1st Edition

Information Resources and Technology Transfer Management in Developing Countries

By Richard Onyango Copyright 1997
    230 Pages
    by Routledge

    230 Pages
    by Routledge

    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.


    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


    Onyango, Richard