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Modeling technology transfer for petroleum industry in Libya: an overview

Mohamed, Al Mabruk S. and Salit, Mohd Sapuan and Megat Ahmad, Megat Mohamad Hamdan and Hamouda, Abdel Magid Salem and Baharudin, B. T. Hang Tuah (2010) Modeling technology transfer for petroleum industry in Libya: an overview. Scientific Research and Essays, 5 (2). art. no. 78C57A216546. pp. 130-147. ISSN 1992-2248

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The purpose of this study was to review and criticize the accessible literature of technology transfer (TT). To reduce the literature to convenient proportions, the focus would be on literature on modeling of technology transfer in the diverse industry sectors. The foremost purpose of the paper was to put forward an appropriate conceptual TT model in the context of Libyan oil industry. Uncertainly, foreign companies operating in Libyan petroleum industry may possibly transfer technology provided certain conditions. However, imported petroleum technology might not essentially be transferred flawlessly. The paper begins by examining the factors accommodated in each model believed to influence the TT process effectiveness. Based on our review, the conceptual model derived to include key factors of TT to evaluate TT performance, and examine interrelations between TT government support, TT infrastructure, TT environment, and TT learning capability.

Item Type:Article
Keyword:Technology transfer; Petroleum industry; Libya; Modeling
Faculty or Institute:Faculty of Engineering
Publisher:Academic Journals
ID Code:11746
Deposited By: kmportal
Deposited On:13 Apr 2011 15:51
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