Beyond the Balance Sheet and the global economic sectors

Daniel Berg, Norman G. Einspruch

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

4 Scopus citations


In a series of articles entitled "Beyond the Balance Sheet," FORBES has examined certain corporate characteristics that are not always quantified on the balance sheet, but, nevertheless, contribute to shareholder value. Using a technique called "Data Surface Mining" (DSM), the previously published data were further analyzed to characterize the similarities and differences between the Goods and Service Sectors; the results of these analyses are presented herein. In addition, the issues of technology management especially relevant to the Service Sector are presented. These issues are of critical importance in light of the fact that the Service Sector represents 80% (GDP and/or employment) of the United States economy and is of increasing importance in the global economy. Furthermore, technology management in the Service Sector has not has not been given great attention in the academic literature. (c) 2006 PICMET.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationPICMET '06 - Portland International Center for Management of Engineering and Technology, Proceedings Technology Management for the Global Future
Number of pages6
StatePublished - Dec 1 2006
Externally publishedYes
EventPICMET '06 - Technology Management for the Global Future - Istanbul, Turkey
Duration: Jul 8 2006Jul 13 2006

Publication series

NamePortland International Conference on Management of Engineering and Technology


OtherPICMET '06 - Technology Management for the Global Future

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Engineering(all)
  • Strategy and Management


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