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Technological Learning in the Iranian Railroad Industry

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In spite of its rapid development toward modern rail systems like electric and magnetic trains in most of the European and Far Eastern countries, the technological performance of the rail industry in Iran has been lagging. In this chapter, authors will analyze the factors that contributed to the inadequate growth of railroad network, the reliance on obsolete technology, and the lack of innovation in the industry in the country. They will enumerate and examine technological and managerial challenges the state-owned railroad enterprise faces, and recommend policies to remedy the issues.

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  • Technological Capability
  • Technological Learning
  • Interaction Initiate
  • Railroad Network
  • Innovation Capability

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Maleki, A., Babakhan, A. (2017). Technological Learning in the Iranian Railroad Industry. In: Soofi, A., Goodarzi, M. (eds) The Development of Science and Technology in Iran. Palgrave Macmillan, New York. https://doi.org/10.1057/978-1-137-57257-8_8

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