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Possibility of Technology Transfer from Malaysia

Mohamad Hanapi, Mohamad (1986) Possibility of Technology Transfer from Malaysia. Masters thesis, The University of Stirling.

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Abstract

The main aim of this study is to identify the possibility of technology export from Malaysia in view of the rapid structural transformation that had occurred in its economy and in sight of the recent phenomenom among the fast growing industrializing of the Third World. According this research begins with the evaluation of the nature and characteristics of the Third World countries technology exports are reviewed so as to find any relationship and thereby provides some form of basis when discussing the case of Malaysia in the later chapters. This report concludes by accepting that there is a possibility of technology export from Malaysia in view of the evidence from the rapid transformation of its economy by which it led toan attainment of specific capability in the areas in which it presently possesses the comparative advantage, particularly in the agriculture and land development areas. Evidences distinguished that the modes of technology transfer are through technical and economic cooperations but future progress has been envisaged in the manufacturing and construction sectors. Finally this research ends by outlining its setbacks, attributing to the limited time available for detailed and refined emperical data gathering and suggested further areas of research in this field with particular attention is directed towards the technological intensity of Malaysia in view of its rapid industrialisation process.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Technology Transfer, Technology Export, Malaysia
Subjects: T Technology > TS Manufactures > TS155-194 Production management. Operations management
Divisions: Faculty and School System > Faculty of Business Management
Depositing User: Ms Nur Farihah Fadzil
Date Deposited: 16 Oct 2009 11:58
Last Modified: 25 Jun 2015 01:29
URI: http://etd.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/560

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