Dr. David Pithan
Title of PhD Dissertation: The Discursive Legitimation of New Ideas. Emergence and Diffusion of the Industrial Research Laboratory in the United States, 1870-1930.
Prof. Dr. Mark Lutter (chair)
Prof. Dr. Thomas Heinze (referee)
Prof. Dr. Cyrus Mody, Maastricht University (external referee)
Jun-Prof. Dr. Dania Achermann
Oral exam: 03/06/2019
Grade: Summa Cum Laude
This dissertation is published as book:
Pithan, D. 2021. Corporate Research Laboratories and the History of Innovation. Routledge, New York. ISBN: 978-036747660-1.
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