In other words, the cumulativeness
of absorptive capacity and its nature of history dependence preclude SMEs from becoming responsive in a short period of time.
Thus, science does not fit the ideal image of cumulativeness
conventionally ascribed to it.
Second, the research lacked cumulativeness
; that is, researchers paid scant attention to earlier research and made little effort to build upon it.
It adopts the idea of cumulativeness
inherent in Guttman's approach, and, in addition, the probabilistic nature of Mokken's model allows for nonperfect response patterns.
One, from `strategic' trade theory and `new economic geography', relies on scale economies, cumulativeness
, and agglomeration externalities to explain the location of activity (Krugman, 1986, 1991; Venables, 1996).
He notes tensions in the knowledge and reasoning of practitioners revolving around four issues: (1) pluralism and commonality; (2) tacit know-how and explicit knowledge; (3) uniqueness and cumulativeness
; and (4) generativity and generality.
As this volume demonstrates, cumulativeness
also means that the scientific discussion becomes less dramatic but simultaneously more nuanced.
Growth Learning processes, tacit know-how, cumulativeness
of technical improvements, modularity of technology investments, first-mover advantages, synergetic effects
As Scherer (1986) pointed out, "there has been neither continuity nor cumulativeness
in the area of the vocal communication of emotion" (p.
Moreover, in his theory of replacement Thagard distinguishes four possibilities, according to the degree of cumulativeness
: incorporation, sublation, supplantation, and disregard (p.