International Knowledge Transfer & Utilization
Date/Time: Tuesday 14:45-16:15
Sponsor: INFORMS Section on Technology Management
Chair: William T. Flannery
Chair Address: Univ. of TX, Div. of Mgt. & Mkt., San Antonio, TX 78269-0634,
Global Networked Entrepreneurship: Experiential Learning Through Technology Incubators David L. Gibson --- Univ. of TX, IC2 Inst., 2815 San Gabriel, Austin, TX 78705 , (firstname.lastname@example.org)
- We present an overview of the challenges and rewards of implementing¨ a global networked entrepreneurship program through the IC2¨ Institute and its Austin Technology Incubator with technology¨ incubators and commercialization centers worldwide including Lisbon,¨ Portugal; Curitiba, Brazil; Shanghai/Hefei, China; Moscow, Russia¨ and Kiev, Ukraine.
Understanding the Role of Cultural & Communicative Differences in Knowledge Diffusion/Utilization Kathy L. Wohlert --- Univ. of TX, Div. of Mgt. & Mkt., 6900 North Loop 1604 West, San Antonio, TX 78249 , (email@example.com)
- We present a conceptual model positing the existence of a¨ fundamental relationship among effective communication, cultural¨ understanding and international knowledge diffusion/utilization.¨ Concepts such as restricted/elaborated linguistic codes and¨ co-oriented meaning are explored. Propositions derived from the¨ model are also discussed.
Critical Success Factors for International Technology Transfer Glenn Dietrich --- Univ. of TX-San Antonio, Div. of Acct. & IS, 6900 North Loop 1604 West, San Antonio, TX 78249 , (firstname.lastname@example.org)
- With the globalization of international business and the spread of¨ high technology enterprises around the world, it becomes¨ increasingly important to be able to address the barriers and¨ facilitators that make foreign technology transfer successful.¨ Issues such as intellectual property rights, culture and tax laws¨ will be examined.