Essence of values

Abd Razak, Dzulkifli (2010) Essence of values. New Sunday Times.

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RECENTLY, I made a presentation entitled Reinventing Science at the Academy of Sciences Malaysia Inaugural Lectures. The crux of the talk was how Science, over the years, has become a mere tool of economic utility under the banner "commercialisation". In an era of knowledge economy, Science and Technology is the main vehicle for creating wealth to move up the value chain. The word "value" is now associated with "profitability" — the higher the value chain, the better it is for a company or individual. In other words, the meaning of "value" is narrowly understood in materialistic terms.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Q Science > Q Science (General) > Q1-390 Science (General)
Divisions: Koleksi Naib Canselor (Vice Chancellor Collection) > Profesor Tan Sri Dato' Dzulkifli Abdul Razak > Newspaper Clippings
Depositing User: Mr Noorazilan Noordin
Date Deposited: 30 Mar 2017 02:27
Last Modified: 30 Mar 2017 02:27

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