Universities are key elements in the science systems in all OECD countries.
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Digital television, whether delivered via terrestrial transmissions, via satellite transmissions, via cable, or via some other medium, will be an important component in the audio-visual market.
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Summarises the six national exercises presented to the 1992 Workshop with additional material for Austria and the Netherlands.
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Treatment of intangible investment and/or its core components in international standards: the System of National Accounts 1993.
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Treatment of intangible investment and/or its core components in international standards: the OECD "Frascati Family" of manuals for the measurement of scientific and technological activities and associated surveys.
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Suggests that non-financial measures of quality and strategic achievement have a profound effect on investment and valuation, and shows investors' appreciation of investments in employee development, process quality and corporate innovations.
This conference discussed the need for harmonised data on intangible investment for international comparisons of investment.
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Paper presented at the International Symposium on Measuring and Reporting Intellectual Capital: Experience, Issues, and Prospects, Amsterdam, 9-11 June 1999