The Journal of Technology Transfer

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

Barriers to technology transfer and their elimination

  • Werner Jung
Article

Abstract

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.

Keywords

Economic Growth Field Theory Technology Transfer Industrial Organization Lewin 

Preview

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

References

  1. Hough, G. W.Technology Diffusion, Lomond Systems, Inc: Mt. Airy, Maryland, 1975, p 26.Google Scholar
  2. Ivancevich, J. M., A. D. Szilagyi and M. J. Wallace.Organizational Behavior and Performance. Goodyear Publishing Co. Incl: Santa Monica, CA., 1977, p 256.Google Scholar
  3. Lewin, K. A.Field Theory in Social Science — Selected Theoretical Papers, D. Cartwright, ed., Harper and Row: New York, 1951.Google Scholar
  4. Lindzey, G., C. S. Hall and R. F. Thompson.Psychology. Worth Publishers, Inc.: New York, 1975, fourth printing, 1976, p 358.Google Scholar
  5. Murray, H. A.Explorations in Personality. New York, Oxford, 1938, 1962 edition, pp. 151–225.Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Technology Transfer Society 1981

Authors and Affiliations

  • Werner Jung

There are no affiliations available

Personalised recommendations