The Journal of Technology Transfer

, Volume 4, Issue 2, pp 15–25 | Cite as

Barriers to technology transfer and their elimination

  • Werner Jung


An analogy between the flow of technology and the flow of electricity is used as a method to analyze technology transfer. This effort is expanded by an analogy to the Lewin's field theory in Social Science. An effort is then made to understand better the types of barriers to technology transfer. Several classes of barriers are identified and are then discussed in detail.


Economic Growth Field Theory Technology Transfer Industrial Organization Lewin 
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