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Social Intelligence: Prerequisite for the Management of Science and Technology

  • Arnoldo Ventura

Abstract

Underdevelopment is more a state of mind than a consequence of environmental, social or technical impoverishment. This is not to deny that prolonged underdevelopment will eventually lead to a deterioration of the environment, wastage of natural and technical resources, and a destruction of social integrity. Instead, this assertion is based on the fact that underdevelopment can often be observed in the midst of relative abundance and that it is accompanied by a paralysis of will and a surrender to ignorance.

Keywords

Underdeveloped Country Transnational Corporation Social Intelligence Proprietary Information Foreign Entity 
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Notes

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© Jan Annerstedt and Andrew Jamison 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • Arnoldo Ventura
    • 1
  1. 1.Florida International UniversityUSA

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