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Transferring intermediate technologies to rural enterprises in developing economies: a conceptual framework

Sánchez Preciado, Deycy Janeth; Claes, Björn and Theodorakopoulos, Nicholas (2016). Transferring intermediate technologies to rural enterprises in developing economies: a conceptual framework. Prometheus: Critical Studies in Innovation, 34(2) pp. 153–170.

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Abstract

This paper integrates the contributions from different branches of the technology transfer literature to identify enablers driving the transfer of intermediate or appropriate technologies to recipients in rural areas of developing economies. An in-depth analysis of the literature shows that many enablers identified in the literature focus on high technology transfers and are of limited relevance in the context of rural enterprises. Other important enablers in this specific setting are ignored or insufficiently considered. This paper proposes a framework comprising a specific set of enablers that facilitates technology transfer in rural enterprises in developing regional economies.

Item Type: Journal Item
Copyright Holders: 2017 The Authors
ISSN: 1470-1030
Academic Unit/School: Faculty of Business and Law (FBL) > Business > Department for People and Organisations
Faculty of Business and Law (FBL) > Business
Faculty of Business and Law (FBL)
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Item ID: 50982
Depositing User: Björn Claes
Date Deposited: 20 Sep 2017 10:55
Last Modified: 04 Jun 2019 19:41
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/50982
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