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Technology Transfer and Change Management

  • Orhan ÖzçatalbaşEmail author
Reference work entry


Technology Transfer

Technology transfer is a broad set of processes covering the flows of know-how, experience, and equipment among different stakeholders such as Governments, private sector entities, financial institutions, nongovernmental organizations (NGOs), and research/educational institutions (IPCC 2000b). Technology is the transfer of scientific knowledge to life (Özçatalbaş 2014). It is very important to be capable of producing technology, because of global competition and for the welfare of society. Technology transfer provides significant advantages for the owner of the technology. Accordingly, technology transfer refers to the competitiveness of countries or firms on a global scale.


As a concept, innovation is described as first time perception of an opinion or an application which has not been encountered in the past by a person. Thus, innovation is a subjective concept; everything seen, heard, or perceived by a person carries characteristic of...

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Agricultural Economics, Faculty of AgricultureAkdeniz UniversityAntalyaTurkey

Section editors and affiliations

  • Mohammad Sadegh Allahyari
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Agricultural ManagementRasht Branch, Islamic Azad UniversityRashtIran