A Model for the Design and Development of a Science and Technology Park in Developing Countries
AbstractThis paper presents an appropriate model for Science and Technology Parks (STPs) with a view to helping policy makers and STP managers implement and manage STPs. The authors reorganize and prioritize the Cabral-Dahab Science Park Management Paradigm. We identify three critical groups of actors (determinants, reactors and executors) and develop four sub-models from different trajectories of the groups of actors. We place more emphasis on the “determinants” as the most important actors in the establishment and management of STP. A critical evaluation of the sub-models reveals that the sub-model in which government, industry and university/research institutes are all jointly involved in decisive policy direction is the most appropriate for the developing country. The paper concludes that economies in transition should see STPs as having a distinctive organizational structure as a result of its myriads of collaborations and partnerships.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by University Library of Munich, Germany in its series MPRA Paper with number 25342.
Date of creation: 2009
Date of revision: 2009
Publication status: Published in Int. J. Management and Enterprise Development 1.8(2010): pp. 62-81
Enterprise Development; Science and Technology Park; Model; Developing countries; Cabral-Dahab Paradigm; Determinants; Management;
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