Nurturing communities of practice for effective university-to-industry technology transfer:two exemplar cases from the Cauca Region of Columbia

Theodorakopoulos, Nicholas, Sánchez Preciado, Deycy J. and Bennett, David (2010). Nurturing communities of practice for effective university-to-industry technology transfer:two exemplar cases from the Cauca Region of Columbia. IN: 17th International Annual EurOMA Conference. Hosni, Y. (ed.) UNSPECIFIED.

Abstract

This paper’s primary aim is to demonstrate how university-industry technology transfer can be achieved effectively by nurturing and bridging communities of practice amongst recipients of technology and stakeholders concerned with technology diffusion, productivity and economic development. Its empirical evidence is from an intervention initiative targeting two small-scale industries, namely fish farming and coffee production, in the Cauca region of Colombia. Results show how barriers to transfer have been overcome and the intervention’s design elements and outcomes are discussed.

Divisions: Aston Business School
Aston Business School > Work & organisational psychology
Aston Business School > Work & organisational psychology research group
Aston Business School > Operations & information management research group
Additional Information: CD
Event Title: 17th international annual EurOMA Conference
Event Type: Other
Event Dates: 2010-06-06 - 2010-06-09
Uncontrolled Keywords: university-to-industry technology transfer,community of practice,small scale production,knowledge diffusion
Published Date: 2010
Authors: Theodorakopoulos, Nicholas
Sánchez Preciado, Deycy J.
Bennett, David ( 0000-0003-1480-8652)

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