Technology Transfer- Perception Versus Reality
Organization: Society for Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration
Jan 1, 2001
Western technology is considered a panacea for all ills in developing countries. Is that really the case? Are inventors of new technology overselling? What are the expectations of the receiving party? The author offers his views on these questions and proposes a process for systematic transfer of technology while minimizing surprises on the part of the seller and the receiver.