Originally published in 1997, this book puts information management in the context of technology transfer, industrialization and national development. As well as showing the necessity for the efficient use of information resources, the book also examines the costs of poor information management in undermining negotiation, the preparation of contingencies and the ability to let go of 'dead projects'. The book includes case studies of two technology transfer projects in Kenya are included.
CRC Press Inc
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Series: Routledge Library Editions: The Economics and Business of Technology
27 March 2018
Further / Higher Education
A / AS level
Part 1: Reconceptualizing Development 1. The Framework for Development 2. The Cost of Misconceptions 3. Self-Reliance and Information Management 4. An Information Management-Based Approach to Technology Transfer 5. Using the Conceptual Framework of Information Science Part 2: Strategic National Information Management 6. Research Methodology Considerations 7. The Kenyan National Power Alcohol Programme 8. The Kenyan National Car Project, 1984-1990 9. Parallel Activities Important to the National Car Project Part 3: Policy Implications and Tactics for Change 10. Institutional Reorientation and Attitude Changes 11. Issues of Terrain Transparency 12. Tactics for Change