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Managing institutional change in the science and technology systems of Eastern Europe and East Africa

Chataway, Jo and Hewitt, Tom (1999). Managing institutional change in the science and technology systems of Eastern Europe and East Africa. Development in Practice, 9(1/2) pp. 88–102.

DOI (Digital Object Identifier) Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09614529953241
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Abstract

This paper is a comparative study of institutional change and efforts to create networks and linkages in the science and technology (S&T) systems of Poland and Tanzania at a time of market-led economic reform. It argues that, in both countries, S&T has been hampered by linear approaches to technology transfer and that future efforts should focus on non-linear approaches involving multiple actors. Discussion focuses on a consideration of organisational goals and agendas, the resource base of different organisations, and fostering organisational capacities to learn, adapt, and change.

Item Type: Journal Article
ISSN: 0961-4524
Academic Unit/Department: Mathematics, Computing and Technology > Engineering & Innovation
Mathematics, Computing and Technology
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Innovation, Knowledge & Development research centre (IKD)
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Item ID: 11451
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Date Deposited: 21 Aug 2008 13:39
Last Modified: 02 Dec 2010 20:10
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/11451
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