Barriers and Challenges for Technology Transfer in Malaysian Small and Medium Industries

Burhanuddin, M.A. and Arif, Fahmi and Azizah, V. and Prabuwono, Anton Satria (2009) Barriers and Challenges for Technology Transfer in Malaysian Small and Medium Industries. In: 2009 International Conference on Information Management and Engineering, 3-5 April 2009, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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Abstract

Small and medium-scale industries (SMI) have played a very important role in Malaysian economy. Particularly in terms of employment generation, better income distribution and as a training ground for entrepreneurs before investing in a larger scale businesses. However, there are many factors inhibiting the adoption of new technologies especially related to Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in the challenging world today. It is important to identify the primary obstacles they face with regard in adopting new technology. In order for them to survive in a long run, this study identifies problems and constraints faced by SMI in Malaysia. Then, focus on the challenges and barriers for them in adopting new technology. The researchers visited few foodprocessing SMI in the Southern Region of Malaysia and make comparison with few important publications on SMI development

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects: T Technology > T Technology (General)
Divisions: Karya Tulis Ilmiah
Depositing User: Asep Kamaludin
Date Deposited: 06 Nov 2018 02:12
Last Modified: 07 Nov 2018 01:28
URI: http://eprints.itenas.ac.id/id/eprint/172

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